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JAEPO 2015 Day 2: More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2015 Day 2: More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The JAEPO 2015 event continues on and with that, more news and media to share! Final Fantasy Dissidia Arcade – As I was putting this post together, news broke that the Final Fantasy game

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JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The biggest Japanese arcade trade show of the year is upon us once again, here is a collection of the various announcements and happenings from the JAEPO 2015 event in Tokyo: (Update: Part 2

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Sega Japan To Show Off Luigi Mansion Arcade at JAEPO 2015

Sega Japan To Show Off Luigi Mansion Arcade at JAEPO 2015

arcadehero January 29, 2015 2

I had thought about including this into last night’s JAEPO post but it is worth it alone. Since Capcom teased us with Luigi Mansion Arcade last year, we have only seen pictures of the

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JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

arcadehero January 29, 2015 1

The next arcade tradeshow for the Japanese market is only a couple of weeks away but the hype machinery in Japan is in full swing to promote what will be there. Here’s the latest

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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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Newsbag: Coming Soon Preview; Monster Hunter Arcade; Metal Slug Skull; NTG #23

Newsbag: Coming Soon Preview; Monster Hunter Arcade; Metal Slug Skull; NTG #23

arcadehero November 8, 2014 6

Happy weekend everyone. News has been slow the past couple of days, you could call it the “calm before the storm” in regards to IAAPA but here are a couple of things I’ve scrapped

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Capcom Has Tested Luigi’s Mansion Arcade In Japan

Capcom Has Tested Luigi’s Mansion Arcade In Japan

arcadehero November 3, 2014 16

(Thanks to ECM for the tip) UPDATE: Gamestalk has an update about the game which through translation shows that the game is indeed a light-gun type game as I had guessed and it is

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Capcom “Reprinting” Arcade Classics Via NESiCAxLive Service in Japan

Capcom “Reprinting” Arcade Classics Via NESiCAxLive Service in Japan

arcadehero September 2, 2014 5

Recently Capcom launched a lawsuit against Tecmo Koei over “patent infringments” and a friend of mine who has formidable knowledge of the game industry stated that they must be in worse shape than thought

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Newsbag: Konami Shows DDR Classroom Edition; Ultra Street Fighter IV Arcade Beta Test; CAVE ; Unboxing A Beatmania Cabinet

Newsbag: Konami Shows DDR Classroom Edition; Ultra Street Fighter IV Arcade Beta Test; CAVE ; Unboxing A Beatmania Cabinet

arcadehero January 28, 2014 2

Newsfeeds 1344-47 via  We’ve had a lot of news about pinball recently, now for a little arcade news of bytes that may not have completely warranted a standalone post for themselves. First off, we

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“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

arcadehero October 1, 2013 0

It’s been a little while since we discussed arcade art on the blog, not because they have stopped doing sideart for games (all new games do have it still, along with marquees, some are

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UPDATED: New Ultra SFIV for Japanese Arcades; Konami Testing Waters For A Return Of Pro Evolution Soccer?

UPDATED: New Ultra SFIV for Japanese Arcades; Konami Testing Waters For A Return Of Pro Evolution Soccer?

arcadehero July 13, 2013 6

UPDATED – Enough has come to light since the story broke that I’ve added a few new items and corrections below. Updates in green. Two stories to share with you tonight that we’re entirely

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