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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

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 the game at 4 different arcade venues in Japan.

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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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JAEPO 2014 Preview: What To Expect From Namco, Sega, Konami, and Taito

JAEPO 2014 Preview: What To Expect From Namco, Sega, Konami, and Taito

arcadehero February 13, 2014 2

UPDATE: First images up from the show can be seen here. The Japan Amusement Expo 2014 (JAEPO 2014)will be getting underway tomorrow and with that, new arcade games to talk about. Unlike most Western trade

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Taito Teases New Zombie Game: Project Z

Taito Teases New Zombie Game: Project Z

arcadehero February 12, 2014 1

After being bought by Square Enix, Taito hasn’t exactly been cranking out new games like they used to and like a lot of big names from the arcade past, have increased their mobile game

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Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

arcadehero November 7, 2013 2

While a lot of the focus for arcades this month shines on releases out West, they don’t stop bringing games to the forefront in Japan. Here’s what is going on this week. First off

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