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IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

arcadehero November 14, 2016 29

Hello fellow arcaders! The biggest week in arcade gaming is upon us and I have been able to get some hands-on time with some of the games! Let’s get to it: IAAPA 2016 First

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

arcadehero November 10, 2016 3

We recently uncovered a location test for Space Invaders Frenzy by Raw Thrills. In the digging we were told that this game was headed for IAAPA 2017 although that information seemed a little odd since

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The Walking Dead Arcade Officially Unveiled; Coming January 2017

The Walking Dead Arcade Officially Unveiled; Coming January 2017

arcadehero November 8, 2016 14

We’ve known that Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills have been testing out The Walking Dead in arcades for a little while now. We knew that the cabinet shown was a prototype and today, Betson has

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New Cruis’n Blast Info: Secrets, QR Codes and More

New Cruis’n Blast Info: Secrets, QR Codes and More

arcadehero November 4, 2016 6

IAAPA is only about a week and a half away but in advance to getting our first hands-on time with brand new arcade machines like Cruis’n Blast, we’ve been able to dig up a

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Sega Resurrects Daytona USA with Daytona 3 Championship USA

Sega Resurrects Daytona USA with Daytona 3 Championship USA

arcadehero November 1, 2016 14

In 2009, Sega attempted to give operators still running old Daytona USA cabinets something refreshing with Sega Racing Classic. It was essentially the old Daytona USA, sporting a new cabinet design & 720p graphics

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Check Out The New Cruis’n Blast Trailer (w/ some analysis)

Check Out The New Cruis’n Blast Trailer (w/ some analysis)

arcadehero October 24, 2016 6

This morning we were greeted by a brand new trailer for Raw Thrills and Nintendo’s upcoming Cruis’n Blast arcade game. Let’s get to that then analyze! Cruis’n Blast Trailer I recommend watching it in

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Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

arcadehero October 17, 2016 7

News out of the Japanese arcade market has been a little slow this year compared to years previous. So today’s news about Taito coming back with something is welcome to see. Taito’s NESiCAxLIVE 2

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New Videmption Game From Raw Thrills: Choppy Wood

New Videmption Game From Raw Thrills: Choppy Wood

arcadehero October 12, 2016 0

(Thanks to anon for the tip) Leaks are everywhere these days and not just of the political email kind. We recently unveiled a location test for Space Invaders Frenzy by Raw Thrills and today

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Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

arcadehero September 24, 2016 5

Hey fellow arcade fans, welcome to your new seasons – Fall if you’re up North, Spring if you’re down South. We have some big news coming soon on Raw Thrills’ Cruis’n Blast (I know I’ve

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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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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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