‘Retro arcades’ get an extra life with resurgence of nostalgia gaming

March 04, 2020

‘Retro arcades’ get an extra life with resurgence of nostalgia gaming

The sound of coins falling into a machine. The feel of a joystick and the clack of buttons being mashed. 1 player or 2 players, make your choice …

“Galaga,” “Asteroids,” “Centipede,” “Dragon’s Lair” …  No this isn’t the latest trailer for “Stranger Things” Season 3.

‘Retro Arcades’ are popping up all across the country, bringing us children of the 80s back to a simpler time. Days when we would run out of the house with our friends and head to the local arcade to spend our entire allowances trying to get the high score on “Pac-Man,” or finally pull off that elusive ‘Fatality’ in “Mortal Kombat.”

 

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