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This section contains the latest monthly news, including archives of previous events.

FEBRUARY 2003 Arrival of the latest 3 plarer multi-player machine SUNNY STREAK, featuring Fun Harbour music.

JANUARY 2003 Arrival of the latest Japanese Dancing Machine DDR Extreme (8th mix)

AUGUST 2002     Arrival of one of the first Dancing Stage Euromix 2  machines to arrive.

APRIL 2002         Arrival of the imported DDR MAX 2 machine ( The only one in Europe)

FEBRUARY 2002 Arrival of the imported DDR MAX - another first

JANUARY 2002 - Party Time 3 player (10p version) arrives - along with Fighting Mania.

DECEMBER 2001 - DDR 3rd mix becomes 4th mix plus and 5th mix ( alternately)

SEPTEMBER 2001 Arrival of DDR 3rd Mix (Korean version 2) - Unseen in the UK before now.

AUGUST  2001  Arrival of the BRAND NEW Dancing Machine - Dancing Stage Euromix

MAY 2001            Arrival of the famous Bob the Builder Kiddie Ride. Also Tuppenny Nudger Classic 3 player Multiplayer machine arrives.

EASTER 2001       Bob The Builder arrives on the Prize Shop in form of Toy Characters, and Beanie Plush. 

JANUARY 2001    Arrival of newly extended All Cash adult gaming room fearturing 25 casino slots, high 92% payouts, change machines, luxurious surroundings and free                     refreshments to players. The next best thing to Vegas. Machines including PARTY TIME MULTI PLAYER and lots more. SIlent Scope 2 is back.

DECEMBER 2000    Arrival of KART FURY by Midway, real Indy KART racing for two players. The only one in Wales at the time. Also Sega 18 Wheeler arrives.

AUGUST 2000        Arrival of Pokemon Gym Heroes Cards.  Available at Fun Harbour.  We also now have the Theme Decks for the Gym Heroes cards. Fossil Cards can now be won on the new Sports Arena machine.  Theme Decks and TY Beanie Babies can be won on the new Time Buster machine. Play the new Impulse , Apache and GoldMine machines.

JULY 2000         Arrival of SEGA Jambo Safari - The first and only one on Barry Island. Also Sega Rally 2 returns after a winter break. Time Crisis 2 is back. South Park pinball makes a debut.  Also Pokemon Fossil sets now available at Prize Redemption Centre. The Drill O Matic arrives - see it to believe it.  Win TY Beanies and Pokemon Cards.

JUNE 2000        House of the dead gets brand new clicking guns. The only one on Barry Island with guns                             like these.  You can really feel the shots.  Prize Redemption Centre sees arrival of   Pokemon Trading Cards , Starter Sets and Theme Decks.  Everyone goes Pokemon   mad. Silent Scope 2 arrives.

MAY 2000          First Virtua Striker 2 version 2000 for Barry Island

MARCH 2000    First Arcade to offer Genuine Pokemon merchandise in crane machines.

JANUARY2000  Arrival of CRISIS ZONE - The first   and only   one  on Barry island.                                  

DECEMBER 1999    Arrival of VIRTUA TENNIS - The first and only one on Barry    Island.                                     

DECEMBER 1999    OUR GRAND XMAS PRIZE DRAW  and KEYS TO  FORTUNE  TOOK   PLACE.. Over 30 prizes were given away on the day.Check out the Xmas Prize  Draw section for pictures of winners or click here.

SEPTEMBER 1999   Arrival of SILENT SCOPE - The first and only one on Barry Island.Sniper shooting as  you've never  seen it.

AUGUST  1999          Joint opening of the CASINO AREA and Deluxe Prize Bingo Lounge.

JULY 1999                 STEVE DAVIES IS FUN HARBOUR PINBALL   CHAMPION  for   the year 1999. He takes away away a top trophy.. Click here for details.                          

APRIL 1999               First and only SEGA RALLY 2 for Barry Island. Also the arrival  of House of the Dead 2. and STAR  WARS ARCADE TRILOGY.

DECEMBER 1998    First and only Time Crisis 2 for Barry Island.

AUGUST 1998         Opening of our Grand Prize Redemption Centre  where points  make prizes.

JANUARY 1998       Fun Harbour Indy 500 competition. Mat Thomas  wins the Indy 500 T-shirt and Nic Powell wins the   Baseball Cap.

DECEMBER 1997   The first and only Virtua Striker 2 and Lost World to arrive on Barry Island.  Brand new                                      Tekken 3 also arrives.  These are all firsts.

APRIL 1997             First and only Sega SCUD RACE on Barry Island. Alpine Racer 2 arrives also.  50" Police                                     Trainer makes it's debut also.