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SNK Reveals Samurai Spirits…Could An Arcade Version Be In The Works?

SNK Reveals Samurai Spirits…Could An Arcade Version Be In The Works?

arcadehero September 10, 2018 10

In 1993, SNK released Samurai Shodown on the Neo Geo MVS arcade platform. It did enough to stand out from other fighting games of the era, earning itself numerous sequels and console ports throughout

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Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART;  Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART; Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

arcadehero September 8, 2018 0

As you can tell, arcade news has continued to be slow for September, which is pretty normal. As school starts up, there are many projects in the works that will be headed to IAAPA,

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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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Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

arcadehero August 30, 2018 2

We’ve been touching on the development of Sega Amusements’ Transformers: Shadows Rising since we first saw a prototype of the game at Amusement Expo 2018, and recently the game began shipping to locations around

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

arcadehero August 27, 2018 6

Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of

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Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

arcadehero August 25, 2018 0

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the

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Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball (Jersey Jack) Now In Production

Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball (Jersey Jack) Now In Production

arcadehero August 23, 2018 2

We’ve known about Jersey Jack Pinball’s 4th game, Pirates of the Caribbean, since October of last year; I also got to play an early version of it at IAAPA 2017. But, news has been

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The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

arcadehero August 22, 2018 1

One of the biggest arcade surprises of the year was the announcement of Halo: Fireteam Raven. While the Super Deluxe model of the game has been out there this summer, the game continues to

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Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

arcadehero August 20, 2018 2

When I had a chance to sit down with ShouTime of Exa-Arcadia at CAX2018, he mentioned that they had multiple 4-player titles in the works for the upcoming EXA kit platform. At the time,

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Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

arcadehero August 18, 2018 1

Welcome to this weekend’s Newsbytes. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have bought my latest book, I hope you are enjoying it. Let’s get to the news:

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Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero August 17, 2018 2

Back in October of last year, we ran news the JAMMA-based “Airframe” platform would be getting a new game called Rashlander. Airframe, as you might recall, is the first JAMMA based kit to have

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