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Newsbag: RiftCycle Video; New Stern Pinall Website; Python Anghelo Passing; Race Simulator Venue Opens in Saudi Arabia

Newsbag: RiftCycle Video; New Stern Pinall Website; Python Anghelo Passing; Race Simulator Venue Opens in Saudi Arabia

arcadehero April 10, 2014 0

For today’s newsbag, let’s start with a follow-up to the last one posted a few days ago, particularly the story about the RiftCycles VR project. This project being created by “Arcade Man” is setting

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Weekend Newsbag: Japanese Tournaments; Ultra SSFIV; TRON Legacy Bike Game; Video Game History

Weekend Newsbag: Japanese Tournaments; Ultra SSFIV; TRON Legacy Bike Game; Video Game History

arcadehero April 5, 2014 0

Happy weekend everyone! It’s felt like a really long week on my end. If you haven’t already please check out the videos from Amusement Expo 2014, there are plenty of new games to take

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Article: Looking At VR From A New Perspective

Article: Looking At VR From A New Perspective

arcadehero March 11, 2014 4

The video game world is teasing with VR once again but it is hardware that still has plenty of potential in the arcade/amusement space. A year ago this month saw the release of the

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Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

arcadehero August 1, 2013 0

After Warner bought up the Midway properties, which included the Atari Games content, they haven’t really done much with the treasures they have. Yet another sequel to the Mortal Kombat series was handled and

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VR Back In Arcades Now With The MocapGames Pod

VR Back In Arcades Now With The MocapGames Pod

arcadehero April 17, 2013 1

VR is finding its way back into the news more and more this year. We have had a little discussion about the Oculus Rift device which has been praised by numerous game developers. A

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From SxSW: Oculus Rift VR Panel Discussion

From SxSW: Oculus Rift VR Panel Discussion

arcadehero March 11, 2013 2

(Thanks to Adam Coate for the tip!) In August of last year we ran a story where some discussion of VR had hit the mainstream again thanks to John Carmack’s keynote address at QuakeCon

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MoCap Games’ Sci Shooter As Seen At EAG 2013

MoCap Games’ Sci Shooter As Seen At EAG 2013

arcadehero January 28, 2013 1

I know many of you are waiting for more information on what was at EAG 2013 last week but hang tight, we will have plenty to share this week. One game that appeared at

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Scale-1 Portal Enters Arcade Space in October; Blast From the Past #2 w/ Combatica

Scale-1 Portal Enters Arcade Space in October; Blast From the Past #2 w/ Combatica

arcadehero August 7, 2012 3

A new VR space device is coming along in October this year called Scale-1. This also gives us a chance to look back at a somewhat similar platform called Combatica, from the late 90s.

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Ideas Caught In Time #001 – Zero Hour

Ideas Caught In Time #001 – Zero Hour

arcadehero July 27, 2012 3

This post will mark the beginning of a new feature that we will run on the site in conjunction with The Stinger Report called Ideas Caught In Time. Over the many years arcades have

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MoCap Game’s Sci-Shoota VR Game In Action

MoCap Game’s Sci-Shoota VR Game In Action

arcadehero June 16, 2012 3

Almost a month ago we revealed that MoCap Games was scheduled to demonstrate the latest in their motion capture technology at an IAAPA event in Hong Kong this month. That event took place last

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A Look At the Past, Present And Future of VR

A Look At the Past, Present And Future of VR

arcadehero April 13, 2012 2

Newsfeed 1190 & 1191 via As a kid I remember hearing news that a new facility had opened its doors that was all about Virtual Reality. I can’t remember the name of the place

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The Video games of The Simpsons + new VR entertainment system prototype

arcadehero July 10, 2011 1

(Thanks to James for the Simpsons tip. VR system news is Newsfeed 1074 via  ) The Simpsons has been on TV for a really long time. I remember being in elementary school and everyone

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