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Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

arcadehero June 20, 2019 3

I mentioned in the last post that we’d have another Location Based Entertainment Virtual Reality (LBE-VR for those that don’t want to spout that mouthful every time) piece to discuss today, and here we

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Newsbytes: Nerf Arcade Loctest; Playing Pac-Man; Darius on Switch; Louisville Arcade Expo & More

Newsbytes: Nerf Arcade Loctest; Playing Pac-Man; Darius on Switch; Louisville Arcade Expo & More

arcadehero March 2, 2019 1

Hello fellow Arcade Heroes, welcome to the middle of the weekend. I trust that it’s going well for you all, as we head into March. This next week will have a new locations post,

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

arcadehero November 29, 2018 3

It’s been quiet on the site here this week, but I’ve been busy editing videos from IAAPA, among other things (like spending an evening picking up a classic game). I will try and have

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Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

arcadehero November 24, 2018 3

Hello user, and welcome to another Newsbytes. We’ve not had one for a little while since I’ve been busy working on videos and news from IAAPA 2018; I’ve still got more to get to

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

arcadehero August 27, 2018 6

Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of

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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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Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

arcadehero January 5, 2018 0

If you’re into the somewhat obscure parts of arcade history, then you might recall that during the first run of VR amusement tech in the 1990s that Pac-Man VR was a real thing. It

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

arcadehero February 18, 2017 2

Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 9, 2016 3

One company that we had been waiting on regarding their IAAPA line-up news was Bandai Namco Amusements America. Now thanks to two images that have come out of BNA HQ, we have an idea

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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