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Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

arcadehero April 7, 2024 0

It’s springtime, and with holidays like Golden Week on the horizon in Japan, this is traditionally a popular season for new arcade game launches over there. Slightly less so in recent years with how

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Shooters Fes 2024: exA-Arcadia Shows Airgallet, Fixeight, Jamjam’n Jelly, Cambria Sword AC

Shooters Fes 2024: exA-Arcadia Shows Airgallet, Fixeight, Jamjam’n Jelly, Cambria Sword AC

arcadehero April 5, 2024 2

The annual Shooters Fes 2024 event is underway in Japan, held at Mikado Game Center in Tokyo. If you aren’t familiar with it, it is a showcase of many shoot ’em up (“shmup”) titles

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Newsbytes: More Sega JP Changes; Genda Makes A Game; New Aka & Blue & More

Newsbytes: More Sega JP Changes; Genda Makes A Game; New Aka & Blue & More

arcadehero January 14, 2024 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates news from around the world of arcades & pinball. It’s the first Newsbytes of the year, so let’s catch up a little on what is going on

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Location Watch September 2023: The Latest Arcade Openings Around The World

Location Watch September 2023: The Latest Arcade Openings Around The World

arcadehero September 30, 2023 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that focus on brand new arcade businesses that have opened their doors recently. We cover them from any part of the world, splitting the news up

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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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Arcana Heart 3 Xtend Now Testing In Japan

Arcana Heart 3 Xtend Now Testing In Japan

arcadehero September 2, 2023 0

The next 2D, 1v1 fighter headed to arcades is now testing in Japan and there’s some name recognition to this one out West – Arcana Heart 3 Love Max Six Stars!!!!!! Xtend – or

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Location Watch May 2023: New Arcade Businesses Open Their Doors Around The World

Location Watch May 2023: New Arcade Businesses Open Their Doors Around The World

arcadehero May 25, 2023 2

It’s been a spell since we last spoke about brand new arcade businesses opening their doors, the most recent post about the subject coming along in February. I was searching for venues in March

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New Arcade Games For Japan – JAEPO 2023 Round-Up

New Arcade Games For Japan – JAEPO 2023 Round-Up

arcadehero February 10, 2023 1

Since not everyone follows the site on Twitter or Discord, here’s a handy post to round up news from a trade show that just started in Japan, JAEPO. This is the first time the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Hunter Championships XV; New Pokémon Ball Toss Game; & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck Hunter Championships XV; New Pokémon Ball Toss Game; & More

arcadehero October 15, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news from around the world of arcades and pinball. It’s been a little while since we last had one of these but enough stuff has come together for

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More Details For Touhou Perfect Sakura Fantastica & P-47 Aces Mk. II On exA-Arcadia

More Details For Touhou Perfect Sakura Fantastica & P-47 Aces Mk. II On exA-Arcadia

arcadehero July 20, 2022 3

exA-Arcadia has made two big announcements for a pair of shoot ’em up games coming to their platform soon, with location tests happening in Japan over the next week. Both games are remakes of

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Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

arcadehero March 28, 2022 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a post that looks at tracking the opening of new arcade locations around the globe. Since you the reader might be anywhere around the planet, hopefully one of these is

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Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

arcadehero March 12, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news from around the arcade & pinball world. Stay tuned next week for Amusement Expo 2022 – while I don’t expect a deluge of new-new games appearing there,

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