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Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

arcadehero April 27, 2017 0

The arcade business generally has some event held in Las Vegas every year, such as the Amusement Expo in March. This year AE skipped Vegas for Dallas so it was looking like the city

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IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

arcadehero November 22, 2016 0

Continuing our IAAPA 2016 coverage, today we are going to focus on two categories of titles found at the show last week: Gun games, Rhythm games. I was going to put Pinball here too

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Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

arcadehero January 9, 2016 1

Back in 1993, a company by the name of A.I. was working on a new vertical scrolling shooting game called Wing Force. Atlus would publish the game but as things worked out, the game

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Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

arcadehero February 11, 2015 14

Before you ask, no this is not an old story from 1992. Lately the trend towards big name, big cost games has been gaining steam but so has the occasional indie arcade game development.

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Hammer Away –  A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

Hammer Away – A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

arcadehero November 5, 2014 4

We’ve discussed prototypes here a number of times but for new ones that are uncovered, it is much easier to get a hold of information on unreleased games from Western companies. It isn’t all

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Nave Arcade, the Argentinan Arcade Game

Nave Arcade, the Argentinan Arcade Game

arcadehero May 28, 2013 3

(Thanks to Adam Coate for the tip) Arcade game development is generally found in a few particular areas of the world but with time comes expansion. We have previously covered games created in countries

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Sega Dream Raiders in Action

Sega Dream Raiders in Action

arcadehero October 4, 2012 13

For the past few days, Sega Amusements has been promoting their upcoming Dream Raiders arcade game through Facebook. In particular they promised that if the page hit 100 likes they would release a video

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Next for Neo Geo MVS: Neo XYX; Next for Konami: Beatmania Tricoro

Next for Neo Geo MVS: Neo XYX; Next for Konami: Beatmania Tricoro

arcadehero September 19, 2012 1

A couple of new games to dicuss today, a new shooter for the Neo Geo MVS and a new entry into Bemani gaming by Konami.

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Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

arcadehero December 10, 2011 10

We’ve been covering the progress of Taito’s epic shooter Dariusburst Another Chronicle for a while now and after seeing it released in Japan last year and then tested in Europe and the US this

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Darius Burst: Another Chronicle English version coming soon (UPDATED)

Darius Burst: Another Chronicle English version coming soon (UPDATED)

arcadehero January 10, 2011 7

(Thanks to Darius fan Bryan for the tip!) You asked for it and it seems that Taito has listened. Highway Entertainment, which is a part of the Highway Group and imports games into Australia,

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Videos from the Akai Katana (aka Red Sword) location test

Shaggy July 25, 2010 0

(Thanks to ECM for the tip) Interested in seeing CAVE’s new shooter Akai Katana? Then here are some of the first videos of the game in action, as seen recently on location test. I’m

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Initial sales numbers for Terminator Salvation arcade

Shaggy May 3, 2010 3

Guitar Hero Arcade sold 2000 units in 90 days. Big Buck Hunter Open Season sold 3000 units in 90 days. Silver Strike Live sold over 3000 before it was released due to pre-orders. (Before

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