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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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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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Pokkén Tournament Announced For Japanese Arcades

Pokkén Tournament Announced For Japanese Arcades

arcadehero August 26, 2014 3

Quite a while ago, I was browsing a video gaming forum and in some discussion about the WiiU there was an animated gif showing a scene from a game rumored to be in the

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America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

arcadehero July 19, 2014 5

Well this week has been a slow one for news, I’ve been busy otherwise. One thing I took care of this week was checking out a spot at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Myself

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Buy An Old Building In Japan, Gain 2 Floors Of Arcade Games

Buy An Old Building In Japan, Gain 2 Floors Of Arcade Games

arcadehero July 1, 2014 2

Sometimes news has a weird way of getting to me – I checked the Arcade Otaku forums this afternoon and caught an interesting post from May 20th about an AO member whose girlfriend’s Grandma

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Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

arcadehero June 28, 2014 5

It’s hard to believe we are pretty much at July already. Speaking of the date, yesterday was Atari’s anniversary which I think we could consider National Video Arcade Day. So Happy Belated Video Arcade

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Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

arcadehero May 23, 2014 6

This isn’t a surprise as news keeps trickling out about Taito’s vision of the popular Left 4 Dead game but location tests have begun for the game at 4 different arcade venues in Japan.

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Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

arcadehero May 22, 2014 35

Normally I wouldn’t spend a lot of post space on games that seem to be pretty much locked into the Japanese market but it’s a rather slow news week so here you go. Although

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Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

arcadehero April 25, 2014 0

For the past while, Taito’s main focus has been on NESiCAxLIVE content or promoting a rhythm game they’ve had out in Japan for some months now called Groove Coaster Arcade. That was based upon

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JAEPO 2014 Day 2: Now with more videos!

JAEPO 2014 Day 2: Now with more videos!

arcadehero February 15, 2014 10

I would have got to this earlier but its been one of those days at the arcade where everything starts to break down. Hurray. JAEPO 2014 was only held for two days this year

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JAEPO 2014 Day 1: New Games For Japan

JAEPO 2014 Day 1: New Games For Japan

arcadehero February 14, 2014 5

JAEPO 2014 is here and with various Japanese arcade news sites on deck, we have a glimpse at the latest ideas to hit the market there. If you missed it, you can check out

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