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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

arcadehero April 4, 2016 2

Video game news has been buzzing with VR developments for a while now and in the arcade business we’ve had no exception to seeing the technology make an attempt to re-enter the business over

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Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

arcadehero March 28, 2016 2

There have been “whispers” about more out-of-home amusement VR projects coming their way although it hasn’t entirely been clear who is working on what. With today’s news we can remove Bandai Namco Amusements off

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Killer Queen Arcade Now Available Through Raw Thrills

Killer Queen Arcade Now Available Through Raw Thrills

arcadehero March 2, 2016 6

(Thanks to BumbleBear Games, Raw Thrills and Betson for the info; corrections have been made to the article regarding screen sizes and the company name) Not many independent arcade titles have found their way

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Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

arcadehero February 5, 2016 3

For a long time, arcade machines were a gateway to getting your hands on cutting edge/latest technology without having to drop thousands of dollars on the experience. That could be the display, the sound

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SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

arcadehero October 28, 2015 4

As mentioned on the blog the other day, I was expecting a new game to arrive into my hands this week that has some very interesting potential for our industry at large. Known as

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

arcadehero October 21, 2015 8

Happy Back To the Future Day – a day where we look at the present with more nostalgia for the 80s, when the ambition was more ‘a spaceship in every home’ than ‘a computer

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Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

arcadehero May 4, 2015 2

These days we all expect to see footage of arcade games from trade shows or venues since cameras are found everywhere. But that wasn’t the case from the earlier days of arcade gaming when

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Elaut USA Takes Jersey Jack Pinball To Court / ASCAP Renews Targeting of Arcade Venues

Elaut USA Takes Jersey Jack Pinball To Court / ASCAP Renews Targeting of Arcade Venues

arcadehero February 3, 2015 8

Well this is a great way to start February (while rolling my eyes). Fortunately I will have a new venue story up soon, as soon as I get some more details about it. In

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Sega Officially Unveils Showdown

Sega Officially Unveils Showdown

arcadehero October 31, 2014 7

A short time ago we had a scoop on Sega’s next racing game called Showdown. What we had was a look at the location test/beta version and today Sega Amusements has officially unveiled the

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The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

arcadehero October 14, 2014 4

A short time ago, I mentioned an interesting new product by the name of Zone Dome in a weekend news collection post. I couldn’t find out if this was designed to also work in

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