Archive for December 3, 2006

Time For The Crystal Balls!

December 3, 2006

OK, the next gen consoles are here. Microsoft and Sony battle it out for polygon perfection and Nintendo innovate in the hand (So to speak!). How’s all this going to affect the next generation of arcade titles? Is it time for the rebirth of the “Super Deluxe Games” like the monster eight player Daytonas of old, giving gamers what they could never have at home? or is the future more of the same upright JAMMA cabinets that clog our arcades? What do gamers really want? Let us know what you think

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OMG!!! Dream Arcades 100-inch Home Video Arcade Center

December 3, 2006

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I gotta have me one of these!!!

“Dream Arcades 100-inch Home Video Arcade Center
Our newest arcade features the largest screen available on any home arcade, 100-inches. It comes loaded with games and even works like a Music Jukebox and Home theater. It features a wireless audio and video connection* and a removable control panel. It even comes with a light gun and House of the Dead III.
$4999
Save $499. Introductory price is only $4499 (plus S&H)

More at http://www.dreamarcades.com/100inch.shtml

Finally A New Bike Game!

December 3, 2006

machine.gifAfter many years with only elderly Manx TT machines to keep us happy Raw Thrills deliver!The Fast and the Furious: Super Bikes is the latest game from Raw Thrills and it is the second game inspired by the hit movie franchise. This time the action is not confined to the United States, breathtaking locales From Shanghai to Monaco, Sturgis to Switzerland and others.

Super Bikes features 12 licensed motorcycles from the world’s top manufacturers including Moto Guzzi, Kawasaki and Suzuki. In true F n’ F style, you have total control over the look of your bike by adding engine upgrades, different body mods, NOS and much more. Saving your garage full of tricked out bikes is easy with the keypad, no more losing cards or keys.

You also get to pick from 12 different riders on Super Bikes. From the hard-core biker gangster to the hot blonde, you get to choose who gets to handle your ride. The riders also have over 30 different tricks that they can perform, including barrel rolls, helicopters and most importantly, drifting.

Drifting is a huge part of Super Bikes and it can mean the difference between first and fourth place. Learn to master this skill and you are going to be able to take anything that these challenging courses can throw at you.

More info at http://www.superbikesgame.com/

Let's Go Jungle

December 3, 2006

cab.gifSega readies another sit down shooter – Let’s Go Jungle.First seen at the London Preview show this is shaping up to be a great game. If anyone sees one out on test let us know!More at http://letsgojungle.sega.jp (Japanese Site) and Sega Amusements Europe’s site www.sega-amusements.co.uk

Let’s Go Jungle

December 3, 2006

cab.gifSega readies another sit down shooter – Let’s Go Jungle.First seen at the London Preview show this is shaping up to be a great game. If anyone sees one out on test let us know!More at http://letsgojungle.sega.jp (Japanese Site) and Sega Amusements Europe’s site www.sega-amusements.co.uk

Sega Rocks the Troc!

December 3, 2006

After Burner Climax Super Deluxe Segas Afterburner Climax is without doubt the next generation of air combat. This incredible sequel to Afterburner 2 is built around Sega’s Lindbergh hardware system. It features the top fighter planes of today soaring through climates and skies of all types.The Brave Fangs Aero Team, part of the G.H.O.S.T. squadron from Sega’s Ghost Squad, has been instructed to shut down the rebels of the skies to end a potentially demolishing nuclear inferno.Aircrafts include: F-14 Super Tomcat, F-15E Strike Eagle or F/A-19E Super Hornet in 4 different color variations and fully loaded with guns and missiles.Afterburner Climax features 20 new stages including Volcanic Islands, an Iceberg Base, Nuclear Arsenal, plus secret and extra stages.The full motion super deluxe version now takes pride of place at funland in the Trocadero centre in London. It’s £2.00 a go, but worth every penny. Get down there now!

Welcome to Arcade Heroes

December 3, 2006

Welcome to Arcade Heroes. This Blog hopes to fill the gap in news covering the world of arcade gaming. We hope to bring you everything arcade, from video games to mechanical cranes. Please bear with us whilst we try to get our stuff together!