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Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 17, 2015 4

As mentioned yesterday, Sega Japan announced some public location tests for a new sports arcade game, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition. This mouthful of a title is based

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Japan Update: Pokken Tournament Now Available; Sega Testing Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Japan Update: Pokken Tournament Now Available; Sega Testing Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 16, 2015 4

Well when it comes to news, Japan is on fire this week. Let’s get started with one game that everyone has been talking about for some time now: Pokken Tournament ¬†Released – The day

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Mario In Arcades Through The Years

Mario In Arcades Through The Years

arcadehero June 1, 2015 6

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the popular Super Mario Bros. video game launching on Nintendo’s first home console in the US, the NES. Nintendo recently launched this page to celebrate 30 years

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New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

arcadehero January 6, 2015 3

When unveiled back in 2013, Bandai Namco Amusements stated that their new arcade exclusive Mario Kart Arcade GP DX title would feature online support for annual updates. Japan already has enjoyed a major update

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Arcade Heroes  2014 Year-In-Review + The Top Ten Stories

Arcade Heroes 2014 Year-In-Review + The Top Ten Stories

arcadehero December 31, 2014 11

Which stories here at Arcade Heroes were read the most by you the readers this year? What is it that we covered through the year? Here is a breakdown for those that are curious!

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Capcom Has Tested Luigi’s Mansion Arcade In Japan

Capcom Has Tested Luigi’s Mansion Arcade In Japan

arcadehero November 3, 2014 18

(Thanks to ECM for the tip) UPDATE: Gamestalk has an update about the game which through translation shows that the game is indeed a light-gun type game as I had guessed and it is

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Saturday Morning Videos: Setting The Record Straight On Ms. Pac-Man & The Joys Of Punch-Out

Saturday Morning Videos: Setting The Record Straight On Ms. Pac-Man & The Joys Of Punch-Out

arcadehero April 26, 2014 2

(Thanks to ECM for the tip) General Computing Corporation isn’t always remembered very well for their contributions to the video game industry (in part probably because their name didn’t roll off the tongue) but

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Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

arcadehero March 28, 2014 3

UPDATE: Part 2 is now live. It’s been a little quiet on the site for the past couple of days, which was due to me being out in Las Vegas for the annual Amusement

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New Details About Mario Kart Arcade GP DX’s Online Features

New Details About Mario Kart Arcade GP DX’s Online Features

arcadehero March 25, 2014 15

This week we have the Amusement Expo 2014 trade show in Las Vegas, where Bandai Namco will be showcasing their latest driving game Mario Kart Arcade GP DX right before it hits the wide

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IAAPA 2013 Summary: Plenty Of New Games For Western Arcades Going Into 2014

IAAPA 2013 Summary: Plenty Of New Games For Western Arcades Going Into 2014

arcadehero November 23, 2013 24

The IAAPA 2013 trade show is now over and with that, time to sum up what we have learned and seen from the event. So far most attention on the site this week was

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Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Confirmed For US Release + 1st Cabinet Shot

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Confirmed For US Release + 1st Cabinet Shot

arcadehero November 18, 2013 14

Months ago Namco announced that they would be bringing Mario Kart back to the arcades for a 3rd round with Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. The game was subsequently tested and released in Japan

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Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

arcadehero July 25, 2013 9

The news about the next installment of Mario Kart for arcades is nothing new, something that has been on the wire since February. The game was announced for a summer release in Japan and

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