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Timezone Opens 250th FEC

Entertainment and Education Group (TEEG) has launched its 250th FEC time zone in Australia. The location is located in Victoria’s Westfield Plenty Valley and is about to take place in the spring school holidays. Australian Time Zone and Bowling Area General Manager Kane Fong said the FEC will cover 1,500 square metres. “We’re focused on delivering the latest experiences in person, from old favorites to the latest virtual reality and interactive game releases.” Guests can choose from over 110 arcade games, a [...]

Bowlero Corp Announces Three New Bowling Centers

The bowling company Bowlero Corp has announced the opening of new centers in Texas and Florida. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes in Greater Austin, Texas and Florida, and Fiesta Bowl and Spanish Springs Lanes in The Villages are recommended expansion locations. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes Center, which recently opened on September 3, offers 40 lanes in addition to attractions such as cosmic bowling, arcade games, shuffleboard, party space and a bar jock. The Florida destination is expected to be completed by the [...]

Opening of A New Major FEC in New Zealand

New Zealand has a large new FEC complex at Auckland’s Bowling Botanical Gardens. Behind the new location is the parent company of FEC’s TimeZone chain in Southeast Asia and Oceania. Zone Bowling Botany is open in time for the school holidays and has a location in a time zone. The FEC officially opened after a multi-million dollar renovation by parent company Timezone The Entertainment and Education Group (TEEG). Botany is the second dual-branded Zone Bowling and Timezone venue to open in [...]

Another Tenpin Site Got A Makeover

The Tenpin Hall in Coventry, UK, has undergone an expensive refurbishment, the latest in the chain. Several other Tenpin venues have donated £500,000, one in Croydon and one in Bexley Heath. The interior of the Coventry venue has been completely redesigned, adding two new karaoke and experiences. After a “major update,” the Laser Tag Arena can also seat up to 28 people, according to local media. Other forms of live entertainment include bowling, billiards, arcade hockey and numerous restaurants. Some Tenpin have arcade machines, [...]

Arcades and Bowling in Sydney

The new FEC opens in suburban Sydney, Australia. It’s called Kicks and is located at the Parramatta League Club, promising attractions for the whole family. There are seven 10-pin bowling alleys themed around a local 80s disco, while the arcade is packed with hits like MotoGP and Space Invaders. Triotech also introduced the XD Dark Ride to immerse guests in a challenging 3D environment. A full F&B menu completes the offer. We have many customers in Australia, supplying arcade tokens, redemption tickets and [...]

What Kind of Video Game Equipment Can Continue to Profit

In the children’s park, some of the video game equipments are very popular with visitors, but some are not. So what kind of video game equipment can sustain profit? First, the operator should examine whether the product manufacturing is fine. Good video game equipment using excellent material manufacturing, coupled with attractive design, so as to give video game equipment with a sense of value. If the equipment soon does not work, the children will be quite disappointed. Because they have just been [...]

What Are the Characteristics of the Arcade Activities Liked by Players?

What are the characteristics of the arcade activities that are liked by players? First, simplicity is the greatest principle. The simpler the venue’s activities, the better. Participation conditions are simple and easy to play, consumers are easy to understand and accept. Second, it is to give players tangible benefits. This is what more players want to know. All activities, are to let consumers clearly know that they have something to gain whether it is a gift or a special scenario, are different [...]

The Crane Machine Can Capture the Hearts of Children In the Consumer Group

For consumers, playing crane machines brings excitement and novelty every time. Many young people use this game as a means of releasing stress. For crane machines, the face value of the gift is the first productivity to attract consumers. Thus, the content products of crane machines need to be constantly updated. The current mainstream products are cultural and creative derivatives, such as plush toys. The Japanese came up with gem catching machines, cake catching machines, and sneaker catching machines. This [...]

African Operators Is On the Rise, But Not Back Yet

South Africa’s leading casino operator, Tsogo SunGaming, reported a 57 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter published several days ago. Sales reached ZAR 8.9 billion (EUR 530.9 million) and operating profit reached ZAR 2.7 billion (EUR 161 million). The company’s hotels have faced a backlash since withdrawing from the Tsogu Sun Holdings group in 2019. Currently, the hotel division is being renamed from Zogo Sun Hotels to the former Southern Sun. Casino segment performance remains impacted by pandemic precautions and [...]

Dave & Buster Takeover Main Event

The popular FEC operator Dave & Buster expanded and acquired Main Event from Ardent Leisure Group and RedBird Capital Partners. The boards of both parties have unanimously approved the transaction, with current Main Event CEO Chris Morris appointed CEO of Dave & Buster’s and a member of its board. Chairman Kevin Sheehan said: “We are delighted to officially welcome the Main Event team to Dave & Buster’s and begin to take advantage of the fantastic opportunity created by this combination. “The two [...]