The Stinger Report

Stinger Report looks at developing investment in entertainment

The Stinger Report: Entertainment: Developing Investment – Part 2 | #1065 Report Skinny In The Stinger Report #1065 – This issue covers in detail: . [BREAKING NEWS] Massive investment being made across the scene including some $100m in Rec Room and Virtuix raising over $14m along with other developments. 2. [TRENDING NEWS] Entertainment and cinema chains see new investment and lifelines to adapt to the new power struggles, with AMC and Hollywood Bowl seeing developments of their own. 3. [TRENDING NEWS] Mall-based entertainment also in upheaval with news regarding repurposing of…

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Millennium Dome with cable car – KWP

The Stinger Report overviews M&A, MR, VR, eSports and more

The Stinger Report: Embracing Entertainments Change – Part 2 | #1063 Report Skinny In The Stinger Report #1063 – This issue covers in detail: 1. Reflecting on the merger, acquisition and restructuring of the facility business, this first part of this report looks at the impact of the latest closure of Toys “R” Us, along with the new openings and developments from Cineplex and CJ CGV. 2. Developments in acquisition and control continue, with news of Mellors Group’s latest facility takeover. Meanwhile, another prominent UK seaside entertainment venue is acquired with the sale of Dreamland, along…

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Korean gamers

The cinemas now hiring out their screens to gamers

Eui Jeong Lee and three of her friends sit in an otherwise empty 200-seat cinema auditorium and play a video game on the giant screen. As Ms Lee blasts her gaming opponents with her wireless controller, the sound whips loudly around the dark room from the numerous cinema speakers. “The sound quality is particularly amazing,” says the 25-year-old student. “The sound of the gunshots is just so vivid, and when something flew directly at me from the screen I even screamed.” Ms Lee and her mates had hired the screen…

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