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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Halo: Fireteam Raven Begins Landing At Dave & Busters Locations Across The US

Halo: Fireteam Raven Begins Landing At Dave & Busters Locations Across The US

arcadehero July 5, 2018 0

Initially unveiled in May 2018, the surprise announcement of Raw Thrills’ biggest game cabinet to-date had no trouble in dominating headlines across the gaming sphere. Announced as a Dave & Busters timed exclusive for

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GridSnaps PodCast #31 – Discussing TMNT, Exa-Arcadia And A New Arcade Almanac

GridSnaps PodCast #31 – Discussing TMNT, Exa-Arcadia And A New Arcade Almanac

arcadehero July 5, 2018 0

Things have been a little slow on AH lately – in part due to the standard Summertime lull in news but also where I have been very busy in writing up a new work

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Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

arcadehero June 30, 2018 1

It’s a sorta holiday weekend, with the 4th of July happening in the middle of next week which makes things a little awkward. Either way, if you find yourself traveling, keep an eye out

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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

arcadehero June 19, 2018 8

If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These

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Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

arcadehero June 19, 2018 1

This week marks a new amusement event, one that I’ve often heard of but never attended called the International Bowl Expo. I hadn’t planned on going but something worked out yesterday that means I’ll

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Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

arcadehero June 14, 2018 8

If you have found it difficult to come across Sega’s return to the iconic Daytona USA franchise then you are in luck – they’ve got a new, more affordable design shipping out to locations

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Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

arcadehero June 9, 2018 7

Most everyone is going to be paying attention to E3 news that is hitting the wires this weekend but there are still things going on in the world of arcades. Here’s what I’ve gathered

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Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

arcadehero May 31, 2018 1

I got up this morning to find Sega Amusements going on a little social media blitz. The same image and similar message were shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and through their e-mail.  Here’s the

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Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

arcadehero May 28, 2018 2

At IAAPA 2017, one of the new video game pieces to be found on the show floor was an upright version of Sega’s Target Bravo: Operation GHOST. When Operation GHOST was first launched in

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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