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Bandai Namco Amusements Updates:  New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

Bandai Namco Amusements Updates: New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

arcadehero January 20, 2022 0

We haven’t had much to talk about for the past week or so, but even though today’s news is brief, at least it is something. Back at IAAPA, Nate Nissen of Bandai Namco Amusements

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IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

arcadehero November 28, 2021 0

It’s time to present more news from the IAAPA 2021 tradeshow that took place a couple of weeks ago, with a strong focus on touring the different booths that were there. If you missed

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Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

arcadehero November 8, 2021 3

In his occasional feature for Arcade Heroes, immersive amusement and attraction entertainment specialist Kevin Williams (KWP) looks at the major issues impacting the international amusement sector, particularly in regards to Japan and their current

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April Fools 2021 Round-Up

April Fools 2021 Round-Up

arcadehero April 1, 2021 0

It’s the day for pranksters and jokesters all around the globe, and per usual we’ve been a part of that for the arcade side of things. This year we did Untitled Goose Game Arcade,

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Newsbytes: InitialD x Wangan; New Mortal Kombat Film; Abandoned Sega R360; New Breakout & More

Newsbytes: InitialD x Wangan; New Mortal Kombat Film; Abandoned Sega R360; New Breakout & More

arcadehero February 20, 2021 0

Welcome to yet another weekend and with it another round of Newsbytes, a collection of items from around the arcade world that don’t necessarily need a full-blown post to talk about. While the month

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Newsbytes: MT5 Qualifers; Super Nintendo World; EU Arcade Raid & Much More

Newsbytes: MT5 Qualifers; Super Nintendo World; EU Arcade Raid & Much More

arcadehero February 6, 2021 0

Well, it’s February, and it seems like arcade news is picking up to a point where there’s enough to discuss. I probably won’t be able to do a new Location Watch for a while,

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Newsbytes: More Namco Art; GENDA/SEGA Takes Taito’s Record; HyperNova Release & More

Newsbytes: More Namco Art; GENDA/SEGA Takes Taito’s Record; HyperNova Release & More

arcadehero January 9, 2021 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a collection of brief news items from the world of arcades & pinball. I didn’t find much this week again…but some manufacturers are coming to life again, so

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Bandai Namco Announces A New Tournament For Maximum Tune 5

Bandai Namco Announces A New Tournament For Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero January 5, 2021 1

It has been a while since we had some game news from Bandai Namco Amusements America, the US/CAN side of the company – and an even longer time since we had something new to

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Newsbytes: Raw Thrills Showcase; Led Zeppelin Pinball; InitialD; Dead Zone VR & More

Newsbytes: Raw Thrills Showcase; Led Zeppelin Pinball; InitialD; Dead Zone VR & More

arcadehero December 12, 2020 0

Another weekend, another Newsbytes. These posts are here to collect some quick news from around the arcade & pinball worlds, made for some light weekend reading, although they’re usually video-heavy, so they are probably

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Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

arcadehero October 28, 2020 4

I’m a sucker for mech games, and I think it’s unfortunate that we’ve had almost nothing in the genre in Western arcades. There was Mechwarrior 4 for Tsunami Tsumo cabinets, but that was about

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Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

arcadehero August 22, 2020 0

Hello coin-op user and welcome to another nail-biting edition of Newsbytes. This is a weekend curation of news from around the arcade & pinball world, that may not be long enough to warrant their

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Newsbytes: CAX 2020 Online; Pac-Man Racer VR; Toaplan Talk; Golden Tee 2021 & More

Newsbytes: CAX 2020 Online; Pac-Man Racer VR; Toaplan Talk; Golden Tee 2021 & More

arcadehero August 1, 2020 2

Hey everyone, welcome to another cutting edge edition of Newsbytes, a curation of arcade content from around the web that is meant for the weekend. These are usually short, and today I have a

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