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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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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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Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

arcadehero January 28, 2017 0

It has been a hectic week with various news items accumulating on the plate. I finally received the key to a new space this week and have begun the tedious remodeling process – the

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Bandai Namco Making Zombie Japanese Idol Light-Gun Game “Thrill Of The Night”

Bandai Namco Making Zombie Japanese Idol Light-Gun Game “Thrill Of The Night”

arcadehero January 9, 2014 7

In addition to the new update to Deadstorm Pirates coming to Japan next month, there is another light-gun shooter in the works by Namco although this one really seems to fit into local tastes.

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Nightly Newsblender: Nanotech Videmption; Gowe Music Video; MaKey MaKey Meets Frogger + More

Nightly Newsblender: Nanotech Videmption; Gowe Music Video; MaKey MaKey Meets Frogger + More

arcadehero March 7, 2013 2

Here’s another collection of arcade news for anyone up this late. Otherwise I guess its something to read for the morning. It seems like a long time ago that I ran a post about

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Taito Bringing Groove Coaster To Arcades

Taito Bringing Groove Coaster To Arcades

arcadehero January 29, 2013 0

In the rush to get a game title out onto the mobile game market, coin-op arcade companies have not taken exception to jumping on that particular bandwagon. Taito has embraced the mobile market a

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Weekend Reads: Pokemon Game, Music video, Light-Gun Game Ban, DNA Seminar

Weekend Reads: Pokemon Game, Music video, Light-Gun Game Ban, DNA Seminar

arcadehero January 11, 2013 4

UPDATE: Rebuttal piece to The Boston Globe on the violent arcade games issue added below It’s been a really slow news week but overall its seemed slow in other areas too, at my own

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Konami's new bemani game: Reflec Beat

Konami's new bemani game: Reflec Beat

Shaggy June 26, 2010 2

We first heard about Konami’s latest addition to their line-up of bemani games some time ago but despite a number of location tests in Japan, they did a pretty good job of preventing any

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