Sega Opens New Arcade Center in Ikebukuro on October 22 – News

Firm closed Sega Ikebukuro GiGO arcade on September 20 after 28 years

Genda Sega Leisure president Nao Kataoka confirmed on Saturday that Sega will open a brand new arcade middle in Ikebukuro on October 22. Kataoka said the opening shall be “quantity 1” of an “Ikebukuro Undertaking,” and Sega will announce volumes 2 and three of the challenge quickly.

The brand new arcade middle could have 5 flooring and can characteristic crane video games, video video games, and a café. The brand new constructing is throughout the road from the now-closed Sega Ikebukuro GiGO arcade.

Sega completely closed its Sega Ikebukuro GiGO arcade in Tokyo on September 20, after 28 years. Sega closed the arcade middle because the rental contract expired and the constructing will endure transforming.

The big-scale arcade middle opened in July 1993 beneath the title Ikebukuro GiGO, and was renamed Sega Ikebukuro GiGO in July 2013. The constructing contained eight flooring of arcade video games, crane video games, karaoke, photograph cubicles, and extra. The constructing additionally hosted a café and taiyaki stand that featured collaborations.

Sources: Sega Ikebukuro’s Twitter account, Nao Kataoka’s Twitter account, am-net’s Twitter account by way of Sport Yoridori Subcul Midori Park, Hachima Kikō

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