Arcade1Up review: A childhood dream in a compact package

March 04, 2020

Arcade1Up review: A childhood dream in a compact package

When I was a kid, I always thought that owning an arcade cabinet was a sign that you've made it. Having a large appliance solely dedicated to playing games meant you had enough disposable income to afford such an unnecessary (but fun!) toy, and enough space to house such a cumbersome object.

Arcade1Up is looking to change that equation. Instead of a massive, expensive cabinet, it sells a smaller, but faithfully reproduced, arcade cabinet with your favorite games pre-installed — for cheap. It looks nice and, at $299, could be the gaming centerpiece you never realized you wanted.

 

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