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Japan Amusement Expo Recap

Japan Amusement Expo Recap

arcadehero November 25, 2023 3

Changes have greatly affected the Japanese amusement scene since the pandemic, which includes the changing up of dates and formats to amusement trade events. The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO for short) has generally taken

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IAAPA 2023 – The Grand Preview

IAAPA 2023 – The Grand Preview

arcadehero November 10, 2023 0

Its IAAPA season, which means it is time for tons of new games. It is a little overwhelming but hopefully this preview and guide will help you navigate the news. IAAPA 2023 will also

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Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

arcadehero October 22, 2023 0

The 20th anniversary of Bandai Namco’s popular arcade racing series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (also known as WMMT or WM), is upon us this next year and to celebrate, the company is prepping a

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Checking Out GoldStorm Pirates On Test

Checking Out GoldStorm Pirates On Test

arcadehero October 19, 2023 0

A big thanks to Federico R. for providing this information. Keep in mind however that this post discusses/shows a game on location test. It may drastically change from what you see below by the

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Arcade News From The Tokyo Game Show 2023

Arcade News From The Tokyo Game Show 2023

arcadehero September 25, 2023 0

(Thanks to Ted & ShouTime for some of the info below) The Tokyo Game Show 2023 event was held from the 21st-24th, just wrapping up yesterday. While the show is mainly focused on consoles

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IAAPA Expo Europe 2023 Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe 2023 Preview

arcadehero September 21, 2023 0

IAAPA is here, although it’s not “the” IAAPA that is implied in most of my posts. IAAPA themselves are an amusement industry related trade organization and they put together various shows throughout each year.

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Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 20th; Space Hunt Pinball; Big Shot Flyer; Tons Of Headlines

Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 20th; Space Hunt Pinball; Big Shot Flyer; Tons Of Headlines

arcadehero July 16, 2023 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates arcade & pinball news from around the web (that may not work for a full post of its own) and posts it on a weekend – not

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Location Tests: Taiko No Tatsujin At Anime Expo’23; Axel City 2 Testing In Japan

Location Tests: Taiko No Tatsujin At Anime Expo’23; Axel City 2 Testing In Japan

arcadehero July 1, 2023 0

There are a couple of new games spotted on test out there that some of you might be interested in, so let’s take a quick look! As a note, every game on test could

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GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

arcadehero June 23, 2023 1

Disclaimer: The game discussed in this article is a prototype which has been seen on location test. This means that the final production model will likely change OR it might not even be released

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Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

arcadehero June 7, 2023 0

Note: This news only applies to Maximum Tune 5DX+ machines connected to Namco’s North American network. It does not apply to the “International Version” that is found in parts like Australia/SouthEast Asia, nor Japan.

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Bandai Namco Amusements Is Testing A Sequel To DeadStorm Pirates In Japan

Bandai Namco Amusements Is Testing A Sequel To DeadStorm Pirates In Japan

arcadehero May 6, 2023 1

The following post is discussing a game that has been seen on location test, which is the arcade industry equivalent of a beta test. This means that there is not much info to go

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Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

arcadehero April 6, 2023 0

Welcome to the Arcade Heroes “round-up” of Amusement Expo 2023. This will show off & discuss various games which appeared at this trade show which was held last week in Las Vegas. The short

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