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Newsbytes: Shikhondo Red Purgatory; Do Racing Games Equal Bad Drivers & More

Newsbytes: Shikhondo Red Purgatory; Do Racing Games Equal Bad Drivers & More

arcadehero July 6, 2019 0

Hello dear readers, and welcome to another round of Newsbytes. There isn’t much to talk about this weekend Deer Farm Teases Q3 Release For Shikhondo Red Purgatory I wasn’t able to get around to

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Newsbytes: New Rhythm Game From Taito; Outnumbered; Smash Bros Arcade & More

Newsbytes: New Rhythm Game From Taito; Outnumbered; Smash Bros Arcade & More

arcadehero June 8, 2019 3

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes. here, I collect some quick news items from the week to share with you, as a way to pad the weekend with a variety of items. Today also

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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

arcadehero January 29, 2019 1

Another arcade trade show has come and gone, but this one has really stirred things up thanks to the Exa-Arcadia platform, guaranteeing a larger amount of content for arcades to enjoy. As a lot

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JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

arcadehero January 25, 2019 3

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it a flurry of news. I have already posted a thread dedicated to the many announcements that will be coming about from the Exa-Arcadia platform;

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JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

arcadehero January 25, 2019 2

While Japanese industry has long embraced video games, pinball’s journey in the country has been a struggle. With JAEPO 2019, it looks like that might be about to turn around as Stern Pinball, Jersey

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NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

arcadehero January 4, 2019 5

Just a quickie post here. We recently highlighted news about Taito looking to test their NESiCAxLive 2 digital download arcade network in the states, and now it has begun. This tweet from the official

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

Shaggy December 28, 2018 2

Welcome to the last new arcade locations post of 2018. This year has been marked by strong growth in the amusement sector, thanks to favorable economic circumstances and a great pool of games to

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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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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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Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

arcadehero September 28, 2018 1

It’s to to catch up on some news that has come out of Japan this week, all involving the beloved genre of fighting games. Street Fighter V Finally Coming To Arcades Street Fighter was

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