Monday, November 29, 2021

Tag: Sega

New bowling alley and arcade for Barnsley

Barnsley Superbowl UK opening
Superbowl UK has officially opened its new Barnsley location, bringing 12-lanes of bowling, a SEGA Prize Zone amusement arcade, mini golf and Crazy Club Soft Play to the South Yorkshire town.

Price increase in Asia ports likely to affect industry imports

container crisis prices likely to affect industry
There is no sign of an easing in the world container crisis; in fact, it’s exacerbating. The problems, currently taking a stranglehold of ports in Asia, have sent waves all the way across to the UK amusements and gaming sector. There are no ships riding those waves, just a message: price rises and machine shortages are coming.

Sega Amusements confirms management buyout

Paul Williams Sega management buyout
The management of Sega Amusements International Ltd has announced a buyout from Sega Corporation, with the company set to continue the brand’s market expansion outside Japan.

Roger Pennington leaves Sega after 31 years

Roger Pennington leaves SEGA
Roger Pennington, commercial director at Sega Amusements International, will leave the company after 31 years of service.

SEGA balances nostalgia with futuristic in diverse 2021 product line-up

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SEGA has started the year by announcing an upcoming line-up of quintessential arcade titles for the FEC market, including racers, videos games, and skill-based redemption.

Sega sells majority stake in Japanese arcade business

Sega sells majority stake in Japanese arcades
Japan’s love of the arcade couldn’t weather the Covid storm, leading Sega to admit it had sustained “extraordinary losses” which have forced it to sell.

“The lack of support from the government for the supply chain … has been disappointing”

Justin Burke Sega Amusements International
Justin Burke of SEGA Amusements International is in positive mood, the industry, he says, ‘could come through this stronger’ if all stakeholders work..

‘Revolutionary’: Sega unveils its new Fog Gaming concept

Sega 60th anniversary fog gaming japan
Marking its 60th anniversary, Sega duly started work on the next era with the launch of what media described as a “revolutionary” new product, its Japan-centric “Fog Gaming” concept.

Justin Burke: Evolution thanks to innovation is the key to Sega’s success

Sega Amusements International Justin Burke
Coinslot talks to Justin Burke, General Manager of Sales at Sega Amusements International, about 60 years of pioneering from the global gaming giants.

Sega celebrates 60 years at forefront of gaming industry

Sega 60th Anniversary
Initially founded in Japan as a machine manufacturer for US servicemen overseas, Sega is now celebrating 60 years in the industry, with the next 12 months dedicated to events, new content and innovation under the motto ‘Go Sega.’

Sega’s Shoot It Win It hitting the mark

Sega Shoot it win it
Since its release, Sega’s Shoot It Win It has become a major success with operators due to its classic gameplay, which brings the fun of carnival shooting to arcades

SEGA celebrates successful IAAPA

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SEGA’s stellar line-up of games have hit the spot, according to visitor’s reaction to the company’s recent IAAPA show. Sega games across all major genres from video, merchandise and redemption were exceptionally well received at IAAPA, the company states. Games such as MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ARCADE, Shoot It Win It and Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 Arcade Edition...

SEGA hails IAAPA extravaganza

Mission Impossible Cabinet
SEGA is currently at IAAPA in full force - bringing its best in video, redemption and prizes to the event in Orlando. SEGA, a leading amusement games developer and manufacturer, is set to impress at IAAPA with a stellar line-up of video, redemption and prize kids games. Sega’s two booths 1506 and 1606, will be the place to be at...

SEGA announces launch of Mission: Impossible Arcade

Mission Impossible Cabinet
SEGA will be launching Mission: Impossible Arcade - its latest high-profile licensed product - at the upcoming IAAPA Expo. SEGA is renowned for manufacturing highly profitable arcade games such as House of The Dead, Daytona, Lets Go Island and Transformers, now with MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE ARCADE, based on the iconic Paramount Pictures franchise, SEGA brings one of the most influential, action-packed...

SEGA’s ATV Slam racing ahead

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ATV Slam is the latest video racing game from renowned game developer and manufacturer SEGA and offers players a whole new level of immersive video gaming. ATV Slam aims to take arcade racing to a whole new level with a combination of cutting edge technology and custom features - giving players the most realistic ATV experience available. The four-player game is...

SEGA announces departmental merger

Sega Amusements International has announced the merger of its prize and technical solutions departments. Sega Amusements International (SAI), has announced the merger of Sega Prize International (SPI) with Sega Total Solutions (STS). A move which has created an all-encompassing, one-stop solution for all customer needs. The combined wealth of experience and expertise from these two departments under the one STS...

SEGA NBA games a slam dunk for operators

The ICE range of licensed NBA basketball redemption units, available through SEGA Amusements, have become the clear choice for operators since release. With so many basketball choices on the market, it’s hard for operators to decide the right game for their location. Masters of innovation, ICE (Innovative Concepts of Entertainment) makes this decision simple, by offering three unique size games...

Sega’s hat-trick of new releases

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This summer will see industry veterans Sega bring three new cutting-edge units to market including the latest in redemption and video. Pixel Chase is Sega’s hit new skill-based redemption game. Simple, fun and intuitive gameplay sees players throw as many balls into the 16 LED lit target holes before the timer runs out. Each target hole lights up in bright...

Free New Season Edition software upgrade for Daytona Championship USA

Sega, Daytona Championship USA, Free, New Season Edition software upgrade
Sega has just released a brand-new software update for Daytona championship USA, securing this high performing game’s rightful place at the top of the income charts. Packed with exciting new features this software update takes the epic Daytona Championship USA gameplay experience to a whole new level. Improved Car Handling – Lets players have greater control of their car and feel...

Bulldog’s ‘staggeringly good’ performance and stellar service seal the deal for SuperBowl UK

Sega Superbowl UK Bulldog
The cash box and stellar service provided by the UK’s most exciting and innovative pusher and redemption brand, Bulldog Games, have been heralded by Sega Amusements International following the successful installation of a Monopoly 8-Player Pusher within SuperBowl UK’s number one venue in Merthyr Tydfil

Sega and SuperBowl adopt #Tickets2Wishes fundraising initiative

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#Tickets2Wishes, which encourages FEC customers to donate their left over redemption tickets to Rays of Sunshine via the Bacta Charitable Trust, has received a major boost following confirmation that the scheme is to be installed into the seven existing SuperBowl locations in the UK...

Ron Watt’s looks back on the early days of Astra Games

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"After JPM I was doing some consultancy for Eddie Morales with SEGA SA: I knew that Eddie wanted to expand the business so I convinced him to look to do something in the UK. "He was receptive to the idea so I invited my friends Jack Jones and Alan Parker to be part of the adventure and it was Jack...

SEGA and LAI Games launch partnership

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LAI Games and SEGA Amusements International Ltd have launched a new multi region distribution partnership. SEGA will distribute the award winning Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride in countries throughout South America, Europe and Asia. Thanks to a hugely successful launch and record sales for the unattended VR ride, LAI Games is looking to bring the game to more entertainment venues...

Fantasy Island launches Europe’s first two player Wheel of Fortune

Sega Amusements International launched ICE’s Wheel of Fortune at this year’s EAG to much fanfare. With a quick roll out across the UK and overseas it has become this year’s “game to have” featuring in the top earning spot for many operators. Now Sega in partnership with Fantasy Island, in the popular resort town of Skegness in the UK, has...

Sega sales GM discusses firm’s investment in seaside resorts

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Coinslot spoke to Justin Burke, Sega’s general manager - sales, about the increasing investment apparent amongst UK coastal operators and the positive impact this is having on the wider industry. Coinslot: Both for yourself, and the wider scope of the industry, how important are coastal operations? Justin Burke: “The UK coastal business is paramount to any manufacturer or supplier; given its...

Manufacturers triumph in 28th annual Games Cup golf tournament

The industry’s Ryder Cup went the way of the manufacturers this year with the operators losing out by the one single point. But the Games Cup, which dates back to the early 1990s, is more than just a charity golf tournament; it’s an industry forum. One of the people behind it, Mike Clokie talks to Coinslot. The Games Cup,the industry’s...

Sega Amusements International dedicates booth to Ticket Time at DEAL

Sega Ticket Time
Developed by Smart Industries and distributed by Sega, Ticket time was given a whole booth at this year’s DEAL. Ticket Time gameplay is straightforward; players move the 4-way joystick to control the crane and collect as many bundles of tickets as possible. Then using RFID technology embedded in the ticket bundles, the game calculates the number of tickets to award...

SEGA debuts new Transformers video game

SEGA unveiled its latest action adventure game TRANSFORMERS Shadows Rising at Amusements Expo International.   “There was huge buzz and excitement as keen visitors queued to experience the epic new game TRANSFORMERS Shadows Rising and SEGA’s other latest, high earning games,” the company claimed. TRANSFORMERS Shadows Rising is the follow up to the Human Alliance edition and features iconic locations from all...

Sega reports successful IAAPA, takes home award

  Sega Amusements has reported a successful IAAPA show and won an award for its Daytona Champion USA.   The product won the Prestigious Brass Ring Award for Best New Product in the Arcade & Video Games Category. CEO Paul Williams said: “We are delighted by the award and humbled by the industry’s recognition for our innovation and the quality of entertainment...

Daytona wins Brass Ring Award for Best New Product

  Sega Amusements International are the winners of the prestigious Brass Ring award for Daytona Championship USA, for Best New Product in the Arcade & Video Games Category.   Upon receiving the award Paul Williams, CEO at Sega, said: “This is an amazing start to IAAPA 2017, we are delighted by the award and humbled by the industry's recognition for our innovation...