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Newsbytes: DDR World Vs PIU 2024, May Trade Shows, New Card Games

Newsbytes: DDR World Vs PIU 2024, May Trade Shows, New Card Games

arcadehero May 19, 2024 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates quick news from around the world of arcades, pinball, and other out-of-home entertainment spaces. As we crawl towards Summer, some interesting developments are afoot, perhaps more than

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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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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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Arcade Updates: Golden Tee PGA Tour 2023/2024; Jurassic Park 30th Pin; Raccoon Rampage; DDR A3 & More

Arcade Updates: Golden Tee PGA Tour 2023/2024; Jurassic Park 30th Pin; Raccoon Rampage; DDR A3 & More

arcadehero August 17, 2023 1

It’s the dog days of summer and that means its been slow around here, but as we inch our way towards Fall, new games will start popping up – and as you’ll see here,

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Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

arcadehero May 27, 2023 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news stories from around the world of arcades and pinball that I semi-regularly post here to Arcade Heroes. It had been a while since the last one, in

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Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

arcadehero December 26, 2022 1

Each year marks some kind of anniversary, although we tend to only pay attention to those ending in a 0 or a 5. This year saw Atari celebrating 50 years, and where I got

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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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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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Amusement Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

arcadehero July 26, 2021 2

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

arcadehero May 1, 2021 1

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a post where I curate stories from around the web that have something to do with arcades, pinball, and gaming. These are generally quick and I do

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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: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

arcadehero January 30, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a quick collection of news items from around the wonderful world of arcades. I’m your host, Arcadehero, curator & commentator on the content. 😉 Today is also my first day out

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