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Taito launches re-branding effort

Taito launches re-branding effort

Shaggy March 8, 2008 0

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Space Invaders along with seeking to improve it’s image in the game industry, Taito announced a new branding strategy that includes new logos, a unification of their

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Taito expands their FEC business in Japan

Taito expands their FEC business in Japan

Shaggy February 21, 2008 0

The internet lit up last week when news came of Namco closing a bunch of their arcades and news sites were quick to jump on the news that between the Nintendo Wii and high

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Preview of Taito's AOU booth

Preview of Taito's AOU booth

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

(Click on the image above to enlarge) Japanese arcades might be suffering a little at the moment but that won’t cancel the upcoming AOU 2008 show in Japan next week. Thanks to the Stinger

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Celebrating Space Invader's 30th anniversary

Celebrating Space Invader's 30th anniversary

Shaggy February 8, 2008 3

Cometh the Invader! The 30th Anniversary of ‘Space Invaders’ will play a major part in promoting the Taito empire over the coming months – the AOU show in Japan will be awash with celebrations.

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Taito's D1GP attracts long lines at Tokyo Auto Salon 2008

Taito's D1GP attracts long lines at Tokyo Auto Salon 2008

Shaggy January 14, 2008 0

[Also via AM.NET blog] At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2008 (that was held from January 11th until today) there was an arcade surprise there from Taito – a setup of their new D1GP racer.

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London Preview 08 Part 3 – Stinger looks at GlobalVR, Taito and IT

London Preview 08 Part 3 – Stinger looks at GlobalVR, Taito and IT

Shaggy October 12, 2007 0

For our final piece of coverage on the London 08 preview (again thanks to The Stinger Report for the news and pictures), we look at what GlobalVR, Taito and IT had to show off

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Taito DS Paddle Controller

Taito DS Paddle Controller

Twisted Supreme September 24, 2007 0

  [via DotGizmo] While bringing arcade games to your game console is a lot of fun, it does lack the magic of the original, especially when you’re playing with a tiny screen that’s touch-based

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Space Invaders Sweater

Space Invaders Sweater

Shaggy September 3, 2007 0

[Via The Stinger Report] As we enter the month of September one thing comes to my mind – it’s going to start getting colder here soon. As such this Space Invaders sweater is a

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D1GP Website

D1GP Website

Shaggy September 1, 2007 0

[Via The Stinger Report] Stinger points out a website for the new Taito racer, D1GP. It’s all in Japanese but there are a couple of interesting things you can see. One this game uses

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New Taito Driver!

New Taito Driver!

Twisted Supreme August 27, 2007 0

Stay tuned to Arcade Heroes for any more information we come across on Taito’s latest offering. Looks like this is the week of the street racer announcements. First Sega Race TV and now this, although judging

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The Stinger Report – UK Distributors at Open-Day Meetings

The Stinger Report – UK Distributors at Open-Day Meetings

Shaggy July 27, 2007 0

The latest Stinger Report covers the gatherings of UK amusement distributors at recent events such as the Park Avenue Open-Day and BAR.07, both held in London.  A number of popular games were available, including

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Half Life 2 Survivor Ver. 2

Half Life 2 Survivor Ver. 2

Twisted Supreme July 12, 2007 0

I have just discovered that there is a new version of Half Life 2 Survivor coming out, imaginatively called ver. 2. Currently on loaction test with new features which include (from what I can

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