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IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

arcadehero November 19, 2015 2

With the IAAPA 2015 trade show in full swing this week, we’ve got plenty of news to chew over that will probably last us for the next few weeks. As always, I work on

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Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

arcadehero July 3, 2015 11

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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Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

arcadehero January 19, 2015 2

At IAAPA 2014, I was discussing the event with another attendee who stated he would like to see an interview with the designers of Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod. It was a great

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New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

arcadehero January 6, 2015 3

When unveiled back in 2013, Bandai Namco Amusements stated that their new arcade exclusive Mario Kart Arcade GP DX title would feature online support for annual updates. Japan already has enjoyed a major update

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Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

arcadehero December 15, 2014 2

I have never been to any of the trade shows in London but always in January there is an event or two that focuses on arcades and related amusements. It was through coverage on

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IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

arcadehero December 4, 2014 1

With this post I can finally breath a sigh of relief as it means that my IAAPA 2014 coverage is wrapped up. The amount of video to edit and comment on was significant this

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IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

arcadehero November 25, 2014 0

The blog itself has been quiet for the past few days although I have been very busy working on videos that I took from IAAPA 2014 (on top of having to work, raise kids,

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Japan Update: Tekken 7, Left 4 Dead Arcade; K-On!! Arcade

Japan Update: Tekken 7, Left 4 Dead Arcade; K-On!! Arcade

arcadehero November 13, 2014 4

A lot of the focus on the site here this time of year is on the newest developments coming to the West but there are still developments taking place in other parts of the

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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

arcadehero October 23, 2014 6

One arcade game that always draws a lot of questions is Bandai Namco’s Wangan  Midnight Maximum Tune (WMMT) series. As a technical skill-based racer, it has quite a few fans all around the world. In the

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Exclusive: Screenshots & More Details on Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod

Exclusive: Screenshots & More Details on Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod

arcadehero October 10, 2014 3

A lot of information has come out about Bandai Namco Amusement’s Star Wars Battle Pod so far, but there is always a little bit more to uncover with these arcade games. In checking in

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Star Wars Battle Pod News Round-Up Day 2

Star Wars Battle Pod News Round-Up Day 2

arcadehero October 9, 2014 2

Being the day after the press event for Bandai Namco Amusement’s Star Wars Battle Pod, we have a little more information on it. Some mainstream gaming websites have more video of the game in

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Discussion: What Will Bandai Namco Announce At The New York Comic Con?

Discussion: What Will Bandai Namco Announce At The New York Comic Con?

arcadehero September 18, 2014 9

With slow news this week I am going to do something a little different here. This post is for laying out some information then seeking your opinions on it, along with a little bit of

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