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Timberman Now Available In The USA Via Barron Games

Timberman Now Available In The USA Via Barron Games

arcadehero February 23, 2016 0

Last year we reported on the arrival of a new videmption arcade game based upon a mobile game known as Timberman. The quick style of play involves chopping down an endless tree while avoiding

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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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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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Star Wars Battle Pod Adding An Episode VII Stage This Summer

Star Wars Battle Pod Adding An Episode VII Stage This Summer

arcadehero February 15, 2016 13

We’ve been speculating for a while now about additional content coming to Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod. Given the success of the latest film installment, it only makes sense that the big new

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Newsbytes: Sega Theme Park News; Photobooth Nabs Thief; Ballspark; NTG#74

Newsbytes: Sega Theme Park News; Photobooth Nabs Thief; Ballspark; NTG#74

arcadehero February 13, 2016 4

This Valentine’s Day weekend post is approved for 1-2 players: Sega Looks To Expand on Their Theme Park Business – (Thanks to Stingray Travel for the tip) – News has come along that Sega is very

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New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

arcadehero February 12, 2016 1

February generally isn’t a time where a lot of  new releases take place in our business but that doesn’t keep them from ever happening. New Games For The Modern Arcade Market The Hobbit Pinball

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Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

arcadehero February 6, 2016 2

In the past year or so we’ve seen some Japanese developed prototype games come to light, particularly Hammer Away, Kung Fu Master 2 and Wing Force. Now get ready for this look at a failed test

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Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

arcadehero February 3, 2016 1

One important component of any video game is the sound mix and the soundtrack. For the new Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade game which Square Enix released in Japan this past November, the company has

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Bandai Namco Building A New Star Wars Battle Pod Location Directory

Bandai Namco Building A New Star Wars Battle Pod Location Directory

arcadehero February 2, 2016 7

Today Bandai Namco Amusements sent out the following e-mail, looking for information on where to find Star Wars Battle Pod arcade games out ‘in the wild’: To owners of: Star Wars: Battle Pod and

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Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Indies including NEON FM, VEC9, Skycurser; NTG#71

Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Indies including NEON FM, VEC9, Skycurser; NTG#71

arcadehero January 16, 2016 9

We’ve got a bit of arcade news, especially for indie arcade developments going into this weekend so buckle up and let’s get to it! Disney Quest Not Closing Rumor – (Thanks to Michael Louie

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Arcade Expo 2.0 Fully Operational Through Sunday

Arcade Expo 2.0 Fully Operational Through Sunday

arcadehero January 15, 2016 0

Last year in Banning, CA, the Museum of Pinball launched their first “Arcade Expo” event. Featuring over 700 arcade and pinball games, it was a retro gaming get-together  that challenged some of the other

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Eleetus Announces Availability of Project CARS For Their ‘Motorsport’ Motion Platform

Eleetus Announces Availability of Project CARS For Their ‘Motorsport’ Motion Platform

arcadehero January 15, 2016 0

We have covered motion simulator companies before, generally due to their presence at tradeshows like IAAPA. At previous IAAPA events, one US-based company by the name of Eleetus has shown off their equipment for

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