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Sega Showdown Officially Rolling Off The Assembly Lines This Week

Sega Showdown Officially Rolling Off The Assembly Lines This Week

arcadehero January 26, 2015 2

We’ve been covering it for a few months now and we have official word from Sega that their latest racing game, Showdown, is rolling off assembly lines and shipping to locations throughout North America.

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Newsbag: Star Wars Battle Pod Trailer #2; Full Throttle Pinball @ EAG; Duo Drive; NTG #32

Newsbag: Star Wars Battle Pod Trailer #2; Full Throttle Pinball @ EAG; Duo Drive; NTG #32

arcadehero January 24, 2015 8

Welcome to the weekend everyone! Be sure to visit a local arcade if the opportunity allows! Today’s newsbag is very heavy on videos so let’s get to it! Star Wars Battle Pod Hoth/Vader Trailer

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Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

arcadehero January 22, 2015 1

If you find yourself in or near London or Nottingham and you are looking for something to do, here is some news that might help with those plans, we have a couple of new

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Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

arcadehero January 22, 2015 5

Being late January, we all know what that means for the arcade sector – new Japanese arcade titles are approaching fast! February is the time when a big game expo takes place in Tokyo,

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Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

arcadehero January 19, 2015 4

While we did get a first look at Time Crisis 5 last week, the quality was admittedly very poor as the clips were emailed. You can’t beat direct footage and Bandai Namco Amusements has

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Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

arcadehero January 19, 2015 0

At IAAPA 2014, I was discussing the event with another attendee who stated he would like to see an interview with the designers of Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod. It was a great

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Newsbag: EAG Expo 2015 Wrap-Up; Magic Girl Pin; NTG #31

Newsbag: EAG Expo 2015 Wrap-Up; Magic Girl Pin; NTG #31

arcadehero January 17, 2015 11

I originally was going to post this as all about the EAG 2015 Expo that took place this week but as of writing this I did not get the media I was hoping for

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Arcade Expo Kicks Off In Banning, CA With Over 750 Games To Play

Arcade Expo Kicks Off In Banning, CA With Over 750 Games To Play

arcadehero January 16, 2015 0

A while back we heard about a new arcade event that would be taking place in Banning, CA this year, an event aiming to set a record with “750+ Vintage Pinball & Arcade Machines”

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Direct Screenshots From Sega Amusement’s Showdown

Direct Screenshots From Sega Amusement’s Showdown

arcadehero January 16, 2015 1

I am working on the EAG 2015 Expo Wrap-up but where I am waiting on some additional media before posting that I figured I may as well get to another story.  I reached out

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EAG Expo 2015 Day 1 – Time Crisis 5 Video, Showdown, Pinball

EAG Expo 2015 Day 1 – Time Crisis 5 Video, Showdown, Pinball

arcadehero January 14, 2015 10

The first major arcade/amusement trade show of the year is already upon us, the EAG International 2015 Expo being held in London, UK. This is something I would call a tradition for us here

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A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

arcadehero January 13, 2015 10

(Thanks to Nick Lombardo of Arcade Hunters for the link) This has been making the rounds in the arcade trade press for the past couple of days so it is probably worth a mention:

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Stern Pinball Unveils The Legends of WrestleMania Pinball LE

Stern Pinball Unveils The Legends of WrestleMania Pinball LE

arcadehero January 13, 2015 4

If you are new to the pinball scene then one thing you can expect with every new release, is that more than one version of the table will be made available. Sometimes companies start

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