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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2008


I’d like to take this opportunity to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and say a big thanks to all of you for following our site. It been two years now since Arcade Heroes launched and it wouldn’t be what it is without you guys. I hope your looking forward to another great year of arcade news, rumours and views and you can be sure to find it all on Arcade Heroes. See you in the New Year!

Arcade Heroes E-Mail

June 19, 2008

Just a quick site update.

Looks like our proper email is now up and running again, so please direct all your tips and stories to;

or click on the “contact us” link which can be found on the top right hand side of the website.


Last week on Arcade Heroes

March 25, 2008

Another interesting week, last week. We got some good feedback on what you all thought of Sega’s RaceTV, we had news of a new Global VR game based on the 2006 console release; NFS Carbon, as well as a new mystery game coming from Signature Devices. Thanks to Shaggy for keeping the news flowing. Enjoyed my long Easter weekend a little too much 🙂 hope you all did too.

Sega Race TV – your opinions

Location Review – Sunrise Fun Centre

Full details on Taito’s re-branding strategy

Ultar of the Unnamed – Casting Call

Hardcore Gamer w/Nascar Review

Shaggy’s Review: Blazing Angels

Need for Speed Carbon coming to Arcades

Signature Devices mysterious new arcade game

King of Fighters XII screenshots

Sega Amusements USA management reshuffle

Missing in Action; Tanks, Planes, Mechs & More

Konami Testing GTI Club sequel

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Last week on Arcade Heroes

March 18, 2008

So we had the usual kind of news this week; haunted arcade cabinets, Mexican wrestlers and a new pinball table from Stern. But most importantly we had some great news that Shaggy’s arcade is one more step closer to reality. The story brought messages of good luck, advice and some really interesting debate on the games that he could get for his arcade. Good luck Shaggy!

Next week my arcade makes its start

Awesome 3D arcade game art

Promises of arcade Street Fighter used to entice visitors to london show

CRT or LCD? A discussion about arcade monitors

First shots of Indiana Jones Pinball

Street Fighter IV’s new mexican wrestler

Shaggy’s Review: Blade Master by Irem

Income results on Japanese arcade games

Free haunted Ms Pac Man cabinet antone?

Big Buck Safari ready to go

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Last week on Arcade Heroes

March 10, 2008

Last week we had mums fighting for thier kids to play arcade games, Japanese fighting to play SF4 (well the would fight if they weren’t so polite) and we had the Conservatives fighting for arcades. Hit the break to see all of last weeks stories.

Moms get into fight over arcade game at Chuck E. Cheese

Initial D 4 coming to PS3

Forbes – Arcade Games Make A Comeback

Tank Adventure and Drum Party

Missing in Action: Scrolling Fighters

Anti-violent video game laws brewing in state legislatures – what effect on coin-op?

The Eat Me LED pegboard design project

The Matrix Arcade cabinet

UK Conservatives Want to Help Struggling Arcades


Last week on Arcade Heroes

March 2, 2008

So we had some SF4 news, as always. We saw some interesting news about the possibility of a new Sega Rally coming our way and Shaggy put up a review of Rip Off for our reading pleasure. In fact Shaggy put up all but one of the posts this week, so big thanks to him for covering for me while I’ve been busy.

SFIV video shows 2p cab, discusses US released

LightSpace at IHRSA 2008

Play Value Redeems itself with new arcade video

Pricing for Blazing Angels and UFO Stomper

Sega testing new Sega Rally racer in UK arcades?

Tekken 6 – Artificial Shortage by Namco?

Shaggy’s Review: Rip Off by Cinematronics

Golden Tee to be featured at all Chicago Rush home games

Sega’s RaceTV and Primeval Hunt now available in the US

Even more Street Fighter IV News

King of Fighters XII English Trailer

76 “Mom and Pop” Japanese Game Centers

Play-On – arcade development system from Italy (w/ new arcade games)

Sega Europe launches Primeval Hunt Mini-Site

Battle Lines – Arcade Street Fighter IV Rocks GDC!

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What have we been playing…..and a new member

February 27, 2008


I’d like to use this post to welcome our latest member to the Arcade Heroes team. HeavyElectricity has been a regular poster on our forums, so I hope you’ll join me in giving him a warm welcome to the team.


– Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Trials & Tribulations (DS)
– Gridrunner++ (PC)


-Warlords (Arcade)
-Earth Defense Force 2017 (Xbox 360)
-Carcassonne (XBLA)
-Tempest 3000 (NUON)
-Tombstone City (TI-99/4A)
-Hunt The Wumpus (TI-99/4A)
-The Attack (TI-99/4A)

Twisted Supreme

-HL2: Episode 2 (360) Completed it now, gimme Episode 3!
-Fahrenheit (PS2)
-Peggle (iPod)

Last week on Arcade Heroes

February 24, 2008

Heres a quick roundup of last weeks stories. Obviously there has been a lot going on with AOU. But that’s not all that’s been popular on the site. We had a couple of interesting pieces from The Stinger Report, as well as an update on Shaggy’s arcade. Also there was my long awaited review of one of the arcades I visited in Australia. Hit the links to check out the stories from last week.

Location Review – Galaxy World, Sydney

Street Fighter IV “definently” coming to US arcades

AOU attendance rises by 10,000

Taito expands their FEC business in Japan

It takes patience to start a new business (update on my arcade)

Shrek Pinball Prototype

AOU 2008 ends on a high note and AOU Booth Babes

Arcade Extinction Vs Revolution

Dave and Busters looking to reduce debt and exploring a sale?

Arcade Fighting games in 2008 – Revival? Revolution? Renaissance?

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Top 10 post of the year

February 20, 2008

Now I know our years anniversary was back on  December 3rd, (write that in your diaries so you don’t forget to send us a birthday card), but WordPress, the lovely people who provide this free blog service, have now added a feature were you can see your most viewed posts of the year. It’s either new, or I haven’t seen it before. Anyway, I thought you guys might like to know what everyone have been looking at on Arcade Heroes in the year. So here it is, hit the links to check them out;

1-First images of the next King of Fighter

2-America’s Army Coming to Arcades
3-Pro Keds Releases Arcade Series of Shoes
4-iPhone Spotted In Arcade Crane
5-Silent Hill: The Arcade – UK Location Test
6-WCCF 06-07 Info & Pictures
7-Getting the kids into the arcade and Mario Kart 3?
8-Big Buck Hunter Pro’s Debut in US Maxim
9-Gone Fishing From Tsunami
10-Video: The Act gameplay

If I remember correctly the “Pro Keds Releases Arcade Series of Shoes” story was one of our first big hitters. Other honourable mentions must go to “The Silent Hill Location Test Video” & “The Act Video”. Both of which were original Arcade Heroes scoops by myself and Shaggy respectively. Scoops in the sense they were pretty much the first video of these games on the web. Pats on the back for us then. And you guys too of course because if you guys hadn’t watched them we won’t be were we are today, thanks 🙂

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Site News – Temporary Email Change

February 18, 2008


Have been having some problems with our Google mail account so have reverted back to our Hotmail account for the mean time. So any news, tips or stories please send them to Or hit the link on the sidebar. Cheers 🙂