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IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

arcadehero December 4, 2017 2

Anyone ready for more IAAPA games? I knew you were. I am almost done with the videos from the event so perhaps I’ll find the time to procure other arcade stories. Then again, we’ve

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IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

arcadehero November 10, 2017 2

IAAPA 2017 hasn’t quite started yet (seminars begin on Monday Nov 13th while the trade show opens on Tuesday) but manufacturers who are good about maintaining a web presence are getting ready by adding

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Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

arcadehero September 18, 2017 2

Newsfeed/tip via  Successful Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up The inaugural Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL for short) conference took place in Las Vegas, NV this past week and site friend Kevin Williams was

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New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

arcadehero September 8, 2017 0

It has been a little while since we took our last look at new arcades opening their doors but several have popped up out there to share – enough that I almost have thought

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 9

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

arcadehero February 27, 2017 0

Back at IAAPA 2016, I had the chance to try out a new Virtual Reality amusement setup by Virtuix and Universal Space called the Omni Arena. Using Virtuix’s innovative multi-directional treadmill design and player

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

arcadehero October 6, 2016 4

With IAAPA 2016 approaching fast, we’re getting more information on brand new product that is on its way. Not everything the industry uses is stored in a kiosk-like box and this product certainly fits

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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The Fireshark Theater Multiplayer Experience Now Available

The Fireshark Theater Multiplayer Experience Now Available

arcadehero July 26, 2016 1

Interactive theaters have been an important part of the FEC market for a while now, offering unique mid-sized attractions for locations with some space and a budget. Most of the time, those theaters use

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