For our first look at the latest locations to open their doors around the world for this month of March, we have quite a few places to talk about. The explosion in FEC’s continues apace, especially in my neighborhood. It’s getting to the point where it has me a little concerned for how us small fries will fare against so many behemoths. But with so much to talk about, let’s get to it.
Lucky Strike Social (Chicago @ Wrigleyville, IL)
Since this location has been mentioned a few times on the site in conjunction with the launch of the new Daytona Championship USA Super Deluxe. Lucky Strike Social is a rapidly growing FEC that has a strong focus on eating, bowling and arcades. You can guess by the addition of the Super Deluxe that these venues have a cutting edge line-up of games. For the Wrigleyville location, it has an arcade featuring about 100 games, in addition to that Daytona they also have: Aerosmith pinball; Deadpool pinball; Guardians of the Galaxy pinball; Halo: Fireteam Raven (SDLX); Iron Maiden pinball; 4x Moto GP; Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Space Invaders Frenzy; Star Trek pinball (Vault Pro); Star Wars pinball (Pro); 4x Storm Racer G; The Munsters pinball; World’s Largest Pac-Man and more.
Galloping Ghost Pinball (Brookfield, IL)
Pinball is as Chicago as pizza pies and Chicago Dogs, but even though it’s not too difficult to come across such games in the area, there is always room for more. The Galloping Ghost Arcade has made a name for themselves in being the world’s largest video arcade; now they are making a move into pinball with the opening of GGP. This is located in a separate building from the video arcade, so keep that in mind if you’re just looking for pins. While the pinball selection is not quite