Archive for August 22, 2007

Now Hiring…

August 22, 2007


For any of you arcade heads out there that want to get into the industry, and live in the Glen Ellyn IL area, then why not head over to Play Mechanix and check out the jobs section. Play Mechanix is seeking to fill the following positions:

  • Online Arcade Game System Manager
  • Linux System Administrator
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Tester

Visit thier Jobs page for more info!

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London Shows Are In The Running For Second Award

August 22, 2007


[via Coin-Op News]

Just months after being named the Association of Exhibition Organisers’ ‘Trade Show of the Year’, ATEI, ICE and ICEi are in the running to win a second prestigious accolade. The exhibitions, collectively known as the ‘London Show’, have been named as finalists in the 2007 Event Awards Best Business Exhibition category. The overall winner will be announced at an Awards Ceremony on Friday 14 September at London’s Natural History Museum. Looking ahead to the awards, Karen Cooke, head of exhibitions at show organisers Clarion ATE, commented: “2007 represents the tenth anniversary of the Events Awards, which is the only competition that bridges the worlds of exhibitions and live events.

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The Stinger Report – Flat Screens

August 22, 2007


 The Stinger Report takes time to look at new technology influencing the video amusement scene with the latest flat screen systems deployed in new, sleekly designed cabinets. From Konami’s initial 2001 design and from recent video pinball, to newly designed conventional cabinets that borrow their originality from the replacement of CRT displays. Among these new form factors from all the leading international factories, TSR looks at the latest designs from SEGA, Namco, Konami and Global VR, to name a few. [Subscribe to The Stinger Report]    [Discuss on the Forum]

One step closer to opening my arcade

August 22, 2007

This is just a small update but important one in regards to my own arcade business. Yesterday I received a Certificate of Registration from my state that indicates that my business is registered and official now. I’ve also begun to receive mail that has the business name on it which is cool (that will wear off of course). Now for securing the funding I need and to get a website setup. I’ll still blog for Arcade Heroes of course, I’ll just link to this site for arcade news. 🙂

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