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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 1

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 1, 2018 0

It’s February and that means about a week from now, we will begin to find out about some of the hot new games that are going to be coming to the Japanese market and

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House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

The day has arrived for Sega to begin testing the House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn in Japan and with that, we have our first batch of info. I recorded this “vlog” to discuss

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Sega To Begin Testing House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn This Friday

Sega To Begin Testing House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn This Friday

arcadehero January 14, 2018 8

Fans of Sega’s House Of The Dead franchise have long been clamoring for a new entry in the franchise but it has remained mostly dormant since House Of The Dead 4 launched in 2006.

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Newsbytes: Aki To Blue Type R; WCCF 2017-2018; Arcade Cab Conversions; Starcade Goes Prime

Newsbytes: Aki To Blue Type R; WCCF 2017-2018; Arcade Cab Conversions; Starcade Goes Prime

arcadehero January 13, 2018 4

January has been fairly mild as far as weather goes – at least where I live (hanging around the 40s most of the time). Even though it’s not super-freezing like the Eastern US, it

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Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

arcadehero January 5, 2018 0

If you’re into the somewhat obscure parts of arcade history, then you might recall that during the first run of VR amusement tech in the 1990s that Pac-Man VR was a real thing. It

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Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

arcadehero September 9, 2017 13

What is going on in the wonderful world of Japanese arcades? While news on the site here has been a bit slow this Summer, there is a lot that has been going on in

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Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

arcadehero July 28, 2017 1

Last week news broke that Sega had a new racing arcade game in the works by the name of Sega World Drivers Championship 2018. Now a week later the game has been placed on

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Sega Japan Reveals SEGA World Drivers Championship 2018

Sega Japan Reveals SEGA World Drivers Championship 2018

arcadehero July 21, 2017 4

Developers are always working on something new and in the case of Sega, you can usually assume that more than one arcade racing game is in development at the company. They have a long

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