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Illinois Pinball Now Stocking Williams Pinball Parts30 Oct, 2000
Illinois Pinball Now Stocking Williams Pinball Parts Illinois Pinball Company recently purchased the Williams Pinball Parts Division and now provides parts for Williams, Capcom and Alvin G pinballs. [more information]
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Who's Playing?30 Oct, 2000
Who's Playing? The need to achieve the maximum potential from the gaming public who visit amusement venues has now instigated a clamber in technology to personalize the player's experience, creating video game superstars. [more information]
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Sharkey's Shootout Tournament Edition Going National28 Oct, 2000
Sharkey's Shootout Tournament Edition Going National Starting soon, operators of Sharkey's Shootout Tournament Edition will be able to complete nationally through arcades and bars across the country. [more information]
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Latest News From Japan27 Oct, 2000
Latest News From Japan * Jaleco Revises Forecast Down * Creditors Waive 75% of Yubis Debt * Taito To Slash Costs [more information]
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Michelob Light and O'Doul's To Be Featured On ‘Golden Tee Fore!'24 Oct, 2000
Michelob Light and O'Doul's To Be Featured On ‘Golden Tee Fore!' Incredible Technologies announced today an agreement that will showcase Anheuser-Busch, Inc., products in Golden Tee Golf tournament games. [more information]
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Coin-Op Operators Granted Reprieve In Indianapolis Ruling24 Oct, 2000
Coin-Op Operators Granted Reprieve In Indianapolis Ruling Coin-Op Operators were given a reprieve from implementing new segregation laws for violent video games until a final verdict is reached. [more information]
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IT Named One of Chicago's Fastest Growing Technology Companies22 Oct, 2000
IT Named One of Chicago's Fastest Growing Technology Companies Incredible Technologies (IT), has been named the 17th fastest growing technology company in Greater Chicagoland in Deloitte & Touche's prestigious "Fast 50" program. [more information]
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UK publication Coinslot bought by ATD Ltd19 Oct, 2000
UK publication Coinslot bought by ATD Ltd Coinslot the UK industry's main news paper has been sold to ATD the commercial arm of BACTA, the UK trade body and owners of the ATEI show in London. [more information]
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Entertain Me!19 Oct, 2000
Entertain Me! An industry that is the cutting edge of interactive entertainment, the recent growing pains of a market in transition, new glows with the application of the next generation of entertainment technology, what can we expect? [more information]
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Latest News from Japan17 Oct, 2000
Latest News from Japan * KCEO To Sell Outside Konami Group * White Water Simulator For Sega Joypolis * Thrill Drive 2 in Development * Hudson, Infogrames Joint Venture * Sega To Release Sequel to "Top Skater"? * Sega to Release Sports Jam * Namco Forecast Loss For Year * Lack of Parts Hits Sony * Sega Halts "Net@" Arcade Experiment [more information]
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Law Barring Minors Takes Effect in Indianapolis17 Oct, 2000
Law Barring Minors Takes Effect in Indianapolis A federal judge ruled on October 11 that an Indianapolis city ordinance banning minors from laying violent and sexually explicit videogames without parental permission can take effect immediately. [more information]
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Naomi II Revealed17 Oct, 2000
Naomi II Revealed With 4 times the image processing power of the present Naomi, The new CG arcade board is capable of displaying up to 10,000,000 polygons per second and supports network and dual monitor functions. [more information]
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Sale of AWP manufacturer JPM to Konami is off16 Oct, 2000
Sale of AWP manufacturer JPM to Konami is off The much talked about industry sale of the large (and profitable) UK AWP subsidiary of Sega is now off. [more information]
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As it Happens16 Oct, 2000
As it Happens We would like to bring to everyones attention that we are hard at work whilst others are copying our concepts, ideas, and content. [more information]
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Malaysian Government To Close All Malaysian Arcade Centres16 Oct, 2000
Malaysian Government To Close All Malaysian Arcade Centres Malaysian deputy premier announces that all arcade centres are to be closed down in Malaysia within two months. [more information]
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Australian Game Developers Conference16 Oct, 2000
Australian Game Developers Conference On the 3rd, 4th and 5th of November, the largest gathering of video-game professionals ever assembled in Australia will be attending the Australian Game Developers Conference, which is being held at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre. [more information]
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IAAPA - Last Chance for Advanced Reservations13 Oct, 2000
IAAPA - Last Chance for Advanced Reservations Advance Registration Deadline is Monday, October 16, 2000 to save $20 to $50 on registration fees for every person in your organization planning to attend IAAPA 2000 [more information]
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Preview 2001 - Quick Report13 Oct, 2000
Preview 2001 - Quick Report The Preview 2001 was held this week at the Novotel in Hammersmith London UK with all people involved deeming the show a success. [more information]
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Mike Green in Recovery10 Oct, 2000
Mike Green in Recovery We were sorry to hear that Mike Green industry veteran and Managing Director of the Family Leisure Group (operators of the Trocadero Centre) underwent triple heart bypass surgery. [more information]
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Submissions Requested By The Aust. Film & Literature Classification Office10 Oct, 2000
Submissions Requested By The Aust. Film & Literature Classification Office Under the request of Australian Govt Ministers, a review of the National Classification Scheme has now been undertaken with submissions by interested partied to be submitted by 31st October. Issues raised included the recent USA report about the marketing of films and computer games to children. [more information]
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Show Me The Content!06 Oct, 2000
Show Me The Content! Though the amusement trade papers have given an excellent representation of the turmoil in the Japanese and American amusement sector, non-have ventured to actually place these changes into perspective for the actual industry. [more information]
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AMOA 2000 Full Round Up05 Oct, 2000
AMOA 2000 Full Round Up With the show now over, we have compiled a comprehensive listing of exhibitors, contact details pictures and more. [more information]
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Germany faces more changes in the industry04 Oct, 2000
Germany faces more changes in the industry With Bally Wullfe and NSM already deciding not to attend the major German trade fair IMA, and with Nova and Tuning joining forces this is certainly a period of great change. [more information]
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Kevin Williams Joins HG as Guest Writer04 Oct, 2000
Kevin Williams Joins HG as Guest Writer It is with great pleasure we introduce Kevin Williams as a guest writer for Highwaygames. Kevin has a wealth of knowledge and writes for many well know publications. [more information]
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Sega Operations Look to IC Cards, Fiber-Optics, Satellites to Revive04 Oct, 2000
Sega Operations Look to IC Cards, Fiber-Optics, Satellites to Revive Sega's five regional operating companies held a joint news conference at Sega HQ on September 26. The aim was to clarify Sega's future arcade operations strategy and speeches were made by each of the five presidents. [more information]
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Sneak Preview of Star Trek Voyager03 Oct, 2000
Sneak Preview of Star Trek Voyager Star Trek Voyager is a licensed shooting gun machine which is testing very well and will be released later this year. [more information]
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Over 500 Machines Up for Offer30 Sep, 2000
Over 500 Machines Up for Offer With the delays in our trading section for members, we have obtained over 500 items in an open tender where members can make offers. To go directly to the tender page, click <a href="http://www.highway.net.au/tender.html" target=popup>here</a>. [more information]
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Some Minor Problems But New Sections Soon Online29 Sep, 2000
Some Minor Problems But New Sections Soon Online With the many changes taking place, please accept our apologies whilst the upgrades take place. [more information]
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Special Preview of Arctic Thunder29 Sep, 2000
Special Preview of Arctic Thunder Under closed doors, Midway held a special showing of their new upcoming driving game, Arctic Thunder. [more information]
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Shock as leading operator Kunick loses its Head27 Sep, 2000
Shock as leading operator Kunick loses its Head One of the UK's leading operators have this week announced the enforced resignation of their MD Russell Smith. [more information]
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AMOA Report24 Sep, 2000
AMOA Report The AMOA Trade Show is now well underway with some very interesting new games and indeed new companies. [more information]
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Jamma 2000, Tokyo Japan.22 Sep, 2000
Jamma 2000, Tokyo Japan. Japan's manufacturers introduced a great number of new games today but according to both Japanese and overseas visitors the response was not strong. [more information]
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Preview 2001 Coming Soon19 Sep, 2000
Preview 2001 Coming Soon Preview 2001 now in its 22nd year is an influential exhibition in the UK Coin-op business. As an essential annual meeting place it attracts many high profile exhibitors from within the industry. [more information]
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Sweet Illusions Showcases Cybertouch 2000 at AMOA16 Sep, 2000
Sweet Illusions Showcases Cybertouch 2000 at AMOA Sweet Illusions will be showcasing their adult interactive coin operated touch screen game during AMOA on booth #1351. [more information]
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California Extreme - Classic Arcade Games Show15 Sep, 2000
California Extreme - Classic Arcade Games Show California Extreme is the "Classic Arcade Games Show". Its annual two day Show features tournaments, speakers, parts vendors, and an opportunity to play games you may have not seen for years. [more information]
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Merit Premieres Megatouch7-Encore Edition15 Sep, 2000
Merit Premieres Megatouch7-Encore Edition Merit Industries is proud to announce the release of Megatouch 7-Encore Edition. With this new software package, owners of Megatouch 260 games can treat their players to brand new content as well as an impressive new look. [more information]
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Silent Partner Route Management Software Now Available15 Sep, 2000
Silent Partner Route Management Software Now Available Elaine Hodgson, President and CEO of Incredible Technologies, announced today the acquisition of the Silent Partner Route Management Software system. Silent Partner will be added to the ITNet Universe of services for the coin-op industry. [more information]
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Latest News from Japan14 Sep, 2000
Latest News from Japan * Sega To Release Go Kart Game?? * Nintendo To Open Pokemon Shops Around World * Square To List on NASDAQ, Enter Movie Biz * SNK Move Into Aruze HQ * Konami Raise Fiscal Year Forecast * Konami Get FIFPro Soccer License [more information]
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Vending Industry shocked as British councils get Greedy13 Sep, 2000
Vending Industry shocked as British councils get Greedy In an unbelievable series of events it appears that some local UK councils are starting to charge sites rates for their machines. Westminster council has started to increase rates on places were coin op equipment is introduced, so making the operator liable for the increase. [more information]
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Merit's TournaMAXX™ System Launches10 Sep, 2000
Merit's TournaMAXX™ System Launches Enthusiasm over the TournaMAXX™ Global Player Ranking™ system keeps growing every day as Merit's Summer Sizzler 2000 tournaments are winding down. The Summer Sizzler tournaments were the first opportunity that operators and customers in the United States and Canada had to test out the new TournaMAXX™ system and experience its capabilities for themselves. [more information]
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Incredible Technologies to Conduct Technical Seminar at AMOA Expo07 Sep, 2000
Incredible Technologies to Conduct Technical Seminar at AMOA Expo Operators will have a chance to discuss all the ins and outs of Golden Tee Fore! at a special technical seminar to be held Friday, September 22 at 8:30am in Rooms 229-230 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. [more information]
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Cirsa enters into alliance with Olivetti en route to a Public Offering07 Sep, 2000
Cirsa enters into alliance with Olivetti en route to a Public Offering The Large Spanish Group Cirsa have sold 4.9% of their company to the Italian communications and technology company Olivetti for around 81 Million Euros. [more information]
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New Developments with Sega's Distribution Network01 Sep, 2000
New Developments with Sega's Distribution Network Sega USA has reorganised their distribution network and have included innovative ideas where distributors can now order parts online and receive account balances via the internet. In the longer report, we have pictures of the latest distributor meeting. [more information]
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Incredible Technologies Moves Toward Online Connectivity in Canada01 Sep, 2000
Incredible Technologies Moves Toward Online Connectivity in Canada Incredible Technologies (IT) with the assistance of Ontario-based Starburst Coin Machines, is closer than ever to releasing an online tournament version of their mega-popular Golden Tee Fore! to the Canadian market. IT is currently creating a special online software version of Golden Tee Fore! for exclusive use in Canada. The software will include Canadian coinage and pricing, and will offer both Tournament and League Play formats. [more information]
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Sega Roll Out New Line Up01 Sep, 2000
Sega Roll Out New Line Up Sega Enterprises, Inc. (USA), (SEU) invited its frontline distributors to their San Francisco headquarters to showoff the fall product lineup and to introduce new Internet based services. Also revealed was Sega's new distributor policy, one that focused on the "partnership" relationship the company wishes to foster between itself and it's distribution network. "This meeting was the culmination of several months of intense effort and focus made by the entire Sega staff and our distributor partners," stated SEU President & Chief Operating Officer Al Stone. "Judging by the reaction of our guests, the hard work was well worth-while." [more information]
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Latest News From Japan01 Sep, 2000
Latest News From Japan * New Namco Coin-Op Driver To Use PS2 Board * Namco To Bow New Gun Game: "Ninja Assault" * Capcom To Sell Direct * Konami Use Net For Product Ideas * Another Konami R&D Sub. to List [more information]
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Village Entertainment and Sega Seperate28 Aug, 2000
Village Entertainment and Sega Seperate Village Entertainment of Australia and Sega Japan have seperated after quiet rumours of instability earlier this year. [more information]
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Major Upgrade in Progress28 Aug, 2000
Major Upgrade in Progress During the next two days, Highwaygames is undergoing a major upgrade including moving to a quicker server. Please accept our apologies should the service be affected during this time. [more information]
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Expolonia Show Set To Benefit From New Law25 Aug, 2000
Expolonia Show Set To Benefit From New Law With the changes in the law for operation of AWPs, Expolonia 2000 - Poland's Amusement & Gaming trade show is expecting a strong turnout. [more information]
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Nova close down UK distribution23 Aug, 2000
Nova close down UK distribution Less than a year after opening their UK office, Nova Games Germany have decided to close down making their MD John Brennan redundant Industry vet John Brennan is believed to be in talks with a number of high profile companies including the Namco subsidiary Brent Leisure. [more information]
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