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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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Over-The-Hill – Pac-Man Turns 40 Today

Over-The-Hill – Pac-Man Turns 40 Today

arcadehero May 22, 2020 1

Back during the “Console Wars” of the ’80s & ’90s, big game consoles were known for their “mascots,” a game with a protagonist that served as the face of a particular console and brand.

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Japan Arcade News: Maximum Tune 6R; Poker Stadium; WACCA S; Maimai Deluxe Plus & More

Japan Arcade News: Maximum Tune 6R; Poker Stadium; WACCA S; Maimai Deluxe Plus & More

arcadehero January 20, 2020 0

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) is approaching fast, and in the run-up to that, we’re getting more announcements and arcade game releases for the Land of the Rising Sun. First let’s start with games

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IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

arcadehero November 29, 2019 2

Let’s continue our coverage of the IAAPA Expo 2019 event, but before jumping into that, here are links to the first two stories (In case you missed them) IAAPA 2019 Post #1 IAAPA 2019

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The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

arcadehero November 16, 2019 2

It’s time for the biggest event in the arcade industry to take place, which is the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL. Because there is a ton of information to sift through, I like to

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Newsbytes: Star Wars Pin Goes Comic; MaxiTune 6R; High Score Girl II;

Newsbytes: Star Wars Pin Goes Comic; MaxiTune 6R; High Score Girl II;

arcadehero October 5, 2019 0

Stern Announces Star Wars Comic Art Edition Pinball Machines Yesterday, Stern caused a disturbance in the Force by announcing a new edition of the Star Wars pinball design that they released back in 2017.

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Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

arcadehero September 28, 2019 2

Sorry about the slow week again…I do have a big update on an indie game that we covered recently, but am waiting for one last piece of important info before going to wire on

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