Video games were originally invented by the military as a way to teach men and women in uniform which color of ghost is safe to eat and how to effectively leap over barrels. Prepare for combat with today's Groupon for admission to 1984 Arcade, located downtown on Walnut Street. Choose between two options:
- For $25, you get an unlimited one-month pass (an $80 value).
- For $10, you get a one-day pass for four people (a $20 value).
1984 Arcade facilitates immersive button-mashing nostalgia with more than 50 authentic video-game consoles scattered throughout an '80s-focused house of fun. Once through the door, gamers can challenge themselves to rare classics such as Donkey Kong, Galaga, Gravitar, Space Invaders, Asteroids, Missile Command, Tron, Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, and Great Uncle Pac-Man. To keep amusement connoisseurs happy, the arcade regularly swaps its games for new ones, bringing fresh entertainment and new opportunities to overthrow an annoying high score. Lounge chairs and refreshments for purchase offer brief respite between reminiscent bouts of spaceship annihilation.