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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

arcadehero January 5, 2019 0

Welcome to the year’s first Newsbytes, a collection of arcade news from around the web from the past week (or two..or three..in today’s case). I do have a story on Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player

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Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Shaggy January 3, 2019 2

2019 is starting off with strong for the arcade business, as we have a couple of new games to discuss that should be available for arcade/amusement venues to add to their collections. For this

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Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

arcadehero December 27, 2018 5

At the end of 2010, Taito released their version of a digital game delivery service to Japanese arcades by the name of NESiCAxLive. The idea was to replace the hardware kit with download-only software

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NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

Shaggy December 27, 2018 0

Way back in March 2015, the development group behind such modern Neo Geo MVS releases like NEO XYX, Gunlord, Fast Striker and others announced their next project: Kraut Buster. This was an ambitious project

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Coming In 2019 – Race Craft

Coming In 2019 – Race Craft

Shaggy December 25, 2018 0

During the EAG 2018 expo back in January, a new game by the name of Race Craft appeared at the Tecnoplay booth. While Tecnoplay is not a name you might know if you are

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Japan Update: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Last Survivor; Poker Stadium; Tekken 7 Fated Retribution 2; SWDC 2019

Japan Update: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Last Survivor; Poker Stadium; Tekken 7 Fated Retribution 2; SWDC 2019

Shaggy December 20, 2018 0

Now that we’ve caught up with the new games coming to Western shores, it’s time to look at the Eastern market, particularly Japan. They’ve announced a few arcade video games as of late, although

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

arcadehero November 30, 2018 3

Time for another look at what was at the IAAPA 2018 trade show, marking post #3. My apologies about these taking longer than usual to get posted; the video edits in addition to working

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

arcadehero November 23, 2018 2

The problem with a major trade show like IAAPA, is that it happens before one of the busiest weeks of the year 😛 That said, I’ve found time to throw together some videos of

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

arcadehero November 18, 2018 6

There’s no rest for the weary as the saying goes, and for me, that is certainly going to be the case for the next week. I had the great opportunity to spend the past

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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