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The Best Retro Arcade Machines

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November 11, 2020

Overtime, Arcade machines have had a large impact on the gaming console community being inspiration for multiple major gaming devices such as the Nintendo DS. An Arcade machine was once the main source of entertainment changing the gaming world forever with different games and additions to the Arcade.

In this blog, we will be listing the best arcade machines ever created and going in detail why they were the best arcade.


Cabinet Arcade Console

The Full-Size Cabinet Arcade Console of the Imaginative Arcades is essentially the closest thing to a portable arcade machine. This Arcade can load over 3,500 games, which includes Mortal Kombat, Moonwalker and Robotron. When you get tired of standing, this Arcade Machine can be accompanied with a pair of bar stools.

It is a completely commercial grade cabinet with four Sanwa joysticks and a tempered glass covered 32-inch screen, meaning that you get plenty of room for friends to play with. The arcade machine includes high quality controls that you can expect from a premium machine.


Chicago Gaming Arcade Legends 3 

What most gamers would like to see on a commercial arcade machine is the button and joystick configuration for hitting those golf balls, it also has a trackball. This computer does everything when it comes to making a machine that is complete with various features to do a bit of everything, this arcade machine trumps everything by far.

For several years now, Chicago Gaming has been making these Arcade Legends full-size cabinets. The Chicago Gaming Arcade Legends 3 is a full-sized, professionally graded arcade cabinet with a 24-inch LCD display and 165 games.


Arcade1UP Galaga Arcade 

This Arcade stands at 19inches tall with a trim model or sometimes standing under 46 inches tall including a hefty riser, boosting 61.8 inches tall. The main features are both classic Galaga and Galaxian arcade games along with original artwork located on the cabinet.


New Wave Toys Dragon’s Lair Replicade 

 The huge arcade cabinets are amazing if you have extra space within your room, if so then you can get the fun and enjoyment needed from the old school arcade cabinet. This replicade arcade measures 1/6 of the 1982 Dragon’s lair arcade machine, which has a pint-sized display screen measured at 4.2-inch display.

It also contains a battery and built-in microphones, so there’s nothing else you need to enjoy the games. An external usb controller can be used and connected to a TV for a permanent set up, allowing you to have a fun and stylish console.

This Arcade machine was on of the most popular, attracting attention from all directions and filling peoples mind with excitement.


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