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11 12, 2023

New Games Aplenty For 2024: Wrapping Up IAAPA 2023

By |2023-12-12T00:07:50+00:00December 11th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on New Games Aplenty For 2024: Wrapping Up IAAPA 2023

It’s been a few weeks since IAAPA 2023 took place and in that time, I’ve slowly been working through the many companies and games that made their grand debut at the show. This post is intended to wrap it all up, helping you navigate what was there and what is coming to the arcade scene [...]

23 06, 2023

Unico USA Launches 26″ Arcade CRT Replacement LCD Panels

By |2023-06-23T17:52:00+01:00June 23rd, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Unico USA Launches 26″ Arcade CRT Replacement LCD Panels

H/T to SP95 for the news About two years ago, I reported on the creation of a 4:3 LCD monitor product that was  created to replace the old CRT tubes in arcade cabinets. Due to the shipping out of Australia, I didn’t  jump on those yet but today there’s a new contender in the space [...]

29 05, 2023

SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

By |2023-05-30T17:45:59+01:00May 29th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

In the second part of his trip down arcade memory lane, Kevin Williams (KWP) continues to discuss “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe cabinet designs. Editing and several additions were thrown in by myself, Arcadehero. If you missed the first part, click here! KWP: The first part of our coverage looked at the history of Deluxe (DX) [...]

16 05, 2023

Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

By |2023-05-17T15:40:46+01:00May 16th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams (KWP), takes a look at the history of the “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe” categories of arcade cabinet hardware. These now dominate the arcade landscape, so I felt it fitting to see how we got here. Original text is from Mr. [...]

6 04, 2023

Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

By |2023-04-07T09:16:31+01:00April 6th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

Welcome to the Arcade Heroes “round-up” of Amusement Expo 2023. This will show off & discuss various games which appeared at this trade show which was held last week in Las Vegas. The short of it is: There are many new arcade games out there for locations to purchase now, and sales for game makers [...]

25 11, 2022

IAAPA 2022 Round-up #1 – New Arcade Games For 2023

By |2022-11-25T11:05:28+00:00November 25th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on IAAPA 2022 Round-up #1 – New Arcade Games For 2023

It’s almost been a week since the end IAAPA 2022, so it’s probably a good time for me to make a post about some of the news that came out of the event! It was great meeting a few of you at the show – my apologies on my voice. It’s still a little hoarse [...]

20 03, 2022

Amusement Expo 2022 Recap #1 – The Latest In Arcade Games

By |2022-03-20T19:25:04+00:00March 20th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Amusement Expo 2022 Recap #1 – The Latest In Arcade Games

Another amusement/arcade tradeshow has come and gone, and I was there to check it out. As always it’s great to see and talk with many in the business face-to-face, and play the games instead of just looking at photos or videos of them. However, not everyone can or wants to attend such events, so I [...]

8 03, 2022

EAG 2022 Wrap-Up [UPDATED!]

By |2022-03-08T17:31:41+00:00March 8th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on EAG 2022 Wrap-Up [UPDATED!]

I was going to cover the EAG 2022 show for a Newsbytes, but I really couldn’t find much else to talk about for that post, so I figure it’s better to separate that out and give the show it’s own focus for the follow-up. This will also allow me to pack-in more info. 3/8 – [...]

20 02, 2022

Newsbytes: Playable Pinball Coffee Table; Cleveland Gaming Classic ’22; NeoTRIS; ValoArena & More

By |2022-02-21T15:12:09+00:00February 20th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Playable Pinball Coffee Table; Cleveland Gaming Classic ’22; NeoTRIS; ValoArena & More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post where I curate news from around the world of arcades & pinball for your weekend reading pleasure. Let’s start with something pinball: The Playable Pinball Coffee Table By Build XYZ Building your own pinball machine is a daunting challenge but rebuilding one into a coffee table isn’t anything to sneeze [...]

27 01, 2022

Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

By |2022-01-28T11:26:21+00:00January 27th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

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