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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Shaggy December 22, 2018 1

Welcome to the holiday weekend! Today’s newsbytes was a little bit delayed, in part due to WordPress completely revamping how posts work. As usual when a website makes fundamental changes to how creating posts

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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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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

arcadehero September 29, 2018 1

Happy weekend readers, here are some items to share for the weekend. As a note, I am getting close to producing a print copy of the Arcade Heroes Arcade Almanac, but it has been

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Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART;  Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART; Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

arcadehero September 8, 2018 0

As you can tell, arcade news has continued to be slow for September, which is pretty normal. As school starts up, there are many projects in the works that will be headed to IAAPA,

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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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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

arcadehero July 31, 2018 5

Last month (cutting it close here ;P ), Bandai Namco pulled back the curtain on a follow-up to their Pac-Man’s Arcade Party classic multi-game system. The new version, Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash, offered 31 games

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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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Newsbytes: ECM Passing; Dance Rush To Round1; Supreme Pin Cab; 8-Bit TV Show & More

Newsbytes: ECM Passing; Dance Rush To Round1; Supreme Pin Cab; 8-Bit TV Show & More

arcadehero February 17, 2018 4

Here’s the latest collection of arcade news for the weekend: Eric “ECM” Mylonas Passes Away I wanted to discuss this earlier on the site after I had found out but decided to wait until

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