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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

arcadehero July 27, 2018 1

This newsbytes is earlier than normal as I am headed to California for the California Extreme show, unsure of my time and internet access for such things. I will certainly post any big news

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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

arcadehero April 9, 2018 2

This is a piece of news that hit on April 1st so I took it with a grain of salt until a little later – as it turns out, it was not an April

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Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

arcadehero March 31, 2018 1

Hello fellow arcade fans and welcome to the latest collection of arcade news for this Easter holiday weekend. This week itself has been rather quiet for news, although I am working on a new

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 1, 2018 0

It’s February and that means about a week from now, we will begin to find out about some of the hot new games that are going to be coming to the Japanese market and

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