About Us

About Us


Raw Thrills, Inc. was founded in 2001 to develop the finest arcade video game entertainment. The studio is led by veteran game designer Eugene Jarvis, whose credits include classic titles such as Defender™, Robotron:2084™, and the Cruis’n™ series of adventure driving games. From its debut hit The Fast and the Furious™, to the 2015 release Jurassic Park Arcade™, Raw Thrills strives to bring the player the ultimate arcade experience, while delivering consistent reliability and value.

In 2006, Raw Thrills merged with the renowned game development studio Play Mechanix, Inc. to create a new world leader in arcade video and video redemption games. Founded in 1995 by George Petro, a former designer for Midway Games, the Play Mechanix design team are the creators of the famed Big Buck Hunter™ series, Deal or No Deal™, Wheel of Fortune™, Terminator Salvation™, Aliens Armageddon™ and many others.

The combined strength of the two studios have produced an amazing lineup of games for 2015 including Batman™, SnoCross™, Super Cars™, SuperBikes 2™, Barrel of Monkeys™, Kung Fu Panda™, Aliens Armageddon™, and the incredible new Big Buck HD Wild™ and Jurassic Park Arcade™. Raw Thrills has achieved many accolades and awards from the entertainment industry, including the Best of Show Award (BOSA) 2015 award for Jurassic Park Arcade™, and Play Meter 2015 Players Choice award for Big Buck HD™. The company exports its line of video arcade and redemption games to over 60 countries throughout the world.

For more information contact info@rawthrills.com. For sales inquiries use: sales@rawthrills.com

Awards


2015 – Play Meter Players Choice Award – Big Buck HD™
2015 – The Stinger Report/BMI Gaming Best of Show Award (BOSA) Award – Jurassic Park Arcade™
2014 – CEC Entertainment (Chuck E. Cheese’s) – Vendor of the Year
2014 – Play Meter Operators Choice Award – Big Buck HD
2014 – AAMA Gold Sales Award – Batman
2014 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Aliens Armageddon
2014 – AIAS (Academy of the Interactive Arts and Sciences) Pioneer Award – Eugene Jarvis
2014 – The Stinger Report/BMI Gaming Silver Sales Award – Batman
2014 – The Stinger Report/BMI Gaming Bronze Sales Award – Monopoly
2013 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Big Buck HD
2013 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Winter X Games SnoCross
2013 – The Stinger Report/BMI Gaming Silver Sales Award – Winter X Games: SnoCross
2012 – Play Meter Operators Choice Award – Big Buck HD
2012 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Dirty Drivin’
2012 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Terminator Salvation
2012 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Super Bikes 2
2011 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – H2Overdrive
2011 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – Terminator Salvation
2011 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – Super Bikes 2
2011 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – The Fast and the Furious SuperCars
2010 – Play Meter Operators Choice Award – Terminator Salvation
2010 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – Terminator Salvation
2010 – AAMA Gold Sales Award – H2Overdrive
2009 – Play Meter Operators Choice Award – Big Buck Hunter Pro
2009 – New York AMOA Man of the Year – Eugene Jarvis
2009 – AAMA Gold Sales Award – Guitar Hero Arcade
2009 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – H2Overdrive
2008 – AAMA Gold Sales Award – Fast and Furious Superbikes
2008 – AAMA Silver Sales Award for The Fast and the Furious Drift
2007 – Play Meter Operators Choice Award – Big Buck Hunter Pro
2007 – AAMA Manufacturer of the Year
2007 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – The Fast and the Furious Drift
2007 – AAMA Gold Sales Award – Fast and the Furious Superbikes
2006 – AAMA Manufacturer of the Year
2006 – AAMA Platimun Sales Award – The Fast and the Furious
2006 – AAMA Platinum Sales Award – Fast and the Furious Superbikes
2005 – IGDA (International Game Developers Association) Lifetime Achievement Award – Eugene Jarvis
2005 – AAMA Diamond Sales Award – The Fast and the Furious
2005 – AAMA Silver Sales Award – Target Terror

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