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Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

arcadehero June 7, 2016 4

Brought to you by  This year the news has been increasingly dominated by VR and related amusement/arcade applications for the technology to be found in out-of-home entertainment. Not long ago it was announced that

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Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

arcadehero May 30, 2016 7

You might recall that not long ago, a unique prototype of was discovered of a SegaSonic Bros. game, a puzzle title starring Sonic The Hedgehog designed by the creator of Bubble Bobble. Well the

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How To Play Magician’s Dead

How To Play Magician’s Dead

arcadehero May 25, 2016 4

While there is no indication at the moment that Japanese developer ByKing plans on giving their upcoming arcade title Magician’s Dead a Western release, the concept behind this original game is intriguing. They aren’t

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 1

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

arcadehero April 25, 2016 2

Let’s start the last week of April off with some news that is mainly focused on the Japanese arcade scene. Wonderland Library Now Available – Sega has launched a new addition to compliment their

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

arcadehero April 23, 2016 3

The end of April is approaching (already?) and it’s been an interesting month for news so far. Here’s a round-up of some arcade items that you might like: Arcade Heroes Podcast #13 – Our

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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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Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

arcadehero April 16, 2016 2

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was reported a short time ago that Bandai Namco was launching a new but temporary VR-arcade style facility in Japan by the name of VR ZONE

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Japan: Pokémon Ga-Olé Coming This Summer

Japan: Pokémon Ga-Olé Coming This Summer

arcadehero April 13, 2016 0

Among games that tend to get released in Japan are the card vending ‘kid-tainment’ games. Once in a blue moon, you might come across one in the US (not sure what kind of spread

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Newsbytes: DDR ACE; Arcade Expo 3.0; Argus; NTG#80

Newsbytes: DDR ACE; Arcade Expo 3.0; Argus; NTG#80

arcadehero April 9, 2016 5

It has been a busy weekend so far! Hopefully any of you that owns arcade locations out there are seeing good business or if you are a gamer, that you find some arcade goodness

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Konami Launches Dance Dance Revolution A In Japan

Konami Launches Dance Dance Revolution A In Japan

arcadehero March 30, 2016 1

The latest version of Konami’s legendary arcade series Dance Dance Revolution has launched in Japan, known as Dance Dance Revolution A. The new version offers more songs and some other aesthetic changes to the

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Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

arcadehero March 28, 2016 2

There have been “whispers” about more out-of-home amusement VR projects coming their way although it hasn’t entirely been clear who is working on what. With today’s news we can remove Bandai Namco Amusements off

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