Hello fellow Heroes, I trust that you had a good week. Here’s another collection of quick arcade news items, although before starting with the headlines, Atari Games’ Area 51 has been enjoying a bit of attention this week thanks to the wacky plan of some people to “storm” the infamous military base in Nevada. If you really want to know what happened there in 1995, go and find an Area 51 machine!
Ok, onto the more important news:
Honest Trailers Tackles The New Samurai Shodown
Start your weekend off with a laugh! I have a hunch that whoever wrote this isn’t a big fan of Samurai Shodown’s game mechanics. This game is coming soon to Japanese arcades (and I believe Round1USA) which is why I can put it here…content warning for virtual blood if that’s not your thing:

Fozzy Football Launches
I missed this last week, so my apologies about that. You might recall that back in May we reported on an innovation in the field of shuffleboard by the name of Fozzy Football. The game has now launched to the public with an open test, and you can see the positive reaction & thoughts from a variety of players in this video promo below. I wonder if this will be at an amusement trade show in the near future

Arcade Festivities – Open Air Arcade in Italy; Games At The Southern Fried Gaming Expo
With summer in it’s full, roasting glory across the northern hemisphere right now, there are plenty of events that bring players out to enjoy some arcade gaming goodness. Earlier today I posted about the Coca-Cola X Stranger Things pop-up arcade in London, but that’s not the only place you’ve been able to experience the joys of coin-op.
Arcade Blogger: Open Air Arcade! Arzignano, Italy