PODCAST UPDATE : Gameroom Junkies #57 – Stern Pinball & IAAPA 2015 Roundup
Gameroom Junkies recently released a new stream of its podcast talking arcade games and an interview with Gary Stern from Stern Pinball.
Everybody who is anybody in the amusement industry makes a point to attend the annual International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA 2015) Expo each year, which is why your favorite podcast hosts made a trip down to Orlando, Florida for this year’s event! As far as coin-op gaming goes, exhibitors included Raw Thrills, SEGA, Jersey Jack Pinball, Bandai Namco, ICE, and more. Come along with us as we recount our time spent playing the all the newest arcade and pinball machines the industry has to offer.
On the IAAPA 2015 show floor, the executive vice president of Bandai Namco amusements steps up to the mic to tell us about the new Galaga Assault redemtion game, the world’s largest Pac-Man machine, and how the Star Wars: Battle Pod is continuing to gain popularity. After that we speak to a representative for Adrenaline Amusements about how your favorite mobile games equal big fun in an arcade environment. Lastly, before we traveled to Orlando, we had the opportunity to interview CEO and founder of Stern Pinball, Gary Stern, about what the world’s largest pinball manufacturer is up to and to learn more about their newest title, Game of Thrones.