Innovative leisure courtesy of the Arcade Museum. The reverse side explains the coolness for contemporary business operators; the arcade distributor it was addressed to appears to still be in business! Clearly, they bought ten of these babies and knew what to do with 'em. [Thanks, #8384!]
Changing technology made it a legend, then gentrification killed it. But Chinatown Fair, Manhattan’s legendary video arcade, is open to players again in a new location. The Lost Arcade is a forthcoming documentary about a place best summed up in the line: “of course the best players went there. It was the only place still […]
Polygon’s Willie Clark finds out what it’s like to operate a video arcade in an age of pocket supercomputers, of Dave and Buster, of booming rents. “There really is an obsolescence factor with these things,” Horne says. “There’s going to come a point where they’re just going to get more and more rare.” That just […]
Pac-Man’s creator Toru Iwatani shows his original notebook sketches from the iconic arcade game that turned 35 this year.
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