Sunday, September 27, 2020

Tag: Pacman

JNC to offer one-time deals on 2018 product lines

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JNC Sales has revealed that one-off deals on its 2018 product lines are coming over the next few weeks, as well as further reductions on used machines in the company’s Bristol-based warehouse. This is all part of the distributor’s extended summer sale, which pro- vides operators the opportunity to pick up proven products, such as Pac-man Smash, Speed of Light,...

Mobile games to become future retro favourites, study says

Coinslot - Mobile games future retro study
Despite most not being a decade old yet, mobile games are set to become retro classics in the future, a study has predicted.   Research based on polling from 1,500 Britons concluded that Candy Crush and Angry Birds, along with its older rival Snake, are set to replace Pacman, Super Mario and Lemmings as (paradoxically, perhaps) “the retro games of the...

Popular retro-game show coming to Blackpool

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Two-day gaming spectacular PLAY Expo Blackpool will take place at the Norcalympia Exhibition Centre on July 15- 16.   Back for its sixth year, the expo is the UK’s longest running retro-game show and features an array of talks, tournaments, exhibitors and general gaming mayhem. “Our sheer wealth of content, world-class special guests and unmissable interactive action provide superb value for gamers...

Namco founder and Father of Pac-Man dies aged 91

Coinslot Namco founder Masaya Nakamura
Father of Pac-Man leaves a legacy of entertainment. One of the video game industry’s driving forces, Masaya Nakamura, has died: Mr. Nakamura, who was president of Namco, was aged 91. A true entrepreneur, Masaya Nakamura began his amusements career in 1955 when he operated rudimentary, non-electronic children’s rides from the roof of a Tokyo department store. From there he expanded his...