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Newsbytes: Super Nintendo World; Rabbids & Ladders; Making JP Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Super Nintendo World; Rabbids & Ladders; Making JP Pinball & More

arcadehero November 9, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a quick collection of news items from the arcade world. Things Coming Along For Super Nintendo World At Universal Studios Japan If you plan on heading over to

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Virtuix Announces $100k Prize Pool For 2020 Omni Arena eSports Series

Virtuix Announces $100k Prize Pool For 2020 Omni Arena eSports Series

arcadehero October 22, 2019 0

We haven’t covered “Location Based Entertainment” VR (LBR VR) very much lately, although there has been plenty going on in the realm, as you’ll note if you’ve been reading your Stinger Reports. In part,

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LAI Games To Showcase Major Virtual Rabbids Update At Bowl Expo

LAI Games To Showcase Major Virtual Rabbids Update At Bowl Expo

arcadehero June 25, 2019 1

While most VR-enabled options for arcades have been more in the realm of attendant-required, “medium scale”attractions, there have been a few options that have been looking to provide something that is closer to an

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Sega’s Daytona Championship USA SDLX Revealed

Sega’s Daytona Championship USA SDLX Revealed

arcadehero February 18, 2019 2

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) Last week, I ran a story on the pending arrival of a new “Super Deluxe (SDLX)” model for Sega Amusements’ Daytona Championship USA. Today, we have a look

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IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

Shaggy December 19, 2018 1

For our last look at IAAPA 2018, here are the Augmented and Virtual Reality attractions that have been designed specially for the amusement industry

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

arcadehero December 15, 2018 0

About a month since IAAPA 2018 ended, and we’re finally approaching the end of the news. If you’ve been following Arcade Heroes on YouTube or Bitchute, then you have seen these videos already, but

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

arcadehero November 1, 2018 0

If you’ve visited a modern arcade (one that keeps up-to-date with releases) over the past decade, then chances are that you have either seen or used the Typhoon motion simulator. If you haven’t seen

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero September 17, 2018 2

One of the bigger news stories of the year has been the return of House of the Dead to arcades, and last week we had news that the game is officially shipping in Japan. 

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IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

arcadehero December 4, 2017 2

Anyone ready for more IAAPA games? I knew you were. I am almost done with the videos from the event so perhaps I’ll find the time to procure other arcade stories. Then again, we’ve

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IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

arcadehero November 10, 2017 2

IAAPA 2017 hasn’t quite started yet (seminars begin on Monday Nov 13th while the trade show opens on Tuesday) but manufacturers who are good about maintaining a web presence are getting ready by adding

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