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May Arcade Releases: Shadow Gangs X; Wicked Tuna; Pac-Man Chompionship

May Arcade Releases: Shadow Gangs X; Wicked Tuna; Pac-Man Chompionship

arcadehero May 27, 2022 0

Memorial Day weekend is upon us in the US so it seems like a good time to get some quick news out there before everyone is away. Here are some games that have shipped

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Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship Update

Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship Update

arcadehero May 12, 2022 1

It’s been bit since we’ve heard anything about Bandai Namco Amusements’ Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship, so let me share a couple of quick items about it. These should interest operators looking to get one

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Newsbytes: Heavyweight Champ Footage; Pac-Mom; The PolyRetro; New Raw Thrills Mobile Game; Spinal Tap Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Heavyweight Champ Footage; Pac-Mom; The PolyRetro; New Raw Thrills Mobile Game; Spinal Tap Pinball & More

arcadehero April 9, 2022 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular collection of arcade & pinball news items from around the world. This week has quite a few interesting stories, particularly when it comes to arcade history, so I hope

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Arcade April Fools Round-up 2022

Arcade April Fools Round-up 2022

arcadehero April 1, 2022 1

Another April Fools Day has come and gone and while some hate it with the passion of a thousand exploding stars, others find it as a way to just have some light-hearted fun. I

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Amusement Expo 2022 Preview

Amusement Expo 2022 Preview

arcadehero March 14, 2022 0

This week will see the arrival of Amusement Expo International 2022, a tradeshow that typically takes place every March in Las Vegas. Every once in a while it is held elsewhere, such as New

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Bandai Namco Amusements Updates:  New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

Bandai Namco Amusements Updates: New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

arcadehero January 20, 2022 0

We haven’t had much to talk about for the past week or so, but even though today’s news is brief, at least it is something. Back at IAAPA, Nate Nissen of Bandai Namco Amusements

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Bandai Namco Amusements Launches Maximum Tune 5DX+ In North America

Bandai Namco Amusements Launches Maximum Tune 5DX+ In North America

arcadehero January 12, 2022 1

It’s unusual for us to have a specific release date for arcade games here in the West – often times games will just ship without public notice until they just appear on location. Fortunately

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Maximum Tune 5DX+ Update To Launch In North America On January 12th

Maximum Tune 5DX+ Update To Launch In North America On January 12th

arcadehero December 23, 2021 2

The headline says it all, so this will be a quick post, but I do have a couple of pieces of extra info to include with that which you might find interesting. Before that,

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Newsbytes: The Site Is Back; MaxiTune 6RR Release Date; New Games For Asia; D&B Update & More

Newsbytes: The Site Is Back; MaxiTune 6RR Release Date; New Games For Asia; D&B Update & More

arcadehero December 12, 2021 2

Greetings and welcome to Arcade Heroes. This Newsbytes post is made to catch us up on some arcade news from around the world, but due to some backend issues with the website here, I’ve

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IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

arcadehero November 28, 2021 0

It’s time to present more news from the IAAPA 2021 tradeshow that took place a couple of weeks ago, with a strong focus on touring the different booths that were there. If you missed

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IAAPA 2021 Round-up #1: New Games From Bandai Namco Amusements, exA-Arcadia, LAI Games, Retro Arcade, Sega, Touch Magix

IAAPA 2021 Round-up #1: New Games From Bandai Namco Amusements, exA-Arcadia, LAI Games, Retro Arcade, Sega, Touch Magix

arcadehero November 20, 2021 0

Greetings and welcome to my first round-up of arcade news from IAAPA 2021. It took place this week in Orlando, FL, where for some of you keeping up on Arcade Heroes via YouTube, Guilded

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Bandai Namco To Launch Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship To Arcades

Bandai Namco To Launch Pac-Man Battle Royale Chompionship To Arcades

arcadehero November 15, 2021 0

I had the chance to catch a preview of IAAPA 2021 – in person – this afternoon, where our next big piece of arcade news comes once again from Bandai Namco Amusements. While the

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