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16 06, 2021

Raw Thrills Ports Cruis’n Blast To The Nintendo Switch

By |2021-06-16T21:16:41+01:00June 16th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Raw Thrills Ports Cruis’n Blast To The Nintendo Switch

I wondered whether or not I should cover this today, since I normally don’t get into console game news, but I figure that not everyone who reads this blog necessarily watches E3 coverage. As the post headline says, the 2017 arcade title Cruis’n Blast is finally headed home, thanks to Raw Thrills developing a port. [...]

14 06, 2021

Touch Magix Issues Free Updates For SpaceWarp 66 & Carnival Cups

By |2021-06-14T21:33:00+01:00June 14th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Touch Magix Issues Free Updates For SpaceWarp 66 & Carnival Cups

As manufacturers continue to get back into the swing of things, they are not only keeping things moving on the development of new titles, but also in supporting their older ones. This is particularly true of games that were released at the end of 2019, which really didn’t get a chance to breath on the [...]

14 06, 2021

Newsbytes: The Simpsons Goes 1up; Chrono Circle Rhythm Game; Axe Master & More

By |2021-06-14T20:58:04+01:00June 14th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: The Simpsons Goes 1up; Chrono Circle Rhythm Game; Axe Master & More

Hello reader, and welcome to Newsbytes, a curated collection of news items from around the arcade world. This one is a little later than usual, as I wanted to pad things out a little on the posts – I hate doing NBs back-to-back. Here we go: Arcade1up Announces The Simpsons The internet caught fire this [...]

13 06, 2021

Unboxing Round-Up With Outnumbered, Blazing Chrome AC & StepManiaX

By |2021-06-13T20:48:32+01:00June 13th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Unboxing Round-Up With Outnumbered, Blazing Chrome AC & StepManiaX

While the weekend is almost over, and I have a Newsbytes curated news post about ready to go, I hate doing those almost back-to-back, so let’s do a little bit of padding out with some unboxing content. This post will include info on game performance so far, so that it’s not just a phoned-in rehash [...]

11 06, 2021

Kira Kira Star Night Exa Now Available For Arcades

By |2021-06-11T20:30:04+01:00June 11th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Kira Kira Star Night Exa Now Available For Arcades

News has been pretty slow lately as we crawl into summer, but in today’s post, we have something that isn’t an announcement of a game to come nor a tease – it’s a game that’s available right now for any existing exA-Arcadia coin-op platform. That game is called Kira Kira Star Night exa. If you [...]

5 06, 2021

Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

By |2021-06-06T19:42:48+01:00June 5th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of news from around the arcade & pinball worlds. It’s been a bit slow in this regard for the past few weeks, which is why it’s been a little while since we’ve done it, but I was able to cobble together just enough to go to the wire this [...]

1 06, 2021

Raw Thrills Debuts The Official Minecraft Dungeons Arcade Trailer

By |2021-06-01T17:08:00+01:00June 1st, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Raw Thrills Debuts The Official Minecraft Dungeons Arcade Trailer

May is past and June is upon us, which means that Spring is on it’s last legs and things are heating up for the summer. In anticipation of the summer season, Raw Thrills is deep into production for their next release, Minecraft Dungeons Arcade, and as a part of the ramp of the hype, they’ve [...]

27 05, 2021

Sega To Launch Virtua Fighter eSports Arcade In Japan On June 2nd

By |2021-05-28T18:20:50+01:00May 27th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Sega To Launch Virtua Fighter eSports Arcade In Japan On June 2nd

Sega may not be known primarily for their 1v1 fighting games like Capcom or Namco happen to be, but they’ve always had one series in the genre that’s been a solid win for them, Virtua Fighter. Unfortunately, the franchise hasn’t garnered the same level of attention that the likes of Street Fighter, Tekken, or Mortal [...]

26 05, 2021

PAC-MAN Going Strong at Forty-One

By |2021-05-26T18:02:44+01:00May 26th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on PAC-MAN Going Strong at Forty-One

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes, entertainment industry specialist Kevin Williams, turns his gaze, after Mario, to the other leading video amusement gaming character: the iconic legend that is PAC-MAN. Kevin takes a look at his birth, ascendance, and continued popularity as a classic character and icon of the Video game [...]

24 05, 2021

Dave & Busters Debuts Minecraft Dungeons Arcade At All Locations

By |2021-05-24T18:51:00+01:00May 24th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Dave & Busters Debuts Minecraft Dungeons Arcade At All Locations

Not long after Chuck E. Cheeses announced their bankruptcy last year, things were looking pretty dicey for the other giant arcade chain in the US, Dave & Busters. Fortunately, they were able to navigate the lockdowns in a way that kept them from following the same bankruptcy route, and as was recently reported, they have [...]

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