Round One Entertainment

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Round One Entertainment Inc.
Native name
ラウンドワン
Traded asTYO: 4680
Headquarters,
Websiteround1.co.jp
round1usa.com

Round One Entertainment Inc. (Japanese: ラウンドワン, Hepburn: Raundo Wan) [2] (Stylized as ROUND1) is a Japan-based amusement store chain. The amusement centers offer a variety of bowling, karaoke, video game arcade cabinets and redemption games, billiards, darts, and ping pong while serving a variety of food and beverages.[3] There is a larger version of their store known in Japan known as SpoCha, abbreviated for Sports Challenge, that offers a variety of items and indoor/outdoor activities such as batting cages, basketball, volleyball, tennis, futsal, driving range, etc.[4]

In the U.S., there are currently stores open in California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington, New York, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, Utah, New Mexico, and Wisconsin. More locations are planned to open in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Virginia.[5][6] Currently, Round 1 plans to expand at a rate of 10 stores per year.[7][1][8][9]

Outlet in the Exton Square Mall which opened in December 2016

Arcade games[edit]

Round One locations in the United States offer many exclusive Japanese arcade games. These include beatmania IIDX 26: Rootage, Sound Voltex V: VIVID WAVE, Groove Coaster, and Initial D Arcade Stage 8. They also exclusively offer the special 20th anniversary golden cabinet for Dance Dance Revolution A20.[10] Round One and Dave & Buster's are the only two entertainment centers in the United States that have e-AMUSEMENT, an online service integrated into some Konami arcade games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "【ラウンドワン】ご指定のページは見つかりませんでした。". www.round1.co.jp.
  2. ^ "Company info".
  3. ^ "Round One Entertainment Inc. | Round1 Is A State-of-the-art Entertainment Company Offering Fun The Whole Family Can Enjoy". www.round1usa.com.
  4. ^ "【ラウンドワン】スポッチャ". www.round1.co.jp. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  5. ^ "【ラウンドワン】出店計画". www.round1.co.jp. Retrieved 2016-09-22.
  6. ^ "ROUND1 Real Estate Information". www.round1usa.com. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  7. ^ "Round One Entertainment Inc. | Round1 Is A State-of-the-art Entertainment Company Offering Fun The Whole Family Can Enjoy". www.round1usa.com.
  8. ^ "Inside Michigan's first Round 1 Bowling and Amusement at Great Lakes Crossing - The Oakland Press Media Center".
  9. ^ "Bowling alley, karaoke, and arcade coming to Northwoods Mall". WCSC. Retrieved 2019-08-06.
  10. ^ "ARCADE GAMES".

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