ICYMI: This week’s headlines

If it’s Friday it must be time for the round up of this week’s GAP Daily news….


ADVENTURE PLAY: New Den set to be UK’s largest?

William’s Den, a £3m timber crafted play adventure attraction near North Cave, Yorkshire,  officially opened yesterday (Monday July 3rd), and is set to be the UK’s ​largest bespoke indoor timber play experience​.

ARCADES: Sega buoyed by Daytona roll-out

Sega’s new racing game Daytona Championship USA is rolling out to arcades all over the world and operators are reporting top earnings for the game, says the firm.

PARKS: Award for Paultons

Travel planning and booking site TripAdvisor, has named Paultons Park as the UK’s best-rated amusement park in its Travellers’ Choice Awards.

TECHNOLOGY: Chinese firms grabbing slice of QR action

China Daily reports on a new high-tech solution which has turned an old style Arcade toy claw machine into a trendy investment opportunity.

VIRTUAL REALITY: VRstudios launches new Arena system

VRstudios, has launched its VRcade Arena system and Attraction Management Platform software, which allows for warehouse-scale multiplayer VR gaming.

FAMILY PARKS: Van Egdom inks German Center Parcs deal

Dutch specialist ​Van Egdom, has signed a deal to supply a new treehouse family water attraction to Center Parcs, Allgau Germany.

ARCADES: JNC adds new Super Heroes rolldown

JNC has released the next instalment of Super Heroes this summer in the form of a two-player ticket roll down machine, with limited stock available for immediate delivery.

OUTDOOR: AquaPark set for opening

Yorkshire gets another new family attraction with the opening of AquaPark on Tuesday 18 July at North Yorkshire Water Park near Scarborough.


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