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The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

arcadehero October 5, 2017 4

While it took place a little later in the year than usual, the AAMA Gala is upon us and that means we get our first look at some of the arcade products that will

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Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

arcadehero September 18, 2017 2

Newsfeed/tip via  Successful Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up The inaugural Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL for short) conference took place in Las Vegas, NV this past week and site friend Kevin Williams was

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New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

arcadehero September 8, 2017 0

It has been a little while since we took our last look at new arcades opening their doors but several have popped up out there to share – enough that I almost have thought

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Newsbytes: Pinball Designer Arrested; VR Zone London; Zero Latency Vegas; Battle Robot Works

Newsbytes: Pinball Designer Arrested; VR Zone London; Zero Latency Vegas; Battle Robot Works

arcadehero August 26, 2017 2

Welcome to another Newsbytes. If you are in Southern Texas then please stay safe with the hurricane hitting the region; hopefully the damage afterwards will be as minimal as possible. Pinball Designer John Trudeau

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 9

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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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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The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

arcadehero June 15, 2017 1

While every November we come to the ‘big’ IAAPA trade show, the organization holds expos around the world throughout the year. One of those is called the Asian Attractions Expo. This year the event

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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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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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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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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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