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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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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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Japan Update: Tekken 7, Left 4 Dead Arcade; K-On!! Arcade

Japan Update: Tekken 7, Left 4 Dead Arcade; K-On!! Arcade

arcadehero November 13, 2014 4

A lot of the focus on the site here this time of year is on the newest developments coming to the West but there are still developments taking place in other parts of the

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World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

arcadehero June 11, 2014 2

Back in 2002, I was in Brazil when the World Cup was taking place. The Winter Olympics had taken place back home but being Brazil I barely heard that event being mentioned. For World

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

arcadehero May 23, 2014 6

12/11 UPDATE: This game is now available in Japan This isn’t a surprise as news keeps trickling out about Taito’s vision of the popular Left 4 Dead game but location tests have begun for

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Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

arcadehero May 22, 2014 35

Normally I wouldn’t spend a lot of post space on games that seem to be pretty much locked into the Japanese market but it’s a rather slow news week so here you go. Although

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Taito Unveils Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade In Japan

Taito Unveils Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade In Japan

arcadehero May 15, 2014 4

I’ve been keeping an eye on this since Taito initially teased “Project Z” back in February and yesterday in Japan they began a press blitz to promote the upcoming ¬†game, giving us a first

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Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

arcadehero May 12, 2014 1

(Thanks to Rico Shen of Music Fantasia for the pics) It’s the time of year for GTI Taipei, which is a trade show for manufacturers and distributors in Taiwan to strut their latest arcade

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Games Update: Project Z and Left 4 Dead Collaboration; Rhythmvaders; WMMT4 US Test?

Games Update: Project Z and Left 4 Dead Collaboration; Rhythmvaders; WMMT4 US Test?

arcadehero April 30, 2014 5

Ok so there is a bit of news to get to this morning. First off, the teaser site for Taito’s upcoming arcade game Project Z (which we covered back in February) has been updated

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Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

arcadehero April 25, 2014 0

For the past while, Taito’s main focus has been on NESiCAxLIVE content or promoting a rhythm game they’ve had out in Japan for some months now called Groove Coaster Arcade. That was based upon

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