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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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Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

arcadehero January 22, 2015 6

Being late January, we all know what that means for the arcade sector – new Japanese arcade titles are approaching fast! February is the time when a big game expo takes place in Tokyo,

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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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Japan Fighter News: New KOF in the Works; Nitro+ Blasters Heroine Infinite Duel On Test

Japan Fighter News: New KOF in the Works; Nitro+ Blasters Heroine Infinite Duel On Test

arcadehero December 26, 2014 0

Given the time of year that it is, we don’t get a ton of new arcade news to discuss but in places like Japan they do like to cook up some new things around

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Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

arcadehero December 5, 2014 4

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done the newsbag of collecting some stories for a quick look as I’ve been busy with the IAAPA stuff but with that past, let’s get back at!

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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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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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Bandai Namco Testing Synchronica In Japan

Bandai Namco Testing Synchronica In Japan

arcadehero October 24, 2014 3

While most attention on rhythm/music gaming in Japan is soaked up by Konami, that doesn’t stop other developers there from trying their hand at it. Sega has titles like Project DIVA and MaiMai; Taito

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Tekken 7 Begins Location Testing in Japan

Tekken 7 Begins Location Testing in Japan

arcadehero October 3, 2014 12

Not surprising news on this one since in Japan, companies will regularly use location tests as a way to both market and publicly test their arcade games out. For those that want to get

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Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

arcadehero September 10, 2014 1

As we head into the Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, new game concepts and ideas begin to make their way tot he newswires. Sega announced a few new concepts for the Japanese market today

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