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IAAPA Expo Europe: Physical Trade Shows Back and Blooming

A huge thanks goes out to everyone who came to support us on booth #2-731 at IAAPA Expo Europe. Given this is the first face-to-face exhibition since early 2020, we had expected it to be less... > Read More


It's Showtime: IAAPA Expo Europe 2021

Our first physical trade show after Covid-19 struck offers promise with the BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. Sales Team set to host the stand in full force, framing Raw Thrills’ NERF Arcade... > Read More


PAC-MAN’s Pixel Bash distributes outside US for the first time!

The lucky folk in America always seem to get the cool things first, and in our eyes, there’s no finer example than PAC-MAN’s Pixel Bash. Well, hold on to your joysticks because word on... > Read More


POTUS wins gold as Mario Kart Arcade GP Dx thrives!

Camp David: a mountain retreat where Presidents of the United States can kick back and give their prodigious responsibilities a moment’s respite. What would you do with such precious... > Read More


BANDAI NAMCO does 'Miles for Smiles'

If we’re usually grabbing Life by the Horns, we’re now grabbing Lockdown by the Halo with a bacta-initiated exercise fundraiser “designed to give us all some much-needed fun and... > Read More


The King of VR has arrived!

It’s Raw Thrills’ first VR unit to market and it accommodates an iconic instantaneously recognisable IP – it’s King Kong of Skull Island™ – and it’s finally... > Read More


Storm™ Reigns Through Turbulent Conditions

The UK distribution of Triotech’s new Storm™ was unsurprisingly halted for obvious reasons. Once clearance was finally given for the amusement sector to open,... > Read More


PAC-MAN dominates Google Search

Whoever said PAC-MAN is one slice short of a whole pizza had it all wrong, this little guy is the full package, and has this month been rightly titled by Mazuma Mobile as the King of Video... > Read More

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Year-upon-year success as Raw Thrills consistently impress with new products

Raw Thrills have developed a prosperous reputation and a rich library of games since their formation in 2001, which led to a partnership with BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Limited (BNAE) – it... > Read More


PAC-MAN celebrates 40th anniversary at EAG 2020

PAC-MAN is a long-standing popular character and the nostalgic endearment runs deep in the hearts of many. From first conception, PAC-MAN was a character that appealed to the masses. In fact,... > Read More

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Storm™ by Triotech makes a powerful impact on BANDAI NAMCO’s stand at EAG

In the last 5 years or so, presumptively what we’ve all eagerly anticipated the most is the latest VR offerings, and with that in mind let’s delve a little deeper into the eye of... > Read More


BNAE hits homerun with their new Harley Quinn plush range

4 years after BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Limited (BNAE) initially gained their DC Comics license and just as we prepare for this week’s release of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous... > Read More

Fantabulous Plush

Rev up your engines as NAMCO launch Mario Kart VR in a Central London venue

In the last year, we’ve been granted access to the Mushroom Kingdom via Virtual Reality thanks to the innovative minds at BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Inc (BNAM) and Nintendo. So far, this immersive... > Read More

NAMCO Mario Kart VR


BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. and Les Cinémas Pathé Gaumont brings the multiplayer VR arcade game to Europacorp La Joliette, Marseille  Marseille, France – VR... > Read More

VR Zone Marseille


BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) fully supported the first InterFun Expo held this week in Leeds.  Seeing the potential in the show; the company was the first to sign up, took the... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions is proud to announce the successful installation of the new Embed TOOLKIT software into the Brunswick Superbowl in Derry, Northern Ireland.  Brunswick... > Read More

BNAE Embed Toolkit


There is just over a month to go before the epic London Landmarks Half Marathon (LLHM) and training is underway at BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) and Namco UK.  John McKenzie, Managing... > Read More


BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe: The Stand that Delivers at EAG

The BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) team is readying itself for a busy EAG on stand 620 next week.  There will be a two-player version of Halo: Fireteam Ravenshown in Europe for the... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd has built a massive following in the US for its coveted ranges of prize and plush. IAAPA 2018 saw this trend continue, with customers appreciating the leading global... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. (BNAE) has returned from an extremely busy EAS Show in Amsterdam which saw the launch of a raft of new machines and prizes set to dominate the market over the next... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe’s John Midgley has set himself four physical challenges between now and March 2019 in order to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.  John – who... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. (BNAE) has expanded its range of licensed plush and gifts and is looking forward to unveiling the new line-up at the upcoming EAS show. BNAE is proud to present... > Read More

Shazam Plush


BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. (BNAE) is extremely excited to debut a range of new products at the EAS Show that have proven themselves over summer testing. EAS takes place at RAI Amsterdam in... > Read More

Halo Fireteam Raven


It has been 12 months, since Vortex Gaming opened at Genting Resort’s Resorts World – bringing immersive digital experiences and iconic gameplay to Birmingham.  Resorts World... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO has started shipping the first Halo Fireteam Raven product out to the EMEA markets. There are limited numbers of the four-player super deluxe version of the game, which has been... > Read More

Halo Fireteam Raven

BANDAI NAMCO launches ‘Mario Kart VR’ at VR ZONE Portal London

After its successful launch in Japan last year, ‘Mario Kart VR’ has finally landed in the UK. The game is based on the original ‘Mario Kart Arcade GP’. Mario Kart VR allows... > Read More



BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) has completed a new turnkey FEC project in Tblisi, Georgia. Since the opening in Spring 2018, the location has enjoyed the highest footfall of any FEC in the... > Read More


The Biggest Brands Come Together For Halo: Fire Team Raven

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) has the exclusive rights to Halo: Fire Team Raven, which it will distribute into the EMEA this summer. There will be limited numbers of the four-player... > Read More


Injustice Arcade is a Holiday Park Scorcher

Injustice Arcade; the DC Comics themed card-vending arcade game developed and manufactured by Raw Thrills and exclusively available from BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. (BNAE) has been wowing the... > Read More



Futuristic holographic redemption game Crazy Tower proved to be a massive hit with players at Southend’s Adventure Island Pleasure Park over Easter.  The game, manufactured by... > Read More


BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe: Three Quality Days at EAG

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) used the EAG show to display the strength of its many areas of expertise including, manufacturing, distributing, VR, prizes, operations, management solutions,... > Read More


BANDAI NAMCO and AiSolve set to showcase ‘Alien Invasion,’ at EAG International.

AiSolve, the UK-based specialist in artificial intelligence-powered virtual reality, has partnered with the world’s leading interactive entertainment software publishers, BANDAI NAMCO, to bring... > Read More

Alien Invasion

Josh Hurst Joins BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) is pleased to announce the appointment of Josh Hurst to the position of Export Sales Manager. Josh has already held sales positions in a number of high... > Read More

Josh Hurst

The Biggest Global Brands Represented on BANDAI NAMCO Stand at EAG

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) will once again present one of the largest booths at this year’s EAG. Stand 620 will showcase the different divisions of the company, including Games,... > Read More

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Hollywood Bowl customers ‘embrace Embed’ following latest Bandai Namco installation

Customers at the newly refurbished Hollywood Bowl, Oxford (UK) are embracing the cashless revolution with enthusiasm following the installation of the latest Embed Cashless system which has been... > Read More

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BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe (BNAE) are back from a bumper IAAPA in Orlando, Florida where stand 1000 was bursting at the seams with brand new titles – all set to be a massive hit with the... > Read More

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Second UK ‘VR Zone Portal’ Opens in Tunbridge Wells

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) is pleased to announce the opening of the second VR Zone Portal™ in the UK, at Hollywood Bowl Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Earlier this year, BNAE opened... > Read More


BANDAI NAMCO Reveals Road Map for Success at IAAPA

The IAAPA Show is effectively a road map for the company going forward into the next year and as such there will be a large number of titles on show on the BANDAI NAMCO booth 1000. These include... > Read More

Mario Kart GP

BANDAI NAMCO Installs First A.I. Solve Units Into Hollywood Bowl And Tenpin

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. are the distribution partners for the innovative A.I. Solve company with their We Play VR location-based VR attraction and have installed the first units into... > Read More


My Little Pony: The Mane Attraction

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd (BNAE) is predicting a stampede of interest for its latest range of plush and prizes from the leading kids brand My Little Pony. The licensed plush toys are made... > Read More

My Little Pony Plush

London’s O2 Chosen for first VR Zone Portal

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd has opened the first Virtual Reality location outside of Japan – “VR ZONE Portal London” in the new Hollywood Bowl FEC at... > Read More

VR Zone Portal

Genting Resort World’s Vortex FEC Opens

Genting’s Vortex Gaming opens this evening – a state-of-the-art family entertainment centre, bringing an immersive digital experience and iconic gameplay to Resorts World... > Read More


DC Comics Pusher: So Good He Bought It Twice!

The DC Comics four-player, closed-loop, coin in and ticket out pusher from BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd is significantly outperforming many traditional coin in and coin out pushers in many... > Read More

Cruis’n Blast Overtakes the Competition

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd is thrilled to report that the Raw Thrills title Cruis’n Blast has overtaken all other new driving games in the Hollywood Bowl locations, where it has been... > Read More

Vortex Gaming Chooses BNAE and Embed for Iconic FEC

BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions, the exclusive UK and Irish distributor for Embed, has been chosen to supply Embed’s cashless system into Genting’s Vortex Gaming – a... > Read More


BNAE Installs Second Cashless System into Derby Bowl

BNAE division BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions, the exclusive UK and Irish distributor for Embed, has completed a second full cashless installation using award-winning Embed SMART TOUCH READERS,... > Read More


Cruisn’ Blast – Driving Sales into a New Era

Cruis’n Blast is the latest in the legendary Cruis’n series of driving games debuted in the ‘90s with the arcade smash Cruis’n USA. This thrilled players with its amazing 3D... > Read More

BNAE Cruisn Blast

Here Come the Girls!

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. Is reporting phenomenal interest in its range of Super Girls DC Comics plush characters. Featuring Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn, Supergirl, Catwoman... > Read More

BNAE Supergirl Plush

Order Your Prizes Online with BNAE’s New-Look Site

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd has upgraded its online prize-ordering catalogue online, with stock availability feature. The service allows customers to register their account online and place... > Read More

BNAE Completes Landmark Embed Installation at Southampton Bowl

BNAE division BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions, the exclusive UK and Irish distributor for Embed, has completed a full cashless installation using award-winning Embed SMART TOUCH READERS, which are... > Read More

New DC Comics Pusher Unveiled by BNAE #EAGLIVE

There is a plethora of new and tested/proven products on the BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe stand at EAG (#630), including a new four-player DC Comics themed, “closed loop” ticket pusher,... > Read More

BNAE Ready for the New Pound Coin at EAG/VAE

BANDAI NAMCO’s incredible range of new games will all be fitted with coin-mechs compatible with the new pound coin, which will be introduced in March 2017. “Operators can rest assured... > Read More

Andy Thorne Joins BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions

The newly-formed BANDAI NAMCO Management Solutions welcomed Andy Thorne to the team from 1st January 2017, to the role of field-based installation engineer. Andy will work predominantly on the... > Read More

Excellent IAPAA for BNAE – thanks to Inspirational Product Line-Up

The BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd team is upbeat following an excellent IAAPA, which attracted large crowds to the stand. “This was one of the best IAAPA shows of recent years,”... > Read More


PAC-MAN Smash Slimline has a simplified mechanism but with the same PAC-MAN branding, playfield and PAC-MAN sound effects as the hugely successful PAC-MAN Smash full-siize. “PAC-MAN Smash has... > Read More

BANDAI NAMCO Named Exclusive Distributor for Embed Products in UK & Ireland

Embed signs an exclusive agreement with BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd to distribute Embed products in the UK and Ireland. The agreement expands on the long-standing relationship between the two... > Read More

BANDAI NAMCO will Smash it at ACOS

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd and Brent Electronic will share a stand at ACOS showing a small selection of their market-leading range of products for the amusement sector. PAC-MAN Smash Slimline... > Read More

New Stage for STAR WARS™: BATTLE POD™ launched

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. has launched a new stage to its hit game Star Wars™: Battle Pod™ based on the latest film instalment Star Wars: The Force... > Read More

ACOS Returns To Chelsea For Third Fixture

October 12-13th 2016 will mark the return of The Autumn Coin-Op Show to Chelsea Football Club for its third outing. Although a comparatively young event, the two day show has already established... > Read More

DC Comics – The Toy of the Year

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. is enjoying a blockbuster summer thanks to its DC Comics branded plush, which has proved to be a massive hit with arcades. The first production sold out... > Read More

Gail in Crossy Channel Challenge!

Gail, wife of BANDAI NAMCO’s John Crompton is embarking on an epic bid to swim the English Channel as part of an all-women team, in order to raise money for the Alzheimer’s... > Read More

BANDAI NAMCO Celebrates 40 Years of Aardman

Aardman Animations, creator of the iconic Shaun the Sheep character, has its 40th anniversary this year. BANDAI NAMCO Prize Division is marking the occasion with the introduction of a special... > Read More

Incredible Array of New Games from BANDAI NAMCO at IAAPA

Big hitters from the BANDAI NAMCO stable joined the finest offerings from third party partners to provide a one-stop shop for operators at IAAPA. For the first time ever BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe... > Read More

Star Wars™: Battle Pod™ / Flat Screen Edition

BANDAI NAMCO is now releasing its hit game Star Wars™: Battle Pod™ / Standard Edition in a stylish flat screen version. This edition features a 42-inch LCD monitor rendered with... > Read More

Jurassic Park is a Roaring Success for the UK Market.

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd has noted that video has had a strong year so far and has performed particularly well with coastal operators so far. “Our customers are reporting that... > Read More

BANDAI NAMCO: The Winning Choice for Coin Cups

Coin Cups are a necessity for arcades but they are also a significant expense. Operators can save money by choosing paper cups from BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd. “Paper cups can be half... > Read More

James Anderson appointed Sales and Commercial Director of BANDAI NAMCO

James Anderson has been appointed as Sales & Commercial Director of BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Limited. In announcing the news, Managing Director John McKenzie explained that James was an... > Read More

Brennan and BANDAI NAMCO Say Farewell After 12 Years

BANDAI NAMCO Commercial Director John Brennan will leave this month after 12 years with the company. John is looking to pursue new opportunities and is keen to remain in the industry. “It is... > Read More

Jurassic Park is a Roaring Success

Jurassic Park from Raw Thrills and distributed by Bandai Namco Amusement Ltd is proving to be a monster hit in UK arcades. Andrew Bailey from Clacton on Sea, believes “ the game has... > Read More

EAG Line-up from Namco – The Future in Your Hands

Brent/Namco will show a total of 28 top-earning machines at EAG in 2014. The ‘Future in your Hands’ range of games include 12 brand new titles which make their EAG debut, 11 of which will... > Read More

European Unveiling of Star Wars Battle Pod at EAG

The Bandai Namco Amusement Europe Ltd stand boasted some of the biggest film franchise licences in the world at this year’s EAG show – including the eagerly awaited Star Wars Battle... > Read More

Lost Land of Adventure – Industry First at EAG

The latest version of Lost Land of Adventure attracted many new fans at the EAG show at Excel in London. The game offers a truly immersive player experience enhanced by a first in the industry of a... > Read More

Brent Electronic updates Bowlplex Redemption System

Leading UK bowling operator Bowlplex has commissioned Brent Electronic to replace its existing redemption system in three of its sites, with market-leading equipment from Deltronic and... > Read More

BANDAI NAMCO to Distribute Adrenaline Amusements

BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Europe Ltd has signed an exclusive deal to distribute games for leading Canadian manufacturer Adrenaline Amusements throughout Europe, and the CIS. “Adrenaline... > Read More

Sink the Ship Wins Best Game Award at Dublin Show

Sink the Ship, the thrilling new redemption game from Bandai Namco was awarded the best game prize at the Dublin show last week. In this game, players use a joystick to control a helicopter, which... > Read More

A Home Run For Bandai Namco Prize Division - EAG 2015

A HOME RUN FOR BANDAI NAMCO PRIZE DIVISION   The team at Bandai Namco Prize Division is thrilled with the response from customers and visitors to last week’s EAG at Excel in... > Read More

Shaun the Sheep is the best ever BBC kids' character says poll

Shaun the Sheep is the best ever BBC kids’ character says poll   In a poll conducted by the Radio Times magazine, Shaun the Sheep beat off competition from heavyweights such as... > Read More

NAM-GEAR Smart Phones Just Got Smarter

NAM-GEAR Smart Phone Just Got Smarter   Bandai Namco Prize Europe has upgraded its popular smart phones to feature not only high-speed 3G technology, but also a Dual Core processor and the... > Read More