Konami

7 04, 2024

Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

By |2024-04-08T20:13:21+01:00April 7th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Two New For Japan: Polaris Chord (Konami) & Breaking Down (GiGO)

It’s springtime, and with holidays like Golden Week on the horizon in Japan, this is traditionally a popular season for new arcade game launches over there. Slightly less so in recent years with how their arcade industry has been going, but this year there are a couple of new titles that just released at the [...]

17 08, 2023

Arcade Updates: Golden Tee PGA Tour 2023/2024; Jurassic Park 30th Pin; Raccoon Rampage; DDR A3 & More

By |2023-08-18T06:28:30+01:00August 17th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Arcade Updates: Golden Tee PGA Tour 2023/2024; Jurassic Park 30th Pin; Raccoon Rampage; DDR A3 & More

It’s the dog days of summer and that means its been slow around here, but as we inch our way towards Fall, new games will start popping up – and as you’ll see here, pop-up they have! Here’s the latest to discuss, including: Golden Tee PGA Tour 2023/2024; Jurassic Park [pinball] 30th Anniversary Edition; Raccoon [...]

28 05, 2023

Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

By |2023-05-28T17:27:28+01:00May 28th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news stories from around the world of arcades and pinball that I semi-regularly post here to Arcade Heroes. It had been a while since the last one, in part due to some life troubles going on for me lately (one of several being the SSD on my main PC [...]

26 12, 2022

Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

By |2022-12-27T16:11:34+00:00December 26th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

Each year marks some kind of anniversary, although we tend to only pay attention to those ending in a 0 or a 5. This year saw Atari celebrating 50 years, and where I got the Atari 50th Anniversary Collection for Christmas yesterday, I do have to say that it’s very much worth it (I may [...]

13 03, 2022

Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

By |2022-03-13T18:20:11+00:00March 13th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news from around the arcade & pinball world. Stay tuned next week for Amusement Expo 2022 – while I don’t expect a deluge of new-new games appearing there, it’s still a tradeshow and should have some fun things to see. I’ll be posting a preview post and video of [...]

12 01, 2022

The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

By |2022-01-12T08:53:49+00:00January 12th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

It’s a new year, and with arcade news being a tiny bit slow, I figured it would be a good time to bring an old article series back – looking at arcade anniversaries. This time I’m going to cover major games that are turning 25 (1997), 40 (1982) and 50 (1972), since we can now [...]

6 01, 2022

Pooyan: pigs vs wolves battle royale

By |2022-01-07T08:07:12+00:00January 6th, 2022|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Pooyan: pigs vs wolves battle royale

Ahh, Pooyan. I game I remember playing quite a bit on my Atari 8-bit thanks to DataSoft’s excellent port — and a game I always felt a bit funny about playing because it had the word “poo” in the title for what, at the time, I felt was no apparent reason. Supposedly the game’s unusual [...]

30 11, 2021

10 of the best Arcade Archives and ACA NeoGeo releases

By |2021-12-01T08:41:34+00:00November 30th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on 10 of the best Arcade Archives and ACA NeoGeo releases

We all love a list, so every Tuesday we’re posting one, on a variety of retro-themed topics! Feel free to share your own favourites down below — and let us know what other lists you’d like to see on future Tuesdays! Arcade game preservation is, as we’ve previously discussed, super important. And one of the [...]

9 11, 2021

Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

By |2021-11-09T05:13:30+00:00November 9th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

In his occasional feature for Arcade Heroes, Immersive Amusement and Attraction Entertainment specialist Kevin Williams (KWP) looks at major issues impacting the international amusement sector. In this latest coverage, he looks at the state of the current Japanese Amusement scene, showing us where it may be headed. The “traditional” view of the arcade biz in [...]

26 10, 2021

10 of the best games from 1981

By |2021-10-27T04:12:17+01:00October 26th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on 10 of the best games from 1981

We all love a list, so every Tuesday we’re posting one, on a variety of retro-themed topics! Feel free to share your own favourites down below — and let us know what other lists you’d like to see on future Tuesdays! Previous 10 of the Best Tuesdays have been quite specific in their focus — [...]

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