From Pong to Pinball to Tetris and Pac-Man, arcade games are pillars of pop culture but it’s getting harder and harder to find a kiosk to play. Fortunately, some fantastic places continue to live the world of old video games and will satisfy your desire to gamer. DGS introduces you to the most incredible arcades in the world.
1. The Sega Club in Tokyo, Japan
Sega gaming giant has multiple arcades around the world, and this one in Tokyo’s Akihabara district is the largest. It has six floors of non-stop games with classics like Tekken and Virtua Fighter .
2. Funspot in Laconia, New Hampshire, United States
The Guinness Book of Records has named Fun spot as the largest shopping arcade in the world in 2008. It has literally hundreds of games and is dedicated to preserving classic games for arcade fans.
3. Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Opened in 2009, the Pinball Hall of Fame is the Vegas attraction that has acquired vintage pinball machines from the 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond. It currently has a collection of about 150 machines, you can go for a virtual tour here .
4. Barcade in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Barcade prides itself on two things: providing delicious craft beer and classic video games. The first site opened in 2004 in the notoriously hippie district of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. There are now three other places in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The games on offer include Donkey Kong , Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more, the full list is available here .
5. Joypolis in Tokyo, Japan
More than a simple arcade, Joypolis is essentially a theme park. Once you’re done with bumper cars and roller coasters, check out their countless arcade games.
6. BAR-Button in Tokyo, Japan
The walls of this bar are filled with video games and vintage sets, including old school game consoles.
7. The 1up in Denver, Colorado, United States
The 1up has more than 45 games in its basement. In addition to that, he serves beer, food, and plays music on the jukebox. You can find a complete list of available games, from Mortal Kombat to Mario Bros , here .
8. King of Kong in Orlando, Florida, United States
Mitchell opened an arcade called Kong King at Orlando International Airport. This name is reminiscent of the famous movie The King of Kong .