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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

arcadehero September 22, 2018 3

Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, where I curate some quick arcade news items as opposed to giving them a lengthy post. Before we get to that, I’d just like to bring attention to an

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Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

arcadehero September 15, 2018 2

Happy weekend everyone. Let’s get to the headlines. First off, for anyone in the Carolinas, you probably won’t be reading this, but I hope that everyone will be safe. At the very least the

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Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

arcadehero September 5, 2018 0

Defunctland is an episodic mini-documentary series on YouTube that jumps into the history of various out-of-home attractions. In looking through the first two seasons (they are still going through Season 2), there seems to

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Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

SaraAB87 July 31, 2018 3

Wondering whether or not you should shell out the cash to play Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR experience? I recently checked it out at my local Dave & Busters so we can

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Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

arcadehero July 27, 2018 1

This newsbytes is earlier than normal as I am headed to California for the California Extreme show, unsure of my time and internet access for such things. I will certainly post any big news

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Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

arcadehero June 6, 2018 0

One gaming theme that never fails to gain positive attention in the amusement business belongs to dinosaurs. People of all ages are fascinated by the creatures, although the main property where they get attention

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Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

arcadehero March 3, 2018 4

The AMOA/AAMA Amusement Expo is upon us for 2018, albeit a little earlier than usual – generally this trade show happens around the third week of March as opposed to the end of February.

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

While the IAAPA trade show tends to soak up most of the arcade news that’s out there, it is not the only amusement/arcade related event of it’s kind to find out there. Every January

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Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

arcadehero December 23, 2017 0

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays fellow arcade gamers. Today’s newsbytes will catch up on some Stinger Report newsfeeds and a few other items. Difficult to find one Atari Sky Diver, let alone three (not

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