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Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

arcadehero March 24, 2017 3

Following the success of their online maps that track games like Pac-Man Battle Royale and Star Wars Battle Pod, Bandai Namco Amusements America has launched a site that tracks locations for their latest racing

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 20, 2017 9

Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 2

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

arcadehero February 18, 2017 2

Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 2

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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Bandai Namco Begins Shipping Maximum Tune 5 To Locations In The US

Bandai Namco Begins Shipping Maximum Tune 5 To Locations In The US

arcadehero February 15, 2017 0

Maximum Tune 5 Now Officially Available In The USA/Canada The moment that Maximum Tune fans in the West have been waiting for is finally here as Bandai Namco Amusements has announced that Maximum Tune

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JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

arcadehero February 9, 2017 3

New Arcades Р JAEPO 2017 The annual JAEPO (Japan Amusement Expo) trade show is upon us and with that, a fresh look at what Japanese game developers are looking to bring to the arcade

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Newsbytes: Art of Atari; JAEPO 2017; Aurcade; Ninja Turtles Redemption

Newsbytes: Art of Atari; JAEPO 2017; Aurcade; Ninja Turtles Redemption

arcadehero February 6, 2017 0

The work on remodeling a space to move my arcade continues, as such I have not been able to keep news flowing on the site. I have been slowly working on another look-back in

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Adds Galaga With New Update

World’s Largest Pac-Man Adds Galaga With New Update

arcadehero February 4, 2017 0

Instead of a Newsbytes today, I’m just going to get to one piece of news really quick as time is up. So Newsbytes will be on Monday again. Hectic, hectic, hectic! New Update Adds

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