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World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

arcadehero May 27, 2016 3

One surprise that was found at IAAPA 2015 was the presence of a new Pac-Man game at the Bandai Namco booth – World’s Largest Pac-Man. With a 150″ screen that uses multi-color LEDs, the

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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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IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

arcadehero November 19, 2015 2

With the IAAPA 2015 trade show in full swing this week, we’ve got plenty of news to chew over that will probably last us for the next few weeks. As always, I work on

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Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

arcadehero September 29, 2015 0

While art and arcade games often go hand-in-hand thanks to the art on and in the games, the word ‘fashion’ isn’t one we really use all that often in the industry. About a week

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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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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Missing In Action: Maze Games

Missing In Action: Maze Games

arcadehero April 23, 2015 2

This week has been super slow for arcade news so this has given me some time to work on an article I’ve had floating in the queue for a while now. A few years

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Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

arcadehero March 18, 2015 1

The other day I mentioned TRON 3 as being in pre-production but well before that hits theaters, a new film involving arcade video games and characters will be coming to silver screens across the

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Newsbag: Star Wars Battle Pod Trailer #2; Full Throttle Pinball @ EAG; Duo Drive; NTG #32

Newsbag: Star Wars Battle Pod Trailer #2; Full Throttle Pinball @ EAG; Duo Drive; NTG #32

arcadehero January 24, 2015 12

Welcome to the weekend everyone! Be sure to visit a local arcade if the opportunity allows! Today’s newsbag is very heavy on videos so let’s get to it! Star Wars Battle Pod Hoth/Vader Trailer

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Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

arcadehero September 13, 2014 6

I haven’t been able to do a weekend “newsbag” for a few weeks due to various personal and business matters going on in life but this morning I get a breather so here we

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Namco Entertainment To Open A Gaming-Themed Restaurant In Schaumburg, IL

Namco Entertainment To Open A Gaming-Themed Restaurant In Schaumburg, IL

arcadehero April 24, 2014 6

(Thanks to Stingray Travel for the tip) On this story, let me start with some clarification since due to the companies involved, sometimes there is confusion. First, the company which recently changed their name

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Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

arcadehero July 26, 2013 3

Welcome to the last weekend of July. This week has given us some new game announcements with Raw Thrills’ Batmobile and Namco/Nintendo’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. There was some arcade news at the

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