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New Games Aplenty For 2024: Wrapping Up IAAPA 2023

New Games Aplenty For 2024: Wrapping Up IAAPA 2023

arcadehero December 11, 2023 2

It’s been a few weeks since IAAPA 2023 took place and in that time, I’ve slowly been working through the many companies and games that made their grand debut at the show. This post

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Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

arcadehero October 22, 2023 0

The 20th anniversary of Bandai Namco’s popular arcade racing series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (also known as WMMT or WM), is upon us this next year and to celebrate, the company is prepping a

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Checking Out GoldStorm Pirates On Test

Checking Out GoldStorm Pirates On Test

arcadehero October 19, 2023 0

A big thanks to Federico R. for providing this information. Keep in mind however that this post discusses/shows a game on location test. It may drastically change from what you see below by the

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Location Tests: Taiko No Tatsujin At Anime Expo’23; Axel City 2 Testing In Japan

Location Tests: Taiko No Tatsujin At Anime Expo’23; Axel City 2 Testing In Japan

arcadehero July 1, 2023 0

There are a couple of new games spotted on test out there that some of you might be interested in, so let’s take a quick look! As a note, every game on test could

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GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

arcadehero June 23, 2023 1

Disclaimer: The game discussed in this article is a prototype which has been seen on location test. This means that the final production model will likely change OR it might not even be released

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Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

arcadehero June 7, 2023 0

Note: This news only applies to Maximum Tune 5DX+ machines connected to Namco’s North American network. It does not apply to the “International Version” that is found in parts like Australia/SouthEast Asia, nor Japan.

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SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

arcadehero May 29, 2023 0

In the second part of his trip down arcade memory lane, Kevin Williams (KWP) continues to discuss “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe cabinet designs. Editing and several additions were thrown in by myself, Arcadehero. If

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Bandai Namco Amusements Is Testing A Sequel To DeadStorm Pirates In Japan

Bandai Namco Amusements Is Testing A Sequel To DeadStorm Pirates In Japan

arcadehero May 6, 2023 1

The following post is discussing a game that has been seen on location test, which is the arcade industry equivalent of a beta test. This means that there is not much info to go

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Bandai Namco’s Taiko No Tatsujin Goes On Test In The USA

Bandai Namco’s Taiko No Tatsujin Goes On Test In The USA

arcadehero February 22, 2023 1

NOTE: This post is discussing a game going on “location test,” the arcade industry equivalent of a beta test. This is not a guarantee that it will see mass production/shipment within North America. Ask

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Cabinet Revealed For Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed

Cabinet Revealed For Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed

arcadehero November 13, 2022 0

We’ve been getting bits and pieces of news about the sequel to Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat thanks to the location test but with IAAPA starting on Tuesday, the company has pulled the curtain back

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More From Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed As Seen On Location Test

More From Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed As Seen On Location Test

arcadehero October 31, 2022 1

I don’t say it enough but the site here has great readers. I really appreciate it when any of you send tips in, as it helps cover more of the industry. Today I have

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Pac-Man Gets The Spotlight With Update To Bandai Namco Amusements’ Site

Pac-Man Gets The Spotlight With Update To Bandai Namco Amusements’ Site

arcadehero September 9, 2022 0

If you love Namco’s Pac-Man then the latest updates to their site definitely highlights the character. Let’s bring you up to speed: Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship The Deluxe version of PMBRC now has a

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