ICYMI: This week’s headlines

A brief re-cap of the news from this week’s GAP Daily, the market’s only daily news service dedicated to the family attractions market. 

VIRTUAL REALITY: German firm expands opening programme

German VR start-up Holocafe, has announced two further locations, in  Aachen and Troisdorf.

SYSTEMS: Intercard updates Crazy Pinz

Intercard has engineered another system switchover, this time at Crazy Pinz FEC in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

PINBALL: Stern hires world number one

Stern Pinball has hired Zach Sharpe as director of marketing.

CLIMBING WALLS: Pro climber backs Clip ‘n Climb

Top professional climber Shauna Coxsey, and Entre-Prises Climbing Walls have announced a partnership that will see her promote the climbing wall manufacturer’s ‘Clip ‘n Climb’ product.

EVENTS: ACOS promises expanded event with new faces

Swan Events, organiser of the Autumn Coin-Op show, is promising a sharp increase in exhibitors when the event returns to Chelsea Football Club on 11th and 12th October.

ARCADES: Beware thieves and get insurance… says insurer

With many broke and beleagured British citizens having to holiday in the UK this year, arcades up and down the country are enjoying booming business, but an arcades insurance specialist has warned that a soar in customer numbers could leave arcades vulnerable to opportunist thieves.

VIRTUAL REALITY: VRStudios launches Terminal 17 game

VRstudios has launched a new VR attraction, Terminal 17, a multiplayer adventure game specifically designed for the VRcade Arena.

FEATURE: Bandai’s arcade solution

Bandai Namco’s range of arcade machines, pushers, prize games and photo booths,  as well as its distribution of payment and logistics systems make it a vital partner for amusement centres. Ronnie Dungan spoke to general manager, Steve Short, to find out how the company and the market continue to score big with attractions operators.

LASERTAG: Creative Works lines up more tutorial days

Creative Works hosted its final 2017 LaserTAG360 training event in Indianapolis recently and has already lined up more for next year.




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