Amusement

27 06, 2023

Bowl Expo’23 Preview: New Arcade Games For The Summer

By |2023-06-27T22:17:42+01:00June 27th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bowl Expo’23 Preview: New Arcade Games For The Summer

This week is the International Bowl Expo event and it’s an opportunity for arcade game makers to show off their latest product lines. While this will entail titles that were previously seen at the likes of IAAPA 2022 and Amusement Expo2023, there are some new pieces that are making their debut.  Let’s take a look, [...]

13 05, 2023

Rounding Up The AAA’23 Expo In China

By |2023-05-13T15:01:39+01:00May 13th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Rounding Up The AAA’23 Expo In China

(Thanks to Ted for sharing many links to help fill this story out) The latest Asia Amusements & Attractions Expo has come and went, so here’s a quick review of what was there. This expo is mainly focused on the Chinese amusement market so what we can expect to see come to the West may [...]

12 10, 2022

Inowize To Launch QBIX At IAAPA 2022

By |2022-10-13T05:08:06+01:00October 12th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Inowize To Launch QBIX At IAAPA 2022

Inowize has announced that they are expanding their product portfolio with a new concept called QBIX. Debuting at IAAPA 2022, the QBIX system takes a step away from VR and dives instead into AR/MXR to offer a “6-player portal of fun!” For those unfamiliar with Inowize, they are based in Romania and have appeared at [...]

12 09, 2022

IAAPA Expo Europe 2022 Gets Underway

By |2022-09-13T00:22:46+01:00September 12th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on IAAPA Expo Europe 2022 Gets Underway

Amusements operators and manufacturers in Europe are descending upon London today as the 2022 European conference and expo by IAAPA gets underway. I am unable to attend myself but I have some proxies there about to feed us some info. Until then, here’s a preview for the companies which are focused more on the arcade [...]

2 08, 2022

KWP: Location-Based Entertainment Gets Immersive!

By |2022-08-02T17:52:53+01:00August 2nd, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on KWP: Location-Based Entertainment Gets Immersive!

Welcome to August, where we’re going to start things off with a new guest post from Kevin Williams. One of Kevin’s specialties is Virtual Reality, where today he’s highlighting some of the latest developments in out-of-home VR systems (“Location Based Entertainment(LBE)” VR or arcade VR) which are still working hard on carving out their own [...]

29 06, 2022

Sega Amusements & 501 Entertainment Team Up For SMARTS Augmented Reality Darts

By |2022-06-30T12:26:22+01:00June 29th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Sega Amusements & 501 Entertainment Team Up For SMARTS Augmented Reality Darts

Bowl Expo 2022’s trade show side gets underway today and as a part of that, we have some news of a new partnership between Sega and a company by the name of 501 Entertainment or “501Fun.” What product are they bringing to the market? Augmented Reality (AR) darts. <img data-attachment-id="36877" data-permalink="https://arcadeheroes.com/2022/06/29/sega-amusements-501-entertainment-team-up-for-smarts-augmented-reality-darts/binary-comment/" data-orig-file="https://i0.wp.com/arcadeheroes.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/SMARTS-AR3.jpg?fit=600%2C400&ssl=1" data-orig-size="600,400" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"","camera":"Canon [...]

22 10, 2021

Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

By |2021-10-23T03:33:51+01:00October 22nd, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams returns from the UK’s last major amusement event of the season – and reveals details on some new amusement pieces. The Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS) 2021, took place in central London. This is the second of the UK trade events, [...]

27 07, 2021

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

By |2021-07-27T03:29:07+01:00July 27th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Amusement Goes To The Olympics

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken from the Global sporting event. This comes full circle as the Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 games showcased video game music [...]

13 05, 2021

GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

By |2021-05-14T16:12:01+01:00May 13th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

Arcade operation acquisitions have become a bit more frequent in recent times, with one of the most talked about being GENDA’s acquisition of Sega Japan’s operations last year. There was also a bit of discussion online when it was announced earlier this year that the arcade operations wing of Namco, known as Namco USA, had [...]

16 12, 2020

Coming In 2021 From LAI Games: Angry Birds Coin Crash

By |2020-12-17T11:52:59+00:00December 16th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Coming In 2021 From LAI Games: Angry Birds Coin Crash

While we don’t cover a lot of redemption pieces here, we have done so every once in a while. I haven’t really heard about any new ones this year, which is odd in that we have seen more video game announcements than redemption, thus another norm that’s been flipped on it’s head. This comes to [...]

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