Saturday, August 13, 2022

Tag: Manchester

Diamond Leisure extolls value of office-based pool

Diamond Leisure office pool benefits
Manchester-based gaming machine supplier Diamond Leisure has been profiled in Digital Journal, in an exclusive report exploring the benefits of rented pool tables in office spaces.

The “world’s smallest gaming arcade” unveiled

worlds smallest gaming arcade revealed manchester
Technology developer Nvidia created what it termed “the world’s smallest gaming arcade” last week, as it unveiled a red phone box in Manchester’s Exchange Square complete with streaming hardware allowing access to 2,000 games.

Silcock’s Winter Wonderland returns to Manchester

Silcocks wonderland returns to manchester
The UK’s largest indoor Christmas theme park is to return to Manchester next month, bringing more than 50 rides, live shows, stalls, games, and festive food to Event City from 4 December to 2 January.

Heaton Park calls on FECs to submit for indoor play proposals

Heaton Park Manchester indoor play proposals
Manchester’s Heaton Park has called on indoor FEC operators to submit proposals for a new venue at the heart of the 640-acre site, in a bid to ensure visitors leave “desperate to return.”

Lane7 to open ‘immersive’ arcade, bowling and retro experience in Manchester

Lane7,Manchester,Graeme Smith
Lane7 will opened a brand new ten-pin bowling and arcade venue in Manchester on 17 May, in line with the next key date on the government’s lockdown exit plan.

Nerf proposes £4.5m laser combat for Trafford Centre

Nerf laser Manchester Rocafella Leisure Group
Hasbro has teamed up with Rocafella Leisure Group to submit plans for a £4.5m laser combat venue across three retail units in Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

All Star Lanes in Manchester taken over by Lane7

Great Northern Warehouse Lane7 expansion
Lane7 will take over All Star Lanes’ site at the Great Northern Warehouse in Manchester this autumn.

Electronic Theatre approved for Arndale Centre opening

Manchester Arndale Electronic Theatre Light Boxes
The Arndale Centre is to become the second UK venue for Electronic Theatre, a digital gaming experience providing immersive team challenges.

Giving card the finger: Manchester bar introduces Fingopay veinID payment

Fingopay payment access system
Manchester bar XYZ Social has partnered with biometrics payment provider Fingopay to become the first venue in the UK to use veinID technology used to..

NQ64 brings retro gaming to Manchester

NQ64, retro gaming, Manchester, arcade
Retro video game arcade and bar NQ64 has opened in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, offering punters the chance to sip game character-themed cocktails while playing Time Crisis, Mortal Kombat and Crazy Taxi. The basement gaming space on Short Street is designed to echo vintage arcade halls, with 15 game tokens costing £5, allowing customers to play the full range of classic...

Admiral shows city centre leadership ahead of potential relocation

Manchester Piccadilly
After winning the Chief Constables Citizens Award for making its Manchester city centre location “one of the safest” in Piccadilly Gardens, Admiral is looking to relocate to greener grass on the other side of the popular retail square. The grass is greener on the other side of Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens for Luxury Leisure, with the operator gaining a recommendation of...

Bongo Bingo returns to Manchester for the summer

Coinslot - Bongo Bingo Manchester
Bongo Bingo, the unusual take on the classic British pastime, is returning to Manchester’s Albert Hall for a string of summer dates.   Taking place on 11 and 25 August, the nights are the latest in a year that has seen the brand name go from strength to strength, with events the breadth of the country regularly selling out long ahead...

Krispy Kreme slot tour brings sweetness to Norwich

Coinslot - Krispy Kreme Norwich Media Watch
Seemingly famous for it’s doughnut penchant, Norwich was graced this week by a giant Krispy Kreme slot machine, offering the general public a chance to get some dough from a one-armed bandit.   Reported in the EDP 24, the Krispy Kreme installation was brought to Chapelfield on Wednesday and comes fully loaded with the kind of food products we are so...

Heaven for pinball fans at PLAY Expo Manchester

Coinslot Pinball Heaven
The team from Pinball Heaven were out in force at the recent PLAY Expo in Manchester. Held at EventCity, the combined video games and arcade show allowed eager members of the public to access a wide range of amusements, including thirteen of Pinball Heaven’s machines in the extremely popular ‘retro zone’. Speaking about the more than 100 pinball machines available...