Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Retro Arcade

“It’s the community”: A meet with the gamers keeping arcade classics alive

Arcade Club retro arcade classics
Vice magazine paid a visit to Arcade Club earlier this year, with a new report detailing the “labour of love” behind the Bury venue’s success, and the enduring appeal of arcade games. Coinslot shares their experiences.

New bowling alley for Stockport’s Redrock complex

Redrock Leisure complex includes bowling alley
A new ten-lane bowling alley is set to occupy three vacant units in Stockport’s Redrock entertainment complex, as part of an extended ground floor foyer and cafe bar area at The Light Cinema.

New retro arcade for Elephant Park

Elephant Park retro arcade Four Quarters
A new retro arcade is to open in the £2.5bn Elephant Park regeneration, bringing over 30 original arcade cabinets to London’s Elephant and Castle.

“Great response” for new Hull arcade

New Hull arcade great response
A newly relocated retro arcade in Hull has had a “great response” from local residents, after moving to an expanded unit in the city’s Princes Quay Shopping Centre.

High Score set for south coast arcade

High Score new Southampton arcade
The team behind the High Score arcade in Newbury have opened a new location in Southampton, bringing classic cabinets, table games and consoles to the city’s East Street

New retro arcade for Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes retro arcade set to open Pixel Bunker
A new arcade featuring 200 retro and modern machines is set to open in Milton Keynes this summer, offering free-to-play original cabinets from the 1970s to the present

The Light recruiting ahead of May reopening

The Light Sittingbourne regeneration
Sittingbourne’s new The Light leisure complex is recruiting ahead of its upcoming opening, with 40 new employees needed to staff the retro arcade, nine-lane bowling alley, diner and eight screen cinema.

Mr P’s: Another lockdown will push businesses to the brink

Mr P's Classic Amusements Mr Ps
After clearing out several permanently closed down operators over the last few months, Mr P’s Classic Amusements has seen the devastation Covid and lockdowns can bring - and it’s not looking forward to another one.

Arcade Club submits application to convert Blackpool casino

Arcade Club Blackpool planning application
Arcade Club has submitted a planning application to Blackpool Council for permission to turn the town’s former Sam Thai casino into a new retro arcade and video game centre.

Retro arcade at former Blackpool casino site

Retro Arcade to open Blackpool
A large retro arcade is to be opened in Blackpool at the site of two former casinos. The Arcade Club venture will open in a premises on Bloomfield Road..

Hull trucker looks to bank for expansion

Hull Lee Playle new arcade
A Hull arcade enthusiast is eyeing a potential expansion into what was once one of the city’s major high street banks

Penny Lane rolls into Nottingham for retro amusement

Nottingham Penny Lane retro arcade
Nottingham is set to welcome a new seaside- themed cafe and arcade in the city’s famous Lace Market as of May this year.

Councillor welcomes new FEC in Middleton

Middleton, fec
One local legislator has been left chuffed-to-pieces at the news that an old shoe shop in Middleton, near Rochdale, is to get a new lease-on-life in the form of a retro arcade and FEC. The Stylegleam shop on Wood Street has been derelict for some years now, but a recent change-of-use application by Gary Stafford - a new children’s entertainment...

RLMS and Fatcat rewind with Retro Arcade compendium

Coinslot - Retro Arcade RLMS Sales pusher
Riding a wave of video nostalgia, RLMS Sales present a retro three-game compendium with no siting restrictions.   RLMS Sales has joined forces with Fatcat Softworks in developing an ideal solution for operators who would like to add some ‘retro cool’ to their product offering and utilise off-site stocks of Paragon TT or TT09 cabinets. Retro Arcade offers three great, old school...