arcade game


Definition of arcade game 

: a usually coin-operated game designed for play at an amusement arcade

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The pool area also features fire pits, barbecue grills and doors that open up to a lounge area with a kitchen, a TV, air hockey, Skee-Ball and arcade games. Sarah Gish, kansascity, "Saltwater pool, gym, dog spa: Tour downtown KC's new Crossroads Westside Apartments," 27 June 2018 Over the past winter, the former Paradise Pier area of the 17-year-old theme park has been transformed into a mix of rides, restaurants, shops and arcade games inspired by characters from Disney Pixar films. Pam Kragen,, "Pixar Pier debuts Saturday at Disney California park," 22 June 2018 The night ended on a sweet note with dessert, live music and arcade games. Candace Jordan,, "Chicago White Sox debuts Beyond the Diamond fundraiser with Hall of Famers," 18 Apr. 2018 So, Sega, PlayStation, XBox, PC, and arcade game lovers, this one is for you. Nick Vadala,, "Video game history gets its day with 'Game Masters' exhibit at Franklin Institute," 28 Mar. 2018 The Wow Factory, 5891 Lyons Rd, Coconut Creek Families are invited to The Wow Factory, which offers arcade games, laser tag, a rock climbing wall and more, on their day off. Emily Bloch,, "Fireworks and game nights highlight July 4 festivities," 27 June 2018 Pinball, shuffleboard and other arcade games in the lower level of the Phoenician Athletic Club are free for guests. 6. Dawn Gilbertson, azcentral, "Phoenician resort makeover: The 6 coolest new features," 11 July 2018 In addition to the 100-plus rides, arcade games, shops, and eateries, the boardwalk spot will also host an array of special activities in celebration of Easter. Grace Dickinson,, "Where to celebrate Easter with the family in Philadelphia this year," 22 Mar. 2018 In addition, the properties offer ropes courses, climbing walls, miniature golf and arcade games (all of these have additional fees). New York Times, "Looking for a Weekend Escape? Here Are 5 Family-Friendly Options," 6 July 2018

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1960, in the meaning defined above

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