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IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

arcadehero November 14, 2016 29

Hello fellow arcaders! The biggest week in arcade gaming is upon us and I have been able to get some hands-on time with some of the games! Let’s get to it: IAAPA 2016 First

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Sega Resurrects Daytona USA with Daytona 3 Championship USA

Sega Resurrects Daytona USA with Daytona 3 Championship USA

arcadehero November 1, 2016 14

In 2009, Sega attempted to give operators still running old Daytona USA cabinets something refreshing with Sega Racing Classic. It was essentially the old Daytona USA, sporting a new cabinet design & 720p graphics

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Coming To IAAPA 2016: Sega Announces Target Bravo: Operation Ghost & Let’s Go Island Dream Edition

Coming To IAAPA 2016: Sega Announces Target Bravo: Operation Ghost & Let’s Go Island Dream Edition

arcadehero October 27, 2016 3

The biggest trade show in the arcade & amusement industry by the name of IAAPA is just a few weeks away. With that, we are receiving more news about the products that are going

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Newsbytes: Rare Star Trek Card; Election Booths 2016; Killer Queen; Sega; NTG#94

Newsbytes: Rare Star Trek Card; Election Booths 2016; Killer Queen; Sega; NTG#94

arcadehero September 3, 2016 3

This week has been quite a busy one for myself – I feel like I’ve been run over by a semi but I’m in the home stretch. Part of that has been taking games

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Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

arcadehero August 27, 2016 5

Welcome to the ‘dog days’ of Summer as August is on its way out and September is at our doors. This week was very slow for news up until the other day. If you

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Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

arcadehero August 13, 2016 2

It’s been a time for travel and vacations so things have been kinda slow around here lately. That doesn’t mean that news has stopped though, let’s look at what is going on in the

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Happy 8-6 Day! Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Toyota Corolla from Initial D

Happy 8-6 Day! Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Toyota Corolla from Initial D

SaraAB87 August 6, 2016 2

Happy 8-6 day! August 6th is known as 8-6 day (Hachiroku) in Japan (and anywhere else you wish to celebrate), a day that honors the 1986 Toyota Corolla. Today is also the 30th anniversary

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Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns Exhibit at the Strong National Museum of Play

Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns Exhibit at the Strong National Museum of Play

SaraAB87 August 4, 2016 0

In addition to the pinball exhibit I recently wrote about, the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY has another fun exhibit going on this summer. The exhibit is called Rockets, Robots and

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

arcadehero July 21, 2016 5

Newsfeed link via  As recently reported, Sega Japan and Australian based company Zero Latency were joining forces to provide VR entertainment for the Tokyo Joypolis venue in Japan. That facility is now open for

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Sega Launches Official Trailer for Mario & Sonic At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Sega Launches Official Trailer for Mario & Sonic At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 12, 2016 0

We first learned about Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition last year thanks to the first Japanese location tests a year ago. Since then, it has been a patient

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