“My claw machine hell”
By 22/03/2017 Read More →

“My claw machine hell”

Somehow, an overly-keen Irish boy became trapped in a claw-grab prize machine at his local play centre after climbing inside to try and get his hands on a teddy.

Bandai upgrades online prize service
By 21/03/2017 Read More →

Bandai upgrades online prize service

Bandai Namco has upgraded its online prize-ordering catalogue online, with a stock availability feature. 

Bob Rudd adds Birmingham base
By 21/03/2017 Read More →

Bob Rudd adds Birmingham base

Independent amusement machine supplier, Bob Rudd has opened a new depot in Birmingham.

Bandai Embeds new cashless installation
By 20/03/2017 Read More →

Bandai Embeds new cashless installation

BNAE division Bandai Namco Management Solutions, the exclusive UK and Irish distributor for Embed, has completed a full cashless installation using award-winning Embed Smart Touch Readers, which are RFID so customers can tap and play whilst collecting the winnings in tickets back onto the card.

POLL: Is VR the future?
By 20/03/2017 Read More →

POLL: Is VR the future?

Sceptics might say we’ve been here before with the current clamour for VR technology, which failed to match the hype previously. VR fans point to hugely improved technology and user experience and serious investment from industry players to argue that VR has come of age and is about to revolutionise the arcade experience. So who’s […]

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ICYMI: This week’s news
By 17/03/2017 Read More →

ICYMI: This week’s news

In case you missed anything from this week’s GAP Daily, here are the headlines to catch up on from the rest of the week.

Zero Latency and Mind Trek link up to create US VR arenas
By 17/03/2017 Read More →

Zero Latency and Mind Trek link up to create US VR arenas

The largest multiplayer free-roam virtual reality game arenas in America will open in Greater Boston and Philadelphia later this year, after a deal between Australian VR software specialist Zero Latency and start-up operation, MindTrek.

Q&A: John Fatigati, president, Switch Bowling
By 16/03/2017 Read More →

Q&A: John Fatigati, president, Switch Bowling

Switch International recently opened a New Jersey based joint venture called Switch Bowling, partnering with John Fatigati, a third generation proprietor with over 25 years experience in the bowling industry, who will be running the company as president.

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FECs now essential for Middle East malls says DEAL boss
By 16/03/2017 Read More →

FECs now essential for Middle East malls says DEAL boss

Family Entertainment Centres are now a must-have feature for shopping malls in the Middle East, according to the CEO of International Expo Consults, organiser of the DEAL (Dubai Entertainment Amusement and Leisure) 2017 show.

Player One acquires Dandy Amusements
By 15/03/2017 Read More →

Player One acquires Dandy Amusements

Canadian cinema chain Cineplex, is acquiring all of the assets of Dandy Amusements International, which will become part of its Player One Amusement Group, in a deal expected to be completed next month.