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Newsbytes: Mario & Sonic 2020; CAX 2019; RIP Virtua Formula & More

Newsbytes: Mario & Sonic 2020; CAX 2019; RIP Virtua Formula & More

arcadehero July 27, 2019 2

Hello humble readers of the arcade world, and welcome to another exciting summer edition of Newsbytes. This is the last for July…yep, it’s already over. As we head into the winding down part of

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Sega Announces Location Test For Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Arcade

Sega Announces Location Test For Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Arcade

arcadehero July 24, 2019 0

Back in 2016, Sega pulled an unexpected move and brought their Mario & Sonic collaboration to arcades. Sporting one of the longest titles in the biz, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic

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Mario Party Challenge World Spotted On Test Almost A Year After Reveal

Mario Party Challenge World Spotted On Test Almost A Year After Reveal

arcadehero October 9, 2018 3

In our coverage of IAAPA 2017, you might recall one game that generated a lot of buzz at the time, but has since disappeared from the headlines. That would be Capcom & Raw Thrills’

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IAAPA 2017: Mario Party Challenge World Prototype

IAAPA 2017: Mario Party Challenge World Prototype

arcadehero November 14, 2017 7

The IAAPA 2017 trade show has begun in Orlando, FL and with that, we’ve got quite a bit of news to chew on. Let’s start with one of the surprises – the “mystery” game

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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

arcadehero December 12, 2016 5

We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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Now Available: Sega’s Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Now Available: Sega’s Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero June 2, 2016 1

(Thanks to Sega Amusements for the info) If you want to play something a little different at the arcade then Sega has you covered with their brand new Mario & Sonic At The Rio

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New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

arcadehero April 19, 2016 2

We don’t cover world record attempts very often (with streaming there are too many to keep track of unless you made a job out of it) but some are higher profile than others, especially

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New Mario Party Medal Arcade Game Testing In Japan

New Mario Party Medal Arcade Game Testing In Japan

arcadehero January 15, 2016 3

Nintendo has made it clear that they are seeking to do some things differently in 2016 and part of that strategy is working with their partners like Capcom to bring more Nintendo content to

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Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 17, 2015 4

As mentioned yesterday, Sega Japan announced some public location tests for a new sports arcade game, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition. This mouthful of a title is based

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Mario In Arcades Through The Years

Mario In Arcades Through The Years

arcadehero June 1, 2015 6

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the popular Super Mario Bros. video game launching on Nintendo’s first home console in the US, the NES. Nintendo recently launched this page to celebrate 30 years

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Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

arcadehero July 25, 2013 9

The news about the next installment of Mario Kart for arcades is nothing new, something that has been on the wire since February. The game was announced for a summer release in Japan and

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Mario Kart Arcade 3 Coming Later This Year

Mario Kart Arcade 3 Coming Later This Year

arcadehero January 25, 2013 7

For fans of the Mario  Kart series, these are good times. A new iteration of the game shows up for every console they make, with one coming to the WiiU later this year. But

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