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.