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13 07, 2024

Two New From Marvelous: Naruto Emblem Battle (NA), Pokemon Frienda (JP)

By |2024-07-13T11:18:20+01:00July 13th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Two New From Marvelous: Naruto Emblem Battle (NA), Pokemon Frienda (JP)

The dog days of summer have been dragging on as usual, and arcade news has been fairly quiet in more ways than one of late. Part of that is down to this very site unfortunately going into some unplanned downtime for a few hours the other day – thankfully that’s all sorted now though. With [...]

9 07, 2024

Stern Pinball Unleashes The Godzilla 70th Anniversary Premium Table

By |2024-07-10T10:49:24+01:00July 9th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Stern Pinball Unleashes The Godzilla 70th Anniversary Premium Table

The King of Monsters is turning 70 this year, and to celebrate, we’ve already received a VR arcade title from Raw Thrills. Now, Stern Pinball has launched a new Premium edition of their Godzilla pinball machine to mark the occasion and it looks pretty sweet. Let’s check it out: The Godzilla 70th Anniversary Pinball Machine [...]

4 07, 2024

Bowl Expo 2024 – The Wrap-up

By |2024-07-04T09:52:59+01:00July 4th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bowl Expo 2024 – The Wrap-up

Bowl Expo 2024 is now over and done with, although my plan to be there and check it all out in person fell through thanks to me missing my flight. Fortunately, Brandon Willey of the LBX Collective did attend, and kindly sent these photos so that we could all get a solid glimpse at what [...]

30 06, 2024

International Bowl Expo 2024 Preview

By |2024-07-01T09:24:20+01:00June 30th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on International Bowl Expo 2024 Preview

It’s time for your middle-of-the-year arcade event known as Bowl Expo, although this one is meant to focus on bowling. Since most bowling centers happen to have an arcade on-site, their annual get-together now boasts a stronger presence of arcade game makers. It’s not as well attended by those companies as something like Amusement Expo, [...]

29 06, 2024

Phantom Breaker Omnia Now Available To Order For Arcades

By |2024-06-30T09:14:29+01:00June 29th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Phantom Breaker Omnia Now Available To Order For Arcades

A new 2.5D fighting game is now available for arcades to grab, thanks to exA-Arcadia’s latest release, Phantom Breaker Omnia. Based upon the fighting title of the same name, exA has made some upgrades to it that makes this another ‘premium’ release. Let’s check it out: Phantom Breaker Omnia – The Series Phantom Breaker got [...]

28 06, 2024

Monster Eye 3 Launches In Chinas; Heads Stateside In August

By |2024-06-28T20:09:00+01:00June 28th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Monster Eye 3 Launches In Chinas; Heads Stateside In August

June is about over, but we’ve got a new game to discuss that should satisfy fans of mounted gun arcade games. Let’s take a look at Monster Eye 3, by IGS & Wahlap. Monster Eye 3 Now Shipping In China We don’t have many readers from China here, but in case you plan on visiting [...]

28 06, 2024

Happy National Video Arcade Day 2024!

By |2024-06-28T08:53:31+01:00June 28th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Happy National Video Arcade Day 2024!

Today is June 27th and that means its National Video Arcade Day! Why today? Because it’s Atari’s birthday, and that’s as good a mark as any to denote when video arcades got their start (yes, PONG wouldn’t launch until later in 1972, but since we don’t have an exact date there, their incorporation date works). [...]

24 06, 2024

Newsbytes: Bowl Expo Updates; DPVR; Asteroids Test; Headlines

By |2024-06-24T08:16:19+01:00June 24th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Bowl Expo Updates; DPVR; Asteroids Test; Headlines

Welcome to Newsbytes, our regular series of posts at Arcade Heroes that rounds up quick bites of news from around the world of arcades and pinball. As ever, Summer can be a slow season for such news, but thanks to our many readers out there, we’re able to scrap some things together outside of your [...]

19 06, 2024

Animal Kaiser+ Is Now Shipping In The US

By |2024-06-19T07:29:23+01:00June 19th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Animal Kaiser+ Is Now Shipping In The US

It’s time for another game release, although this post may be a little brief, since the game has launched already – in the UK. The game in question being Animal Kaiser+, it’s now available in the US for locations to grab. Animal Kaiser+ – Quick Details For a brief rundown, Animal Kaiser+ is a reboot [...]

18 06, 2024

Marvel: Contest Of Champions Launching Next Week

By |2024-06-18T07:20:15+01:00June 18th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Marvel: Contest Of Champions Launching Next Week

Arcade news has slowed down a little bit as it often does when we approach the Summer time – but don’t worry, as we have some news on Raw Thrills’ Marvel: Contest of Champions, which begins production next week. Let’s take a look. Marvel: Contest of Champions – Background While hardly the first Marvel-branded arcade [...]

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