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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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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

arcadehero March 12, 2016 3

It’s the last weekend before the next trade show for the US arcade industry, the Amusement Expo International 2016 show. I’ll be there to check out the latest and greatest, including the new Ghostbusters

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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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UPDATE: Bandai Namco NOT Halting Arcade Development

UPDATE: Bandai Namco NOT Halting Arcade Development

arcadehero February 16, 2016 10

We’ve all heard the phrase: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Unfortunately exaggerated death reports of the arcade industry have existed in some form or another since the industry crash back in

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New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

arcadehero January 21, 2016 0

Thanks to Michael Louie for the great tips on new locations opening their doors out there, we have two locations to highlight today. National Video Game Museum – Frisco, TX: Below is a news

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

arcadehero December 5, 2015 2

It has been a very busy week so there are a couple of things I overlooked – fortunately the compilation we get from the Newsbytes post is here to save the day. 😉 HAPPY

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Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

arcadehero November 28, 2015 1

Time for another Newsbytes Round-Up of arcade news. It is typically a bit slow after a major trade show and around a big holiday but things don’t completely dry up. With December approaching fast,

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Newsbytes: Play Mechanix Turns 20; MaxiTune 5 In The US; REVO; NTG#64

Newsbytes: Play Mechanix Turns 20; MaxiTune 5 In The US; REVO; NTG#64

arcadehero November 7, 2015 6

Happy weekend everyone. Due to a press release, I’ve broken this post up between two tabs, otherwise the main post content is below

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Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

arcadehero October 26, 2015 9

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) UPDATE: New high-rez and more detailed cabinet pic added below! Also, please note the writing at the bottom of this post – this game does have an “Amusement

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New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

arcadehero September 3, 2015 2

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip) Way back in 2007, G4TV created what was then called “The World’s Largest Arcade Machine”.  Now with the upcoming release of the 2016 Guinness Book of World

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As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

arcadehero June 23, 2015 0

When I heard about the Rampage movie today (starring Dwanye Johnson, AKA The Rock), I wasn’t sure if that warranted a post but then Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report sent me this link

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Star Wars Battle Pod Gets A Special Home Release

Star Wars Battle Pod Gets A Special Home Release

arcadehero May 29, 2015 6

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) I meant to get to this yesterday but was occupied with working on the latest podcast(which we also forgot to mention on the podcast…whoops). Here’s the headline:

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