Sunday, November 28, 2021

Tag: Video

Blackpool Pleasure Beach unveils a new “twist” on Icon

Blackpool Pleasure Beach ICON ENSO
Blackpool Pleasure Beach has unveiled a teaser video on social media which hints at a new addition to the popular Icon roller coaster set for 2022.   The 15-second clip features the word “Enso” alongside a spinning wheel of red petals, and the cryptic slogan “Icon with a twist.” “The popular park hasn’t made any other announcements, leaving fans to wonder what...

Sega to unveil new Men in Black redemption title

Sega Men in Black video redemption
Sega Amusements International will seize the opportunity of IAAPA 2021 to launch its new Men in Black video redemption game, a “must have” title based on the Sony Pictures franchise.

The “emotional connection” driving Arcade Club expansion

Arcade Club Leeds retro gaming
Arcade Club operations manager Jason Rayner has cited the “emotional connection” that classic cabinets generate is the secret to retro gaming’s enduring appeal, as the brand plans a major expansion of its Leeds venue.

Pearl Fishery, Nitro Speed and Sky Riders headline for UDC in London

Mark Horwood UDC ACOS 2021 Sky Riders
Pearl Fishery, Nitro Speed and Sky Riders were the stars of the show on UDC’s ACOS stand, with operators more eager to get their orders in early in preparation for next season.

Sky Riders, Nitro Speed and Toy Box Crane to headline UDC’s ACOS stand

Jonathan Lauder Sales Director UDC
In potentially limited availability due to the global shipping crisis, UDC’s new video games Sky Riders and Nitro Speed will be at the top of many attendee lists for an early preview at this year’s ACOS, with sales director Jonathan Lauder emphasising the great feedback they have received from operators so far.

JNC unveils Mini House on a maxi stand at ACOS

It may be a Mini House making its debut, but it’s going to be a full house for JNC at ACOS. The machines supplier will be adding its big-hitting performers alongside the debutant with Giant Prize Pod Pro and Crazy Toy crane also heading down to London. JNC’s managing director Tom Clarke details the ACOS line-up.

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash heads to Europe

Pac-Man Pixel Bash Bandai Namco Amusement Europe
Bandai Namco Amusement Europe has confirmed that Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash has been approved for distribution outside the US for the first time.

Customers ‘love’ new JNC Sales website

JNC Sales new website
After launching its new look in celebration of 40 years of trading, JNC Sales has been pleased with the reaction of customers to its brand new website.

Lincoln set for “unique” new arcade venture

Arcade Warehouse Lincoln
Lincoln is set to welcome a new entertainment and gaming centre in the form of The Arcade Warehouse, which is ready to open its doors as soon as restrictions allow.

BNAE: The industry has survived on the camaraderie, now it needs clarity

James Anderson BNAE supply chain
BNAE’s James Anderson keeps an optimistic outlook despite a year-long trail of torment for the supply chain.

Sega offers 80’s nostalgia with Centipede Chaos

Sega Centipede Chaos
Sega has announced that Centipede Chaos, the hit 80’s creepy-crawly blasting game, is now in stock and ready to ship.

Arcade Hub Hull eyes bigger and better venue

Arcade Hub Hull expansion
The popularity of Arcade Hub has proved such that the man behind the arcade, Lee Playle, has seen fit not only to seek a bigger venue, but also to expand into a feast of new food and beverage options.

Retro Replay: Back open for business

Retro Replay arcade
Norwich’s latest video arcade is ready to welcome back customers in the safest manner possible…just as soon as they feel ready to return. Coinslot talks to the man behind the project, Glen McDonald.

JNC Sales launch machine financing initiative

Sam Coleman JNC Sales Finance
JNC Sales are back in full swing with a new bespoke finance service available to customers. Sam Coleman talks to Coinslot about the initiative and the company’s first ten days of re-opening.

Heart of Gaming owner: Adaption is now the key to survival for industry

Mark Starkey Heart of Gaming independent video arcades
Mark Starkey, operator of one of the UK’s most successful independent video arcades, has urged fellow leisure business owners to take the challenges to safely reopening in their stride.

Mirage launches Play and Save card for redemption and video

Mirage Mablethorpe FEC
As cashless payments increasingly grow in popularity, Mirage family entertainment centre in Mablethorpe has embraced the change, launching a brand new Play and Save card for 2020.   The Mirage family entertainment complex has announced a complete overhaul of its redemption and video payment systems, unveiling the new Play and Save card for 2020. The Mablethorpe FEC - which offers an arcade,...

The low-down from Namco for EAG 2020

James Anderson Namco
Bandai Namco heads to EAG on the back of a good year of trading in which highquality redemption still held king. James Anderson, Commercial & sales..

Bandai Namco says “Join the Pac” for Pac-Man anniversary

Pac-Man 40th anniversary Bandai Namco
Bandai Namco has called on Pac-Man fans to join a year-long celebration of the iconic video game character’s 40th birthday, starting on 22 May, 2020.

LAI Games to debut Outnumbered at IAAPA

lai games outnumbered
LAI Games will use the upcoming IAAPA Expo (18-22-November, Florida) to debut its latest shooting game, Outnumbered. Premiere game manufacturer LAI Games will debut a new target-shooting video game at the upcoming IAAPA Expo in November called Outnumbered. The competitive single or double player game is specifically engineered to drive traffic to the venue by rewarding people every time they play. Outnumbered...

SEGA’s ATV Slam racing ahead

atv slam
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...

JNC invites operators to annual Open Warehouse Clearance Sale

JNC Sales Warehouse Clearance
JNC Sales will be opening its doors for the company’s annual Open Warehouse Clearance Sale from 8-12 July, with prices of new and used machines being..

Sega’s hat-trick of new releases

Sega, new releases, redemption, video 2
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...

Seaside seeing a resurgence of video

Sega UK Justin Burke Resurgence video
Away from the prevailing discussions of redemption, video gaming units have been enjoying a resurgence of their own amongst Britain’s coastal operators argues Justin Burke, general manager of sales at Sega UK

Instance Automatics at the top of its game

Instance Automatics Treasure Cove redemption and Fantasy Soccer video
This year the UK-based family company is offering a fantastic range of machines covering video, vending, redemption and amusement..

EAG 2017 report: Sega – A race to the top

Coinslot Sega Justin Burke Daytona
While redemption remained a very strong component of Sega’s offering at EAG this year, it was clear that this was one of the businesses leading the charge on the revival of video. The big headlines before the show were Daytona and Sega’s Justin Burke revealed that the Japanese veterans have not tinkered with a winning formula.   "Daytona’s part of our DNA,...

Sega prepares an epic line-up for London

Popular video game development company, Sega, has another strong line-up of games in store for the upcoming year. One stand-out for this year’s EAG will be the 8-player Daytona Championship USA. With a strong line-up of tried and tested games Sega will show thirteen new games, as well as nine established hit games. The company will have products in every major...

Daytona set to return with eye-catching new cabinet and a raft of improved features

Coinslot Daytona Sega
Daytona is returning to arcades, as Sega prepares to revive one of its best love racing franchises with an eye-catching new cabinet and a raft of improved features. Sega has announced that it is to relaunch a much-loved arcade classic in the form of Daytona 3 Championship USA. This new entry in the video racing series that first debuted in...