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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

arcadehero July 21, 2016 5

Newsfeed link via  As recently reported, Sega Japan and Australian based company Zero Latency were joining forces to provide VR entertainment for the Tokyo Joypolis venue in Japan. That facility is now open for

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

arcadehero July 11, 2016 3

News tip via  Now that HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are out there, a few businesses are quickly jumping onto the bandwagon. So far everyone is going for the HTC solution as Oculus shot

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New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

arcadehero June 23, 2016 4

Recently the IAAPA organization held their annual Asian Attractions Expo event in Shanghai, China and we’ve received a little bit of info about some new arcade content shown there. The event saw record breaking

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Newsbytes: VR Arcade Talk + VR 4DX; Spiderman Pinball Color; PIUP2; NTG#87

Newsbytes: VR Arcade Talk + VR 4DX; Spiderman Pinball Color; PIUP2; NTG#87

arcadehero June 18, 2016 1

Happy weekend everyone. Today’s weekend post is a bit heavy on the VR application in the arcade space. BBC – Could VR Bring Back The Games Arcade? : Developing technology is always part of

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Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

arcadehero June 17, 2016 1

Long time readers of the site are familiar with The Stinger Report, a long-running amusement/out-of-home entertainment industry newsletter and the earliest of outside contributors to Arcade Heroes. That newsletter was founded in 1994 by

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Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

arcadehero June 7, 2016 4

Brought to you by  This year the news has been increasingly dominated by VR and related amusement/arcade applications for the technology to be found in out-of-home entertainment. Not long ago it was announced that

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New Locations: Ctrl+V; Pixel Blast Arcade; Boxcar Bar+Arcade; Game Nest

New Locations: Ctrl+V; Pixel Blast Arcade; Boxcar Bar+Arcade; Game Nest

arcadehero June 1, 2016 1

What better way to start the month of June and our Summer with news on upcoming or new arcade locations! Today’s Latest Arcade Locations Ctrl+V VR Arcade Opens Today In Waterloo, Ontario (thanks to Kevin

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VR Arcade News: Sega Joypolis To Test PlayStation VR; VRCade Joins With Smartlaunch

VR Arcade News: Sega Joypolis To Test PlayStation VR; VRCade Joins With Smartlaunch

arcadehero May 21, 2016 0

While I was going to combine this news with the weekend newsbytes, it turned out that there was enough on this segment that we could a separate post. Sega To Showcase PlayStation VR At

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