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IAAPA pics, Round 3

IAAPA pics, Round 3

arcadehero November 26, 2010 3

(Thanks to Joe J. for the tip) This was the second time I’ve attended IAAPA and both times I have noticed something – each time I have walked away with a nagging feeling that

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Taito’s Fall Product show (UPDATED)

Taito’s Fall Product show (UPDATED)

arcadehero November 25, 2010 3

Taito just held an event to show off some of their new products that they are bringing to the market in Japan and there are a few items worth mentioning here. Unfortunately the pictures

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On this day of thanks…

arcadehero November 25, 2010 1

Thanksgiving might be a US holiday and while we get both visitors and stories from all over the world, I see no problem in expressing some gratitude today before going out and having a

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More content announced for Taito’s NESICAxLIVE arcade; Haunted Museum 2 announced

More content announced for Taito’s NESICAxLIVE arcade; Haunted Museum 2 announced

arcadehero November 24, 2010 1

Since Taito announced their new NESiCAxLIVE system for arcades, we’ve been eagerly waiting to see how it will work out. The release date for the system hasn’t arrived just yet (it’s only a few

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New arcade open in Austin, TX – Pinballz Arcade

New arcade open in Austin, TX – Pinballz Arcade

arcadehero November 23, 2010 3

This past Saturday a new entertainment venue opened up in Austin, Texas called Pinballz Arcade. As the name implies, they have a strong focus on pinball gaming (although it’s not the sole part of

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Stern releases limited edition version of AVATAR Pinball

Stern releases limited edition version of AVATAR Pinball

arcadehero November 23, 2010 1

While this news might not come as any big surprise, Stern has a run of 250, limited edition AVATAR Pinball machines up for sale. I say it’s no surprise as the move isn’t unusual

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Andamiro teases next version of Pump It Up Fiesta at G-Star 2010

Andamiro teases next version of Pump It Up Fiesta at G-Star 2010

arcadehero November 22, 2010 0

IAAPA wasn’t the only convention going on in the world recently where arcades had a place to show off. Another convention took place in South Korea this past weekend that wrapped up yesterday called

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IAAPA 2010: Tecway/Belrare, Golden Dragon

arcadehero November 19, 2010 2

Well after spending most of my day uploading videos, the video part of our IAAPA coverage is coming to a close for now. But as I mentioned already we still have a few more

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IAAPA 2010: Touch FX, Pirate King, Friction, Sea Wolf

arcadehero November 19, 2010 4

Almost done. We still will have more pictures to share – in fact I got another link from Fillmore Games of some extra pictures they took from the show – and Kevin and I

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IAAPA 2010: Music games (Andamiro, Mozarc, DJMT2, World’s Fastest Drummer)

arcadehero November 19, 2010 3

Arcade music games are not to be shunned and they certainly weren’t at IAAPA this week. Here’s a look over what new music gaming concepts players have to look forward to trying out at

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IAAPA 2010: Motion simulators; 3D gaming (InJoy, Simuline, UNIS)

arcadehero November 19, 2010 1

Other big concepts were in play at IAAPA 2010 and here we will take a look at those companies who are adding the elements of motion, stereoscopic 3D and ever water into their games.

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IAAPA 2010 – Namco booth

arcadehero November 19, 2010 6

Next up as a part of our IAAPA 2010 coverage is Namco. Like Amusement Expo, the company had a large booth where Pac-Man was a big star but they also had plenty of other

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