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Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

arcadehero December 20, 2012 6

We haven’t had an editorial piece in a while but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report felt it necessary to address the subject of what is going on in the Japanese amusement space, which

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Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 Expanding International Reach

Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 Expanding International Reach

arcadehero December 20, 2012 6

Namco plans on expanding the regions where their technical driving game, Wangan Midnight MAximum Tune 4 can be found.

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IAAPA 2012 Pictures Batch #3

IAAPA 2012 Pictures Batch #3

arcadehero November 17, 2012 3

With IAAPA 2012 being the huge show that it is, we have more to share about it, here is another picture post to wrap up the show. PREVIOUS COVERAGE: PHOTOS PART 1 / PART

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IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

arcadehero November 16, 2012 0

UPDATE: Part 2 of the videos can be seen here. Pictures are nice and all but we know that everyone wants videos. I apologize in advance for the videos as they have no commentary

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IAAPA 2012 Show Floor Pictures Batch #1

IAAPA 2012 Show Floor Pictures Batch #1

arcadehero November 13, 2012 2

While I was unfortunately not at the IAAPA 2012 trade show for opening day (and won’t be until Thursday), The Stinger Report was and they have exclusively shared with us the first line-up of

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Saturday Fun: Live Action Short for Tekken Tag 2; New Initial D7 Trailer

Saturday Fun: Live Action Short for Tekken Tag 2; New Initial D7 Trailer

arcadehero October 20, 2012 3

It’s Saturday and that usually means news is a bit slow. But here are a couple of videos worth sharing with an arcade edge to them. First this short live action film of Tekken

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The Arcade Games of EAS 2012 in Berlin Germany

The Arcade Games of EAS 2012 in Berlin Germany

arcadehero October 11, 2012 9

This week has seen a exhibition for arcade games called EAS, which has been held in Berlin Germany. And we have the first look at some of the new games there, thanks to Kevin

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Pictures from the AAMA Gala 2012: Cars Arcade, SnoCross, Swarm, X-Men pinball + more

Pictures from the AAMA Gala 2012: Cars Arcade, SnoCross, Swarm, X-Men pinball + more

arcadehero September 8, 2012 5

We’ve been waiting for a while and finally we have some pictures from the 2012 AAMA Gala that took place about a month ago. Of course in the future the best way to resolve

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Mounted To Blast! – The Resurgence of Mounted Light Gun Games

Mounted To Blast! – The Resurgence of Mounted Light Gun Games

arcadehero September 6, 2012 10

Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report delves into the recent trend of seeing mounted light-gun shooters, with a little history to boot

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AAMA Gala 2012 Game Previews From Replay and Play Meter Magazines

AAMA Gala 2012 Game Previews From Replay and Play Meter Magazines

arcadehero August 31, 2012 8

It’s been a few weeks longer than I had anticipated to get some more information on what new arcade games were shown at the annual AAMA Gala in Chicago but if you subscribe to

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First Look: Unique Pac-Man Smash Air Hockey Coming To North America

First Look: Unique Pac-Man Smash Air Hockey Coming To North America

arcadehero August 8, 2012 10

Pac-Man enters the realm of air hockey but this is much more than just a themed air hockey table. Find out what makes this game unlike any other table currently on the market

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First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

arcadehero August 7, 2012 4

Recently Namco Japan launched a new light-gun game to the arcade market called Dark Escape 3D. It’s somewhat similar in style to Deadstorm Pirates, but with a horror theme and heartbeat sensors built into

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