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Sega Japan To Show Off Luigi Mansion Arcade at JAEPO 2015

Sega Japan To Show Off Luigi Mansion Arcade at JAEPO 2015

arcadehero January 29, 2015 1

I had thought about including this into last night’s JAEPO post but it is worth it alone. Since Capcom teased us with Luigi Mansion Arcade last year, we have only seen pictures of the

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Sega Showdown Officially Rolling Off The Assembly Lines This Week

Sega Showdown Officially Rolling Off The Assembly Lines This Week

arcadehero January 26, 2015 2

We’ve been covering it for a few months now and we have official word from Sega that their latest racing game, Showdown, is rolling off assembly lines and shipping to locations throughout North America.

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Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

Ramping Up For JAEPO: New Arcade Games For Japan

arcadehero January 22, 2015 6

Being late January, we all know what that means for the arcade sector – new Japanese arcade titles are approaching fast! February is the time when a big game expo takes place in Tokyo,

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Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

arcadehero January 19, 2015 4

While we did get a first look at Time Crisis 5 last week, the quality was admittedly very poor as the clips were emailed. You can’t beat direct footage and Bandai Namco Amusements has

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Direct Screenshots From Sega Amusement’s Showdown

Direct Screenshots From Sega Amusement’s Showdown

arcadehero January 16, 2015 1

I am working on the EAG 2015 Expo Wrap-up but where I am waiting on some additional media before posting that I figured I may as well get to another story.  I reached out

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Old School Pinball And Arcade Opening In Grimes, IA On Jan. 17th

Old School Pinball And Arcade Opening In Grimes, IA On Jan. 17th

arcadehero January 9, 2015 3

We haven’t received many news items on new arcades opening in the state of Iowa, but if you live in or near the town of Grimes, then that is changing on January 17th thanks

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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Round 1 USA Opens Their Arlington, TX Location

Round 1 USA Opens Their Arlington, TX Location

arcadehero December 23, 2014 6

(Thanks to J. Wesley Chiok for the tip) I should have mixed this with the location news from yesterday but it slipped my memory – so better late than never We have known for

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Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

arcadehero December 5, 2014 4

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done the newsbag of collecting some stories for a quick look as I’ve been busy with the IAAPA stuff but with that past, let’s get back at!

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IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

arcadehero December 4, 2014 1

With this post I can finally breath a sigh of relief as it means that my IAAPA 2014 coverage is wrapped up. The amount of video to edit and comment on was significant this

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

arcadehero November 25, 2014 0

The blog itself has been quiet for the past few days although I have been very busy working on videos that I took from IAAPA 2014 (on top of having to work, raise kids,

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