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Taito bringing Darius back to arcades with Darius Burst Another Chronicle(Updated)

Shaggy July 27, 2010 7

Newsfeed 884 via It’s been a little over a week now since we learned that Taito had placed a new countdown webpage on the arcade side of their Japanese site, a countdown which at

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Taito's new Space Invaders themed game in Japan where button mashing = happiness

Shaggy July 19, 2010 0

Newsfeed 871 via While several other arcade classics have seen coin-op updates in recent times, including Sea Wolf, Elevator Action and Pac-Man, one glaring omission from the list is Taito’s Space Invaders. Taito has

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Hopping Road Kids gets a release in Japan

Shaggy July 1, 2010 2

Newsfeed 851 via At AOU 2010 in February, Taito revealed a 4-player light-gun shooter and a new version of their game Hopping Road called Hopping Road Kids. Hopping Road itself is an original arcade

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The new Vewlix F

Shaggy June 27, 2010 3

Newsfeed 847 via The cabinet above is the new Vewlix F. Can’t tell the difference between that and the standard Vewlix? That’s because there almost isn’t any. According to the information provided by the

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Taito’s new trailer for Gaia Attack 4

Shaggy June 18, 2010 5

It’s been a few months since we first saw Taito’s newest foray into the realm of light-gun shooters, Gaia Attack 4 and today they released a full trailer for the title on their Japanese

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So what was at the Electrocoin Park Avenue Open Day event?

Shaggy June 10, 2010 0

Via Arcade Heroes contributor Kevin Williams was at a recent arcade event held by UK Distributors Electrocoin and United Distributing Company and brought along his camera. So what was at the event? Keep on

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Taito's limited edition Space Invaders accessory

Shaggy May 5, 2010 2

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip & press release) Taito’s efforts to build their brand continues with their iconic Space Invaders characters and now they are releasing a limited edition silverware accessory produced

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Taito opens new flagship arcade in Yokohama Japan

Shaggy April 30, 2010 2

Via Taito has a new six story arcade to check out if you happen to be in Yokohama Japan, and they were happy to start it off with a bang. Company executives showed up

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Weekend videos: Atari' Hercules Pinball and Taito's Ice Cold Beer

Shaggy April 25, 2010 1

What do you do when there’s not much news to discuss? Find some videos showcasing the stranger or cooler products found in arcade days past. here are two videos from TNT Amusements, who has

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Could Elevator Action: Death Parade be getting a release outside of Japan? UPDATE: Yes it will

Shaggy March 30, 2010 4

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) While Taito hasn’t held a very strong presence in the arcade scene outside of Japan for the past few years, they still have been out there, getting

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Space Invaders might get a movie too

Shaggy March 4, 2010 0

A short time ago we heard that Atari was looking at bringing some of it’s classics to the silver screen and now word has it that Warner Bros. is looking to bring a big

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More AOU stuff – Robo Catcher, more Metal Gear, Gaia Attack 4, Stomper DLX, Sega

Shaggy February 20, 2010 0

Here’s a few more things out of AOU in Japan (links via various sources, including AM Net) and The Stinger Report Robo Catcher – showing other applications our future robot overlords can have in

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