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Videos: New Trailers For Silent Scope Bone Eater and Hobbit Pinball; Man Discovers New Arcade Games

Videos: New Trailers For Silent Scope Bone Eater and Hobbit Pinball; Man Discovers New Arcade Games

arcadehero April 2, 2014 0

Here are some videos to fill up the arcade news for the day. These are not the Amusement Expo videos, I still have a few more of those to finish up.  I also have

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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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JAEPO 2014 Preview: What To Expect From Namco, Sega, Konami, and Taito

JAEPO 2014 Preview: What To Expect From Namco, Sega, Konami, and Taito

arcadehero February 13, 2014 2

UPDATE: First images up from the show can be seen here. The Japan Amusement Expo 2014 (JAEPO 2014)will be getting underway tomorrow and with that, new arcade games to talk about. Unlike most Western trade

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Random News: 3D Printer Hacked For 1 Player Air Hockey & Gundog Turns Into Silent Scope: Bone Eater

Random News: 3D Printer Hacked For 1 Player Air Hockey & Gundog Turns Into Silent Scope: Bone Eater

arcadehero February 11, 2014 0

Two items that are pretty much unrelated here. First, the robot air hockey. Long ago when Arcade Heroes was still new, I posted about a robot system that allowed for some single player air

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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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Poster For Konami’s Gundog Offers First Glimpse Of The Cabinet

Poster For Konami’s Gundog Offers First Glimpse Of The Cabinet

arcadehero January 16, 2014 6

Just a few weeks ago on Christmas Eve, we received news that Konami was testing out a brand new sniper arcade game in Japan called Gundog. From the descriptions it sounded like a follow-up

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Konami Jumping Into The Dome Screen Game With Steel Chronicle Ganesh

Konami Jumping Into The Dome Screen Game With Steel Chronicle Ganesh

arcadehero January 6, 2014 2

Newsfeed 1342 via I’ve said it before, I’ll certainly keep banging the drum – one of the great aspects of the arcade industry is the ability to provide unique gaming experiences by the ability

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Now Testing In Japan: Transparent Screen Sniping Game “GUNDOG”

Now Testing In Japan: Transparent Screen Sniping Game “GUNDOG”

arcadehero December 24, 2013 4

The Western world is gearing up for Christmas or New Years as the year comes to a close. In Japan, they are prepping to eat a lot of KFC (yep) but also testing out

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Konami’s China-Only Contra Evolution Revolution Arcade

Konami’s China-Only Contra Evolution Revolution Arcade

arcadehero December 18, 2013 4

Try as I might to keep tabs on everything going on in the arcade world, there are always things that pass me by. But better late to the party than never, which is the

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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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This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

arcadehero September 27, 2013 6

Well that was a sudden slowdown in news, after the spurt we had with Batman Arcade and Star Trek pinball. Admittedly I have been partially distracted by the arrival of a Nintendo WiiU into

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