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Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

arcadehero June 22, 2017 0

All has been relatively quiet on the development front when it comes to former arcade powerhouse Taito, the number of said arcade games slowing to a trickle in recent times. In part that is

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

arcadehero February 10, 2017 1

Welcome to the second day of JAEPO 2017. Today is heavy on the video so take that as a warning in the event that your connection is running slow (like mine has been today,

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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 –  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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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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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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Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

arcadehero October 5, 2016 5

(Thanks to Jerry for the tip) It’s hard to believe but many arcade classics that we all know and love are approaching the ripe old age of 40. Taito’s Space Invaders is one of

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Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

arcadehero August 13, 2016 2

It’s been a time for travel and vacations so things have been kinda slow around here lately. That doesn’t mean that news has stopped though, let’s look at what is going on in the

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

arcadehero March 12, 2016 3

It’s the last weekend before the next trade show for the US arcade industry, the Amusement Expo International 2016 show. I’ll be there to check out the latest and greatest, including the new Ghostbusters

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JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

arcadehero February 19, 2016 1

It’s the second day for JAEPO 2016 in Japan and now we have more videos to share of the latest ideas and games that will be making their mark on game centers in the

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Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

arcadehero January 23, 2016 1

For North America, snow is mostly in the news. Enormous snowstorms in the Eastern US happen every once in a while but either way hopefully you are all staying safe out there. In the

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