Monthly Archives: January 2019 »

Location Watch: The 1up – Greenwood (CO); TapNPlay(Philippines); Pizza Ranch [WY]; AGS-Automatic [France] & More

Location Watch: The 1up – Greenwood (CO); TapNPlay(Philippines); Pizza Ranch [WY]; AGS-Automatic [France] & More

arcadehero January 31, 2019 0

I like to get at least one locations post in per month, so with it being Jan 31st, we’ll go with it, even though I don’t have quite as many new locations to talk

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JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

arcadehero January 29, 2019 1

Another arcade trade show has come and gone, but this one has really stirred things up thanks to the Exa-Arcadia platform, guaranteeing a larger amount of content for arcades to enjoy. As a lot

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JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

arcadehero January 25, 2019 3

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it a flurry of news. I have already posted a thread dedicated to the many announcements that will be coming about from the Exa-Arcadia platform;

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JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

arcadehero January 25, 2019 2

While Japanese industry has long embraced video games, pinball’s journey in the country has been a struggle. With JAEPO 2019, it looks like that might be about to turn around as Stern Pinball, Jersey

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JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

arcadehero January 24, 2019 7

The Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it the world gets to see what Japanese game makers are cooking up for locations there. Most of the time, announcements and games are not

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Shipping & Release Updates: Pump It Up XX; ATV Slam; PIU-XX; Fantasy Soccer; Atari PONG Table Coin-op & More

Shipping & Release Updates: Pump It Up XX; ATV Slam; PIU-XX; Fantasy Soccer; Atari PONG Table Coin-op & More

arcadehero January 23, 2019 0

With so many new arcade products having been announced over the past few months, it feels prudent to get everyone up to speed on what’s shipping. This also helps us get something in while

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Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

arcadehero January 19, 2019 5

This was a slow week for news, although I was plenty busy with my new route location. Unfortunately, the technical issues there have been a bit of a time consuming headache, coupled with several

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EAG 2019: The Latest Arcade Games Come To London

EAG 2019: The Latest Arcade Games Come To London

arcadehero January 17, 2019 3

It’s the middle of January, which not only means that it’s cold outside for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, but that our friends across the pond are throwing a big amusement trade

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Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

arcadehero January 12, 2019 0

Hello fellow Arcade Heroes, and welcome to another edition of newsbytes. This is a collection of quick bits ‘n bytes of news from this week that wouldn’t really warrant a full post; or I

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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

arcadehero January 8, 2019 2

Every time a new pinball machine is released, fans are already looking to the next game, and when we heard about The Beatles, rumors were circulating that The Munsters was next. Today, with CES

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