SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GameWorks, a national chain that offers families a premiere entertainment experience in a safe and welcoming environment, is opening November 22 at The Gateway in Salt Lake City!
This latest GameWorks location will be all about playing games, featuring everything from classic arcade and cutting-edge video games, to a brand new eSports Gaming Center. With over 40 huge HD flat screen TVs, GameWorks is also the ideal place to catch the latest sports games and cheer on all your favorite teams. Anyone looking to have a good time will be certain to find it at GameWorks.
The arcade will occupy approximately 25,000 square feet on the second floor on the north end of The Gateway across from the famous Gateway fountain. The massive arcade floor will be full of non-stop action with more than 100 arcade and video games, including arcade classics such as Air Hockey and Pinball, and the latest high-tech redemption and video games including Pac-Man Smash, Wizard of Oz, Galactica and Dark Escape 4D. Arcade enthusiasts might even win an Xbox or other great prizes in the retail redemption center.
The new attraction will also feature GameWorks' new eSports Gaming Center, a serious gamer's dream come true.
"GameWorks will be THE destination for eSports action and competition, offering everything from local showcases to national tournaments and individual gaming action," said Greg Stevens, GameWorks CEO. "Whether you're looking for a casual new gaming experience or are already an accomplished gamer, we'll have something for you."
Stevens added, "And if you don't feel like playing games, sit back and watch the game in our large sports viewing area, featuring wall-to-wall coverage on high-definition TVs and crystal clear 10-foot projectors! Cheer on your favorite teams and watch the latest live events while enjoying a selection of the bar's special appetizer menu, including favorites such as Chicken Wings, handmade Chicken Tenders and Burger Sliders."
The GameWorks menu will also feature chef-inspired creations made with the freshest ingredients, including flavorful Tex Mex Rolls, cheesy Jalapeno Torpedoes, Balsamic Honey Glazed Chicken, succulent Baby Back Ribs, and Charbroiled Salmon, in addition to classic American cuisine.
"We are so excited that GameWorks is opening in time for the holidays," said Jan Brownstein, marketing director at The Gateway. "This cutting-edge gaming and entertainment facility joins attractions such as the Clark Planetarium, The Depot concert venue and the Megaplex Theaters, making The Gateway a shopping and entertainment destination perfect for the whole family."
The action begins Saturday, November 22 and the restaurant opens on Monday, November 24. "We've worked very hard to create an experience like no other in Salt Lake City," said Stevens. "You don't want to miss it!"
GameWorks offers a unique combination of food, games and sports for the whole family, with locations in Las Vegas, NV; Newport, KY; Ontario, CA; Schaumburg, IL; Seattle, WA; Tempe, AZ, and Chesapeake, VA. For more information, visit www.gameworks.com.
About The Gateway
Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, the Gateway, owned and operated by a subsidiary of Retail Properties of America, Inc. (RPAI), is a mixed use lifestyle center featuring national and local retail, restaurants, services and entertainment, plus office and residential. Attractions include the fountain at the Olympic Legacy Plaza, Megaplex at The Gateway, The Depot concert venue, Discovery Gateway Children's Museum and the Clark Planetarium and IMAX Theatre. The Gateway is also home to The Grand Hall, a restored 100-year-plus historical train depot. For more information about The Gateway retailers, visit www.shopthegateway.com.
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