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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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Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

arcadehero June 5, 2021 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of news from around the arcade & pinball worlds. It’s been a bit slow in this regard for the past few weeks, which is why it’s been a

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Taito’s Densha De Go!! Spotted On Test At Dave & Busters

Taito’s Densha De Go!! Spotted On Test At Dave & Busters

arcadehero January 25, 2021 0

It’s been a little bit since we had news regarding a game on location test, particularly something that was introduced at Dave & Busters. As you can recognize from the title, this one is

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Newsbytes: exA-Arcadia First Year; Scorbit Adds Jersey Jack; RAZA Pinball; Arcade Sidekick & More

Newsbytes: exA-Arcadia First Year; Scorbit Adds Jersey Jack; RAZA Pinball; Arcade Sidekick & More

arcadehero November 28, 2020 4

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, although the past couple of weeks have been a tad slow on news like this to discuss, so I skipped it last week. It’s also “Small Business

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Newsbytes: Toyshock Mini Pinball; Sega R360 On Location; Initial D & More

Newsbytes: Toyshock Mini Pinball; Sega R360 On Location; Initial D & More

arcadehero August 15, 2020 0

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsbytes, a weekend post where I curate some news about arcade & pinball machines from around the web. This week’s post is going to be a little shorter

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UNIS Releases On Point Airsoft Gun/Video Game Hybrid

UNIS Releases On Point Airsoft Gun/Video Game Hybrid

arcadehero July 28, 2020 0

Some games take a long time to find their way to certain markets, and that would certainly be the case with a title that we’ve discussed on the blog many times. Originally called GunArena

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Newsbytes: Metal Slug Code J; Terminator Review; Golden Tee Go!; Beat Saber News; & More

Newsbytes: Metal Slug Code J; Terminator Review; Golden Tee Go!; Beat Saber News; & More

arcadehero June 27, 2020 3

Hello and welcome to this summer edition of Newsbytes. Arcade news itself has been pretty slow this week, apart from talking about Chuck E. Cheeses, but we’ve got enough “bytes” to hopefully tide you

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Happy Space Invaders Day!

Happy Space Invaders Day!

arcadehero June 16, 2020 2

It’s time to celebrate another game anniversary, as Taito appears to have taken a page from all of the celebrations surrounding Pac-Man’s 40th, and come up with their own ways to celebrate the game

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Blowing Off Steam With These Re-imagined Arcade Art Pieces

Blowing Off Steam With These Re-imagined Arcade Art Pieces

arcadehero April 16, 2020 2

It’s time for another guest post, although I (Arcadehero) is doing a lot of the writing, while the guest, Gozer5454, has created the artwork. This was offered to us as some good fun, so

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Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

arcadehero February 14, 2020 1

This Newsbytes was meant to be run back on February 8th, but as I was finishing it up, the site crashed and began the week long nightmare of not working properly. Fortunately that has

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JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

arcadehero February 7, 2020 1

It’s February, and these days that means it’s JAEPO time. JAEPO is the Japan Amusement Expo and with this event, we get a deluge of news from the arcade sector that is based out

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UNIS Readies OnPoint For Western Audiences This April

UNIS Readies OnPoint For Western Audiences This April

arcadehero January 23, 2020 0

UPDATE: This article has been updated since it’s initial publication. One of the big surprises, and more popular games, at IAAPA 2019 was Taito’s OnPoint (at the time called “Gun Arena”). Located at the

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