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Banpresto's Wacky Races reappears on location test in Japan

July 11, 2010, 3 Comments on Banpresto's Wacky Races reappears on location test in Japan

Chalk this up to the big surprise of the month (so far) but way back in 2007 a new kart-style racing game appeared on location test at the Trocadero in London called Wacky Races. The game was based upon an older Hanna-Barbara. cartoon(now being distributed under Warner Bros.) of the same name and had »

Konami ATEi 2008 Videos: Wacky Races, Guitar Freaks V4 & Drummania V4

January 23, 2008, No Comments on Konami ATEi 2008 Videos: Wacky Races, Guitar Freaks V4 & Drummania V4

[Have now added Guitar Freaks & Drummania V4 videos submitted by  You Tube user “bigaloo”] Guitar Freaks V4 Drummania V4 Wacky Races Now this one confused me. The game is made by Gamewax and Banpresto (Banpresto is owned by Namco, well that’s what I thought ?). However Wacky Races was on the Konami stand as »

Wacky Races to be at ATEI

January 14, 2008, No Comments on Wacky Races to be at ATEI

While we weren’t sure about it at first, The Stinger Report confirms that Wacky Races will be at ATEI this year at booths U2240 and U2110. And also thanks to TSR we have the flyer for this game, click on the thumbnail to see the full thing along with a nice look at the »

Location Test Video: Wacky Races

December 2, 2007, 5 Comments on Location Test Video: Wacky Races

As promised….. I’ll have to apologize for the shakiness of the video. This is not down to me being on a bender last night, more to do with the fact that I was on my own so I had to play the game and film and not get caught doing so. Funland is a »

Wacky Races On Secret Location Test At London Trocadero

December 2, 2007, 1 Comment on Wacky Races On Secret Location Test At London Trocadero

  Received a great tip yesterday from site reader Jimmy Beech. Read on…. Yo arcade dudes! Thought you’d wanna know that I saw a new racing game at Funland today, some guy there said it was on secret testing and it was Wacky Races. You know with Dasterdly and Muttley and it looks pretty cool. »

Interview: Patrick Michael From Sega Amusements Talks Dream Raiders

Interview: Patrick Michael From Sega Amusements Talks Dream Raiders

October 27, 2012, No Comments on Interview: Patrick Michael From Sega Amusements Talks Dream Raiders

Not long ago Sega unveiled the latest arcade title in their line-up called Dream Raiders. We will be getting some hands-on time with the game in about a month when it makes an appearance at the IAAPA 2012 trade show in Orlando, FL. I wanted to find out more about the game before then »

What have we been playing…. or not in my case

April 10, 2008, No Comments on What have we been playing…. or not in my case

As you can see Shaggy’s been a busy playing all sorts of great games at ASI, unfortunately I have had very little time to play games or do any posts for the website for that matter. I won’t drone on too much about how busy I am, but basically I won’t be about that much »

ASI 2008 – my view (part 1)

March 29, 2008, 1 Comment on ASI 2008 – my view (part 1)

As previously stated I was able to make it down to ASI 2008 and it was a fun experience – I was able to play a number of games that I have only heard about or seen online. But what was disappointing is that the selection of video games was relatively small compared to »

Konami ATEi 2008 Impressions

January 31, 2008, No Comments on Konami ATEi 2008 Impressions

(More photos after the break)  Last of the big names is Konami. I have to say thier stand was a bit on the sparse side. Guitar Freaks  & Drum Mania V4 where present and attracting a lot of attention from players. Wacky Races also made an appearance on the stand, although, as I have said »

Namco also prepping for a big ATEI '08 – new Raw Thrills' title announced.

January 9, 2008, No Comments on Namco also prepping for a big ATEI '08 – new Raw Thrills' title announced.

We’ve already heard from Sega and Konami so it was only a short time before Namco threw their hat into the ring of what to expect from them at ATEI. From the press release it is obvious that redemption is quite important to Namco, and they will be showing off a number of new »

What Have We Been Playing This Week….

December 5, 2007, No Comments on What Have We Been Playing This Week….

  Now you may notice an extra name on the post this week and that is because we have added a new member to the team. Sara has been tipping us for a while on simulator related news. So I thought it would be great to add another point of view to the Arcade Heroes’ team. She’s quite busy at the moment, but »