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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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The Void Bringing Ghostbusters:Dimensions to Out-Of-Home VR

The Void Bringing Ghostbusters:Dimensions to Out-Of-Home VR

arcadehero May 9, 2016 0

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in) Here’s a story that is spreading like wildfire across the internet, which seems to be the case with anything VR related lately. As I’ve told people, don’t

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 1

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

arcadehero April 23, 2016 3

The end of April is approaching (already?) and it’s been an interesting month for news so far. Here’s a round-up of some arcade items that you might like: Arcade Heroes Podcast #13 – Our

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Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

arcadehero April 16, 2016 2

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was reported a short time ago that Bandai Namco was launching a new but temporary VR-arcade style facility in Japan by the name of VR ZONE

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First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

arcadehero April 4, 2016 2

Video game news has been buzzing with VR developments for a while now and in the arcade business we’ve had no exception to seeing the technology make an attempt to re-enter the business over

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Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

arcadehero April 2, 2016 4

For this weekends newsbytes it was so heavy on the videos that I figured to call this Videobytes instead. I hope you are all having a good start to your April! Cruisn’ – It’s

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Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

arcadehero March 28, 2016 2

There have been “whispers” about more out-of-home amusement VR projects coming their way although it hasn’t entirely been clear who is working on what. With today’s news we can remove Bandai Namco Amusements off

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