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Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

arcadehero December 11, 2012 0

In a post earlier today I brought up the trend in retrocades opening up this year and almost as it were on cue, here comes another location that has opened its doors with that

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First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

arcadehero August 7, 2012 4

Recently Namco Japan launched a new light-gun game to the arcade market called Dark Escape 3D. It’s somewhat similar in style to Deadstorm Pirates, but with a horror theme and heartbeat sensors built into

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Scale-1 Portal Enters Arcade Space in October; Blast From the Past #2 w/ Combatica

Scale-1 Portal Enters Arcade Space in October; Blast From the Past #2 w/ Combatica

arcadehero August 7, 2012 3

A new VR space device is coming along in October this year called Scale-1. This also gives us a chance to look back at a somewhat similar platform called Combatica, from the late 90s.

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Round-up from California Extreme 2012

Round-up from California Extreme 2012

arcadehero July 31, 2012 1

This past weekend, fans of arcade gaming wanted to find themselves in Santa Clara, CA for the annual California Extreme show. For those of us who couldn’t make it, here are some highlights to

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Fighter News: Rumble Fish Revival, Street Fighter 25th Anniversary site

Fighter News: Rumble Fish Revival, Street Fighter 25th Anniversary site

arcadehero July 25, 2012 9

Newsfeed 1229 & 1230 via This morning I caught some news that a fighter released by DIMPS back in 2005 for the Atomiswave arcade platform was coming back, but details were sparse. Then Andriasang

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Trailer for Taito’s Block King

Trailer for Taito’s Block King

arcadehero July 22, 2012 1

Taito has a new arcade game based on Legos (or something really close to them) out in Japan. Details inside!

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Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

arcadehero July 18, 2011 5

Everyone’s favorite round yellow character made his return to arcades earlier this year with Pac-Man Battle Royale and while the game has been finding a home in many venues across the US and around

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Konami now testing Sound Voltex Booth in Japan

Konami now testing Sound Voltex Booth in Japan

arcadehero July 16, 2011 3

If it gets translated into English then it will probably be called Sound Vortex, but for now Voltex seems to be the chosen title. Konami has been on a roll testing out new music

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Flight Control coming to TouchFX in November

Flight Control coming to TouchFX in November

arcadehero July 15, 2011 3

When it was first announced, the innovative TouchFX coin-op platform by Adrenaline Amusements promised support for multiple games to make their way to it. They really pushed Fruit Ninja on it when it was

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Videos for TRON LE Pinball; Konami’s Steel Chronicle

arcadehero July 12, 2011 3

Here are two arcade-related videos to share with you today, first off the highly anticipated TRON Legacy Limited Edition Pinball in action. Since hearing about the modifications like the light-tubes, we’ve been waiting to

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Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 coming in December to Japan

Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 coming in December to Japan

arcadehero July 11, 2011 14

Newsfeed 1075 via UPDATE: For the latest on the international reach on this game, check out our post here. The next installment of Namco’s hardcore driving series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune has a release

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Sega News: Bowlplex signs deal with Sega AM Europe; Operation Ghost seen

Sega News: Bowlplex signs deal with Sega AM Europe; Operation Ghost seen

arcadehero July 5, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1071 via  Two bits of Sega goodness for you today. Let’s start with one of their upcoming games which if you live outside of Japan, there is a very good chance you’ll come

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