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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

arcadehero December 12, 2016 4

We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

arcadehero December 5, 2016 1

Good morning all! Just a quick news item here. The Fishing Spirits/Pokémon Cross Promotion You might recall a few IAAPA’s ago that Bandai Namco had brought their own fishing videmption game to the West.

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Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 9, 2016 3

One company that we had been waiting on regarding their IAAPA line-up news was Bandai Namco Amusements America. Now thanks to two images that have come out of BNA HQ, we have an idea

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Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

arcadehero October 22, 2016 1

It has been quite the week for gaming news in general with the revelation of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Switch. I find it interesting that no one is saying that this one means

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

arcadehero August 25, 2016 0

A little while ago, we reported that the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai Namco would be receiving a new level update that was based upon Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

arcadehero July 11, 2016 1

It has been a little while since Bandai Namco Amusements America had uploaded a new video to their Youtube channel but today that changed with this very sleek trailer promoting their new World’s Largest

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Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

arcadehero June 28, 2016 5

As we knew from a report earlier this year, Bandai Namco had planned to release a new level for their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade this Summer. That would be based on a battle

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Star Wars Battle Pod Episode 7 Level Seen In Action

Star Wars Battle Pod Episode 7 Level Seen In Action

arcadehero May 30, 2016 5

A little while ago, we reported that Namco was developing a new level to be added to their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade game. Not much was said about it, other than it would

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

arcadehero May 27, 2016 4

One surprise that was found at IAAPA 2015 was the presence of a new Pac-Man game at the Bandai Namco booth – World’s Largest Pac-Man. With a 150″ screen that uses multi-color LEDs, the

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New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

arcadehero April 21, 2016 0

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was originally mentioned that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX was an online game and as a part of that, annual content updates would be

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