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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

December 7, 2018, No Comments on IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

Time for another look at some of the products that were at the IAAPA 2018 trade show in Orlando, FL this past November. If you missed one of our previous Wrap-Up posts, then you can get up to speed by clicking on the links below: Wrap-Up #1 Wrap-Up #2 Wrap-Up #3 For the games »

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

November 9, 2018, 1 Comment on IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech. Our business is where VR tried, and failed, to get a foothold in the 1990’s and despite that setback, many »

IAAPA 2017: Night Hunter; World’s Fastest Drummer; Qubes; Tight Rope

IAAPA 2017: Night Hunter; World’s Fastest Drummer; Qubes; Tight Rope

November 28, 2017, No Comments on IAAPA 2017: Night Hunter; World’s Fastest Drummer; Qubes; Tight Rope

It’s a little odd to realize that it’s been two weeks since IAAPA 2017 started. How time flies, etc. etc. I’ve still been working on videos to share from the event so let’s get you up to speed in case you don’t follow Arcade Heroes on Youtube or BitChute. If you don’t, then you »

IAAPA 2017: Hit The Slopes In Raw Thrills’ New X Games Snow Boarder

IAAPA 2017: Hit The Slopes In Raw Thrills’ New X Games Snow Boarder

November 9, 2017, No Comments on IAAPA 2017: Hit The Slopes In Raw Thrills’ New X Games Snow Boarder

Raw Thrills is no stranger to winter-themed games. They previously released Winter X Games Snocross (2012) and developed Super Alpine Racer for Bandai Namco. Now they are jumping back onto the slopes with the licensed X Games Snow Boarder. The sport of snowboarding has never been well-represented in the arcade business. I think you »

IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

November 22, 2016, No Comments on IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

Continuing our IAAPA 2016 coverage, today we are going to focus on two categories of titles found at the show last week: Gun games, Rhythm games. I was going to put Pinball here too but the post was becoming too large 😉 Assorted IAAPA Items But before that, let’s highlight a new Air Hockey »

Coming To IAAPA 2016: Sega Announces Target Bravo: Operation Ghost & Let’s Go Island Dream Edition

Coming To IAAPA 2016: Sega Announces Target Bravo: Operation Ghost & Let’s Go Island Dream Edition

October 27, 2016, 4 Comments on Coming To IAAPA 2016: Sega Announces Target Bravo: Operation Ghost & Let’s Go Island Dream Edition

The biggest trade show in the arcade & amusement industry by the name of IAAPA is just a few weeks away. With that, we are receiving more news about the products that are going to be there. Today, Sega Amusements unveiled most (not all) of their line-up that will be on hand. Let’s check »

IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

November 20, 2015, 3 Comments on IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

There’s plenty more to talk about regarding IAAPA 2015, which event ended today. For Recap #1 and the new games to find there, click here. Continuing our chronological order of when I posted the video, let’s start with the new Ghostbusters videmption game by Play Mechanix/ICE: Then check out the anticipated Point Blank X »

Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

October 23, 2015, 4 Comments on Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

With IAAPA 2015 approaching fast, companies are beginning to lift the veil on what it is that they are brining to the show. They always like to keep a few things under wraps as “surprises” and this release as posted to their Facebook page mentions: “We’ll have 9 NEW games at IAAPA 2015, read »

Countdown to IAAPA 2014: What To Expect

Countdown to IAAPA 2014: What To Expect

November 11, 2014, 1 Comment on Countdown to IAAPA 2014: What To Expect

A week from today, the largest amusement related trade show in the world kicks off and with that, we will get some hands-on time with the latest and greatest developments to come to the out-of-home entertainment sector. On rare occasion something shown at a trade show will not be released but given the amount »

IAAPA 2013 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2013 Pre-Game Show

November 18, 2013, No Comments on IAAPA 2013 Pre-Game Show

The time has arrived for the biggest arcade & amusement trade show of the year and as an advance of what you can be looking for in our coverage on AH over the next few days, here is the IAAPA 2013 preview. This is based on the best information we currently have, with some »

Cruden Launching New Powerboat Simulator at IAAPA 2013

Cruden Launching New Powerboat Simulator at IAAPA 2013

October 4, 2013, No Comments on Cruden Launching New Powerboat Simulator at IAAPA 2013

When I attended the IAAPA 2012 trade show in Orlando, FL, there was a noticeable trend in new product entries for vehicle simulation products.  All of them involved racing in one form or another, with a particular nod towards Formula 1 simulators. When every single company is showing off a professional grade simulator that »

The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

December 31, 2012, No Comments on The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

Last year I took a look at the top 10 posts that we ran as a way to recap the news of the year and it doesn’t hurt to do it again – its one of the few times I can get behind a “Top 10” type list since there is a way to »