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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

arcadehero February 27, 2017 0

Back at IAAPA 2016, I had the chance to try out a new Virtual Reality amusement setup by Virtuix and Universal Space called the Omni Arena. Using Virtuix’s innovative multi-directional treadmill design and player

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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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Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

arcadehero January 7, 2017 5

Welcome To The First Newsbytes of 2017. Let’s Start With VR It’s been a busy week in tech with CES 2017 in full swing. Interestingly enough, while VR was trying to make a splash

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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 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

arcadehero November 19, 2016 5

It’s been a busy, busy week with IAAPA 2016 in full swing. Every IAAPA has lots to see and do but this one felt busier than usual. Since video editing is consuming my time,

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Coming To IAAPA 2016: From Arcade To VR With UNIS

Coming To IAAPA 2016: From Arcade To VR With UNIS

arcadehero October 25, 2016 0

IAAPA is the largest tradeshow for the arcade & amusement industry and it is only a few weeks away. Continuing our coverage of that show is another preview of what to expect, this time

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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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New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

arcadehero June 23, 2016 4

Recently the IAAPA organization held their annual Asian Attractions Expo event in Shanghai, China and we’ve received a little bit of info about some new arcade content shown there. The event saw record breaking

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UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

arcadehero February 19, 2016 2

Chinese arcade game manufacturer Universal Space (UNIS) had a strong showing of product at last year’s IAAPA and they’ve sent along some information about a couple of those games to promote how well they

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Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

arcadehero December 3, 2015 1

The dust has settled on IAAPA 2015, the big industry trade show where the latest products and ideas for the US arcade market are shown off in all their glory. Since that is a

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Countdown to IAAPA 2015 – The Pre-Game Show!

Countdown to IAAPA 2015 – The Pre-Game Show!

arcadehero November 10, 2015 1

As I have done for the past few years, this post is to give you a preview of what to expect next week as we head into what I call “the e3 of the

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