Raw Thrills & Betson Enterprises Announce China Location Opening

Screen Shot 2015-09-24 at 1.15.36 PMThe renowned game development studio of Raw Thrills and Betson Enterprises, the largest world-wide distributor of coin operated equipment, today announced a joint office between the two companies with the opening of a full service branch office located in Guangzhou, China. Full Story

Wisconsin Badgers Play Big Buck Hunter Before Rose Bowl

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Wisconsin and Oregon met the Rose Bowl media on Wednesday at the Marriott Los Angeles Downtown. There, as they do leading up to any game during the season, the Badgers and Ducks fielded reporters’ questions. The crowd was bigger, though, considering this is the Granddaddy of Them All. Oh, and there was also some fun, with the players taking their turns on Big Buck Hunter. Full Story

Superbikes 2™ features Dubai track

Raw Thrills is proud and excited to feature Dubai as a race course in the new blockbuster racing game SuperBikes 2™!

Raw Thrills first considered Dubai as a setting following a suggestion from Prakash Vivekanand of Amusement Services International at 2009’s IAAPA Show. Prakash explained the growth and energy of Dubai and encouraged further study.

Dubai – a crossroads of traditional Islamic and Arab culture and modern World dynamism – is energetic, young, and high-octane. Home to the largest collections of Superbikes and Supercars in the world, Dubai is no stranger to the sight of tricked-out rides and exotics cruising the skyscraper canyon of Sheikh Zayed Road.

Featuring the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, the enchanting Palm Islands, and the non-stop urban energy of downtown, Dubai is a natural setting for this larger-than-life racing adventure.

In preparation for this unprecedented undertaking, Raw Thrills sent a team of HD artists and 3D data technicians to Dubai to capture the architecture, layout, and city life so they could best represent the vibrancy of the Emirate. This research culminated in the SuperBIkes 2™ Dubai fantasy race course, a hyper-realistic joyride through the glowing, brightly-lit Dubai night.

In addition to the picturesque Burj Al Arab hotel, and the dazzling glow of skyscrapers, some knowing references to the ongoing construction and development are included. The race course at one point breaks into a construction site, forcing the racers to navigate between welding torches, cranes, and bulldozers.

“Of all the incredible tracks in SuperBikes 2™, Dubai stands out,” says famed game designer Eugene Jarvis. “It captures exactly the vibe and feel of a hot, exciting race under the evening sky. Who wouldn’t want to burn through Doha Road with some friends to see who’s the SuperBikes 2™ king of the night?”

SuperBikes 2™ Copyright 2010 Raw Thrills, Inc.

Alex Derhohannesian Wins the 2010 Big Buck Safari® World Championship

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The 2010 Big Buck Safari® World Championship finished with a bang on Saturday night. Players from across the country and even Australia competed for the prestigious honor of being called the Big Buck Safari World Champion. The players this year were introduced to the brand new Big Buck World which combines Big Buck Hunter Pro Open Season and Big Buck Safari into the same game. It also includes an upgrade to Big Buck Safari called Big Buck Safari Outback with 3 brand new animal adventures from Australia, India, and Africa. The players competed on a mix of new and original animals. Read Full Story here.

 

Big Buck Hunter® Pro World Championship

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The 2010 Big Buck Hunter® Pro World Championship had a happy ending for one and an almost repeat for another on Saturday night. Players from across the country and even Australia competed for the prestigious honor of being called the Big Buck Hunter Pro World Champion. The players this year were introduced to the brand new Big Buck World which combines Big Buck Hunter Pro Open Season and Big Buck Safari into the same game. It also includes an upgrade to Big Buck Safari called Big Buck Safari Outback with 3 brand new animal adventures from Australia, India, and Africa. Watch the FULL STORY here.