Retro Revival!

Currently there is a growing Worldwide re-interest in the Arcade Culture… the Unique ‘Actual Experience’ of the enjoyment of playing actual games in such iconic and emotive surroundings is proving to be the new ‘in’ experience, it is a deep rooted retro popularity!


With new titles in development such as Space Invaders Frenzy – based on the 1978 classic – by┬áRaw Thrills and Taito, along with the enduring popularity of the original incarnations of Pac-Man, Donkey Kong etc, it shows the creativity and vision of the original developers that several generations continue to enjoy such titles.

Of course, from Mario’s first steps in Donkey Kong, for example, many classic have undergone multiple releases on the multitude of platforms that have been developed for in-home gaming since the original arcade game cabinets were rolled out in the late 1970s/early 1980s but rather than diminish the interest in the original games, the home console market appears to have kept the flame alive and present-day gamers are becoming increasingly keen to rediscover the original arcade video gaming experience.

At Fletcher’s Arcade, we are constantly on the lookout for the very best in retro video arcade games and look forward to welcoming many more generation of gamers to experience authentic arcade gaming whilst discovering, or rediscovering, the classic titles of the past.