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Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

arcadehero March 28, 2014 3

UPDATE: Part 2 is now live. It’s been a little quiet on the site for the past couple of days, which was due to me being out in Las Vegas for the annual Amusement

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Unboxing: Transformers Human Alliance by Sega

Unboxing: Transformers Human Alliance by Sega

arcadehero March 18, 2014 8

(For previous arcade unboxings I have done :  Batman / ReRave Arcade / Pac-Man Battle Royale / Friction / Super Street Fighter IV ) Back in December, a game operator I work with at my arcade

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New Screenshots From Play Mechanix’s Aliens Armageddon Arcade

New Screenshots From Play Mechanix’s Aliens Armageddon Arcade

arcadehero January 31, 2014 6

A few weeks ago, Twitter was a bit busy over the news of a new game coming to home consoles based on the popular Fox franchise Aliens, a game called Aliens Isolation. While we

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Videos: Crazy Speed 2 (UNIS); Vulcan EX (Yoony); Making Star Trek Pinball + More EAG

Videos: Crazy Speed 2 (UNIS); Vulcan EX (Yoony); Making Star Trek Pinball + More EAG

arcadehero January 23, 2014 0

Here are a couple of quick arcade videos to fill in your Thursday. Just added a couple of pinball related videos as well. First is a new driving game that was first seen at

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New Shots of InJoy Motion’s Allied Tank Attack

New Shots of InJoy Motion’s Allied Tank Attack

arcadehero January 17, 2014 5

One game I was hoping to get some hands-on time with late last year was InJoy Motion’s brand new Allied Tank Attack. There haven’t been very many tank games in arcades this past decade

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Bandai Namco Making Zombie Japanese Idol Light-Gun Game “Thrill Of The Night”

Bandai Namco Making Zombie Japanese Idol Light-Gun Game “Thrill Of The Night”

arcadehero January 9, 2014 5

In addition to the new update to Deadstorm Pirates coming to Japan next month, there is another light-gun shooter in the works by Namco although this one really seems to fit into local tastes.

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New Deadstorm Pirates Special Edition Announced; Batman Review

New Deadstorm Pirates Special Edition Announced; Batman Review

arcadehero January 2, 2014 8

With the new year it’s time to get ready for some new game announcements. Later this month there will be the EAG Expo in London, UK; then next month in Japan is JAEPO where

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Sega’s Transformers Human Alliance Rolling Out For US

Sega’s Transformers Human Alliance Rolling Out For US

arcadehero November 18, 2013 2

While we were sure that Sega’s newest light-gun title, Transformers Human Alliance would be coming pretty soon, we didn’t realize it would be right now. As a part of their IAAPA 2013 press push,

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Reviewing Big Buck HD Duck Dynasty Edition

Reviewing Big Buck HD Duck Dynasty Edition

arcadehero November 15, 2013 0

Back in September we received word that the Big Buck HD coin-op arcade game would be getting a major content update. The free update was to feature a new mode based upon the #1

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Aliens Armageddon Cabinet Unveiled

Aliens Armageddon Cabinet Unveiled

arcadehero November 13, 2013 2

Well that was fast. I had thought that they might wait to show off the upcoming Aliens: Armageddon arcade cabinet for IAAPA next week but lo and behold a press release was sent out

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Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

arcadehero November 7, 2013 2

While a lot of the focus for arcades this month shines on releases out West, they don’t stop bringing games to the forefront in Japan. Here’s what is going on this week. First off

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Sega Love In October Replay Magazine With Details On Transformers & Plants Vs. Zombies

Sega Love In October Replay Magazine With Details On Transformers & Plants Vs. Zombies

arcadehero October 8, 2013 11

Among the upcoming products that Sega has coming to arcades, we’ve covered two recently that have gained some attention – Transformers: Human Alliance and Plants Vs. Zombies The Last Stand. We’ve seen a little

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