Games2U is a franchise for a mobile entertainment business. It was founded in 2007 and started franchising in 2008.
It’s a van and a truck that carries games to different events such kids parties, birthday parties, teen parties, summer camps, graduation parties, customer and employee appreciation, company parties, church fundraisers, school fundraisers, festivals and carnivals, charity events, bar and bat mitzvahs, community events, and corporate team buildings. They have been featured in the Rachael Ray show, The Wall Street Journal, Inc., FORTUNE, Entrepreneur, and FOX Business. They have been successful the past years and they now have 53 locations all over the United States.
What games do they have?
For Video Game Parties, they have the most updated games such as Madden Football, Call of Duty, and Guitar Hero and kids get to play it on huge plasma screens. They even add a surround sound system, fog machines and laser light effects that kids would really enjoy the experience.
They also have laser tags that can be played in the backyard or a front lawn which is good for all ages from eight and up. They include battlefields and obstacles to make it even more fun. Another option is the giant hamster balls and you can hire more than one to encourage competitions. You can even rent the U:BOT which is a 7 foot tall robot that you can climb into and control with joysticks from the inside. It has laser sounds, a fog machine and even a voice synthesizer. They have the U:LAUNCHER that can be used to launch anything up to as far as 90 yards. They also have The Toss-N-Fly which is exclusive to them. Another is the Foam Machine Party and Gyroscope. The AV Cart is also interesting as it can be used to project a video game, movie, karaoke, presentations, or anything you can think of, to a large wall, side of a house or even a building. This comes with a fog machine and amplifiers. Imagine having a 4D theatre all to yourselves at your own event right at your own backyard. This is complete with the electronic glasses and moving seats. Some add-ons that you can choose are the candy cannon, photo booth, and the satellite TV.
Costs and requirements on running a Games2U franchise
You need to have a total liquid asset of at least $70,000. Expect to be investing about $107,000 to $215,000. Franchise fee is $35,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. This business can be run from home. They do not allow absentee ownership.
What is included in the franchise package?
There will be a comprehensive training and you will be receiving an operations manual, and a marketing manual. You would also have access to an online media library which includes the downloadable marketing materials such as letterheads, envelopes, door hangers, posters, and the like. It also give you access to the G2UWare that helps you in scheduling, credit card management, operational reports, and training videos. You will also receive assistance before the grand opening which includes school promotions, local business events, posters, flyers, and inserts.
Games2U Contact Details
You may reach them at:
Address: 4417 Hudson Bend Rd. Austin, Texas 78734