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Bandai Namco Amusements Updates:  New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

Bandai Namco Amusements Updates: New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

arcadehero January 20, 2022 0

We haven’t had much to talk about for the past week or so, but even though today’s news is brief, at least it is something. Back at IAAPA, Nate Nissen of Bandai Namco Amusements

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Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

arcadehero October 31, 2020 0

Welcome to this weekend’s edition of Newsbytes, where we cover some quick arcade news from the week. Happy Halloween! It’s Halloween, and there is no shortage of games with a Halloween themed arcade games

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Newsbytes: Sega R360 Love; New Pengo!; In The Scene & Home Ports

Newsbytes: Sega R360 Love; New Pengo!; In The Scene & Home Ports

arcadehero July 25, 2020 0

Welcome to another mind-blowing edition of Newsbytes, a weekly blog post that curates a bunch of arcade news from around the web for you to chew on over your weekend. This week is admittedly

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Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

arcadehero July 8, 2020 0

Way back in April (seems like centuries ago, given how this year has panned out), Adrenaline Amusements posted a short tweet promising new features coming to their Hot Wheels: King of the Road arcade

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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Buckzilla Coming To Big Buck Wild Arcade Machines May 1st

Buckzilla Coming To Big Buck Wild Arcade Machines May 1st

arcadehero March 23, 2018 3

At least year’s Big Buck World Championships, a trailer was shown that showcased a major new update headed for the game come 2018. The trailer was not posted online and word about it has

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Indie Arcades 2018: Cosmotrons Update

Indie Arcades 2018: Cosmotrons Update

arcadehero January 9, 2018 1

Could 2018 be the year of indie ‘true arcade’ game? After yesterday’s news of Tipsy Raccoon and the upcoming releases of titles like Rashlander, Project Armor(formerly Strike Harbinger) and Kraut Buster it is starting

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Sega Announces Free Software Update For Daytona Championship USA [UPDATED]

Sega Announces Free Software Update For Daytona Championship USA [UPDATED]

arcadehero December 18, 2017 1

Arcades and software updates have changed a bit over the years. It wasn’t too long ago that most were handled by a CD or DVD that your distributor might send your way, although most

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Incredible Technologies Showcases Golden Tee 2017

Incredible Technologies Showcases Golden Tee 2017

arcadehero July 7, 2016 0

When it comes to arcade golf, there is only one name that has any traction these days and that’s Golden Tee. They have been able to consistently provide updates to the game annually for

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Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

arcadehero June 28, 2016 5

As we knew from a report earlier this year, Bandai Namco had planned to release a new level for their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade this Summer. That would be based on a battle

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New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

New Details On This Year’s Japanese Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Update

arcadehero January 6, 2015 3

When unveiled back in 2013, Bandai Namco Amusements stated that their new arcade exclusive Mario Kart Arcade GP DX title would feature online support for annual updates. Japan already has enjoyed a major update

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Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

arcadehero December 10, 2014 1

It is common knowledge that the software versions in every single arcade release are not always equal – while games were in production, problems would be discovered and reported so developers would offer patches/code

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