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Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

arcadehero July 3, 2015 6

It was recently mentioned on an Arcade Heroes podcast that I was going to be getting my hands on a Star Wars Battle Pod. As with many of these new big games, it wasn’t

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Mario Kart Arcade GP DX USA/Europe Version Gets It’s First Major Update

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX USA/Europe Version Gets It’s First Major Update

arcadehero July 1, 2015 0

When it was first announced, a unique aspect of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX compared to previous entries in the series was the promise of ‘annual updates offered over the online network.’

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Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

arcadehero June 30, 2015 8

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in; Michael Louie for the particular link below; Nick Lombardo of the Arcade Hunters for filling in some info) Well there isn’t really any positive way to spin

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS;  NTG#49

Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS; NTG#49

arcadehero June 27, 2015 1

The last weekend of June is already upon us and with that, your collection of arcade and pinball news for the weekend! Arcade Heroes Podcast #4 – Click the player  below for a listen

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UNIS Unveils Their 8-player Shooting Ride: Galactic Force

UNIS Unveils Their 8-player Shooting Ride: Galactic Force

arcadehero June 26, 2015 1

Multiplayer interactive motion theaters (sometimes called 5D, 7D or “shooting rides”) have increased in popularity in recent years and we have covered a few of them that have come along. These first came to

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Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 4

In case it wasn’t apparent already, Round1USA in Puente Hills, CA has become the go-to place for Japanese game location tests in the US. While I have not heard how the games fared on

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Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 1

(Thanks to @supcat and @mosesplan on Twitter for the tip) When people ask me for advice on opening an arcade, I try to always point out that you need to look into the laws/rules/regulations/taxes/fees

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New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

arcadehero June 24, 2015 4

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip & photos) A little over a year ago, we reported that Dave & Busters was investigating VR technology for use in their facilities. That particular setup came

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As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

arcadehero June 23, 2015 0

When I heard about the Rampage movie today (starring Dwanye Johnson, AKA The Rock), I wasn’t sure if that warranted a post but then Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report sent me this link

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New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

arcadehero June 22, 2015 0

Starting a new week is great when there are new arcade locations to talk about. Full Blast Arcade & Amusements – This Friday (June 26th) will mark the grand opening of this arcade in

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Newsbytes: NEON FM Alternate; Konami Tests Museca; A Nickelcade Closing; NTG #48

Newsbytes: NEON FM Alternate; Konami Tests Museca; A Nickelcade Closing; NTG #48

arcadehero June 20, 2015 2

Thanks to E3 this week, there was very little arcade news to discuss but I was able to scrape together the following to fill in the middle of your weekend. Also in the US

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Barron Games Announces World Tour Foosball

Barron Games Announces World Tour Foosball

arcadehero June 18, 2015 1

It has been a very slow week for news although it is always a bit slow for arcade related stuff when school is out. Most new products are launched around March/April and they tend

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