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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

arcadehero September 29, 2018 1

Happy weekend readers, here are some items to share for the weekend. As a note, I am getting close to producing a print copy of the Arcade Heroes Arcade Almanac, but it has been

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

arcadehero September 22, 2018 3

Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, where I curate some quick arcade news items as opposed to giving them a lengthy post. Before we get to that, I’d just like to bring attention to an

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Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

arcadehero September 15, 2018 2

Happy weekend everyone. Let’s get to the headlines. First off, for anyone in the Carolinas, you probably won’t be reading this, but I hope that everyone will be safe. At the very least the

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Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

arcadehero September 5, 2018 0

Defunctland is an episodic mini-documentary series on YouTube that jumps into the history of various out-of-home attractions. In looking through the first two seasons (they are still going through Season 2), there seems to

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Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

arcadehero September 1, 2018 4

Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation. Beat Saber Arcade Announced One VR title I’ve heard

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Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball; New Virtual Rabbids; Mario Kart VR; Japan Location Tests & More

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball; New Virtual Rabbids; Mario Kart VR; Japan Location Tests & More

arcadehero August 4, 2018 0

Welcome to the weekend fellow arcade users. Here are your compiled Newsbytes to enjoy as we head into August. Stern Pinball Teases Deadpool The rumor mill had pegged Deadpool (the Marvel comic book character)

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Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

SaraAB87 July 31, 2018 3

Wondering whether or not you should shell out the cash to play Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR experience? I recently checked it out at my local Dave & Busters so we can

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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

arcadehero June 6, 2018 0

One gaming theme that never fails to gain positive attention in the amusement business belongs to dinosaurs. People of all ages are fascinated by the creatures, although the main property where they get attention

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Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

arcadehero March 3, 2018 4

The AMOA/AAMA Amusement Expo is upon us for 2018, albeit a little earlier than usual – generally this trade show happens around the third week of March as opposed to the end of February.

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