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Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

arcadehero November 11, 2017 1

It is the last Saturday before the IAAPA 2017 trade show, a huge event that takes place in Orlando, FL annually at this time of year. So for this week’s Newsbytes, we will focus

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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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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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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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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

arcadehero November 25, 2016 0

It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Scale-1 Portal Launches Immersive Coach Exer-Game Content

Scale-1 Portal Launches Immersive Coach Exer-Game Content

arcadehero May 26, 2016 0

Variations on out-of-home VR style technology are growing in number out there although not everyone is a newcomer to the scene. Such is the case with French based company Scale-1 Portal, who has been

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 1

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

arcadehero December 4, 2014 1

With this post I can finally breath a sigh of relief as it means that my IAAPA 2014 coverage is wrapped up. The amount of video to edit and comment on was significant this

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The VRCade Concept Looking To Fulfill the VR Promise

The VRCade Concept Looking To Fulfill the VR Promise

arcadehero May 9, 2013 4

(Thanks to Adam Coate for the tip) Apologies for the earlier post being taken down on another subject, it was requested of us after the story ran. Anyways back in the world of upcoming

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Kevin Williams Delves Into John Carmack’s Discusson of Newer VR Tech

Kevin Williams Delves Into John Carmack’s Discusson of Newer VR Tech

arcadehero August 6, 2012 3

We’re always happy to have some discussion of future technologies that may or may not come to life through the amusement industry and today, Kevin Williams from The Stinger Report has some thoughts on

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The Bionic Bopper Cars

The Bionic Bopper Cars

arcadehero November 12, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1135 via Here’s a type of amusement device we don’t see too often. In particular this device is called the Bionic Bopper Car. It takes the concept of rock’em sock’em robots and applies

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