Japanese Arcade Chain Round 1 Opening New Locations in PA, NY, More

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Round 1, the Japanese bowling and arcade chain, is opening up several new locations in the United States.

The new locations for the arcade chain (via あーぢ) will include: Sun Valley, California; Southwest, Colorado; Grapevine, Texas; Exton, Pennsylvania; Broadway Mall, New York; and Stonecrest, Georgia.

The time frame for each location to open shop ranges from May of this year (for Grapevine, Texas) to spring of next year for the Exton, PA location.

Round 1 is known for offering the latest Japanese arcade games via location tests, with their current USA offerings including:

  • GrooveCoaster 3 from Japan (Beginning of April)
    All locations
  • Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
    March: Puente Hills, Arlington Parks, Southcenter Mall, Eastridge Mall, Silver City Galleria
    April: All other locations
  • Nesica Cross Live from Japan (End of March)
    All locations
  • Ghostbusters (Middle of March)
    All locations
  • Disney Tsum Tsum (Beginning of April)
    Puente Hills Mall, Lakewood Mall, Southcenter Mall, Eastridge Mall, Main Place Mall
  • Gunslinger Stratos 2 (Now Available)
    Puente Hills, San Jose and Seattle

Have you guys frequented a Round 1 arcade before here in the ‘States? Are you excited to see the new locations in the tri-state area? Sound off in the comments below!


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