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First Look: Kung Fu Panda Dojo Mojo by ICE & Play Mechanix

First Look: Kung Fu Panda Dojo Mojo by ICE & Play Mechanix

arcadehero October 29, 2014 1

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip) Here is another game I have been hearing talk about for a while but we always like to see these games if at all possible. This is

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Subway Surfers Comes To The Arcade Via Coastal Amusements

Subway Surfers Comes To The Arcade Via Coastal Amusements

arcadehero October 27, 2014 0

Among amusement companies taking charge of mobile-to-arcade ports, Coastal Amusements certainly has found a sweet spot in supporting these types of ports. They already have released Temple Run Arcade, Temple Run 2 Arcade, Rail Rush

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Alien Pinball Announced + Checking Out The The Autumn Coin-Op Show (UK)

Alien Pinball Announced + Checking Out The The Autumn Coin-Op Show (UK)

arcadehero October 27, 2014 1

‘Tis the season of tradeshows, as new product aims to grab the attention of operators. I was sent a few pictures of “The Autumn Coin-Op Show”, attended by Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report

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Newsbag: BBH World Championships; Plan Zero Arcade; Fishbowl Frenzy; Ghosts ‘n DJs; NTG#21

Newsbag: BBH World Championships; Plan Zero Arcade; Fishbowl Frenzy; Ghosts ‘n DJs; NTG#21

arcadehero October 25, 2014 4

Happy weekend once again everyone! We’re inching closer and closer to IAAPA and with that I am finally getting the “Coming Soon” video completed that I had promised back around E3. It is one

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Bandai Namco Testing Synchronica In Japan

Bandai Namco Testing Synchronica In Japan

arcadehero October 24, 2014 3

While most attention on rhythm/music gaming in Japan is soaked up by Konami, that doesn’t stop other developers there from trying their hand at it. Sega has titles like Project DIVA and MaiMai; Taito

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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

arcadehero October 23, 2014 3

One arcade game that always draws a lot of questions is Bandai Namco’s Wangan  Midnight Maximum Tune (WMMT) series. As a technical skill-based racer, it has quite a few fans all around the world. In the

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Big Buck Hunter World Championships: Live Stream + New Mobile Tournament

Big Buck Hunter World Championships: Live Stream + New Mobile Tournament

arcadehero October 22, 2014 0

The qualifiers are past and the date is almost here for the biggest competition in arcade gaming – the annual Big Buck Hunter World Championships.  Starting on Friday in Minneapolis, this tournament is promising

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Bandai Namco Amusements’ Time Crisis 5 Is Coming To Arcades In Spring 2015

Bandai Namco Amusements’ Time Crisis 5 Is Coming To Arcades In Spring 2015

arcadehero October 20, 2014 10

First released in 1995, the light-gun/foot pedal light-gun shooting game quickly gained a following of fans and the success of the series gave us a few sequels and a couple of spin-offs. The last

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Weekend Newsbag: The Hobbit In Action; Round 1 Opens in IL; NTG #20

Weekend Newsbag: The Hobbit In Action; Round 1 Opens in IL; NTG #20

arcadehero October 18, 2014 3

Happy weekend arcaders! In case you haven’t seen it already, this weekend starts off with a bang with news of Sega and Codemaster’s next arcade racing game, Showdown. Check out this post with the

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Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

arcadehero October 18, 2014 5

As we approach the IAAPA trade show, it is normal for details of new arcade games to leak out beforehand since they tend to be out there on location test. I have heard rumblings

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Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

arcadehero October 17, 2014 5

(Thanks to Sebastian Moraga for the info) Statistically speaking, most businesses are lucky to make the 1 year mark; 5 years is a real milestone but what about 80 years in business? That can

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The Hobbit Pinball Fully Unveiled

The Hobbit Pinball Fully Unveiled

arcadehero October 17, 2014 4

At the Pinball Expo 2014 event in Chicago last night, Jersey Jack Pinball unveiled the production version of their new The Hobbit Pinball game, which was first announced to be in development way back

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