arcade game


Definition of arcade game

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

Examples of arcade game in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The sanitizer stations, operated by a foot pedal, have quickly become the arcade game maker’s top-selling product. USA TODAY, "Bull riding, Whac-a-Mole, prisoner release: News from around our 50 states," 14 July 2020 Apart from technical and cultural compatibility, the fog-gaming concept could be a business lifeline for arcades and arcade game-makers who are struggling under coronavirus quarantine rules. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "How Sega hopes to use Japanese arcades as streaming data centers," 4 June 2020 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County Santa Monica’s three-mile sandy shore is split by the city’s historic pier, home to amusement park rides, a Ferris wheel, a vintage carousel, arcade games, eateries, fishing, and more. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Beaches in Southern California," 31 May 2020 The policy also forbids outdoor restaurants from having a dance floor, arcade games, dart boards, or any other outdoor game and from hosting live music. Madison Dibble, Washington Examiner, "'Help us' Kevin Bacon: Washington DC bans dancing at outdoor bars because of coronavirus," 28 May 2020 Free online games Get our free daily crossword puzzle, sudoku, word search and arcade games in our new game center at OPINION — Newsom has been the leader California needs during coronavirus. Los Angeles Times, "Newsletter: Coronavirus hits the White House ranks," 11 May 2020 The rest of the space is full of very fun vintage arcade games and has a graphic rug from FLOR. Christiane Lemieux, House Beautiful, "A Cozy Berkeley Home With a Truly Unbelievable Concrete Fireplace," 6 Mar. 2020 On a frosty Monday afternoon, Mr. Schwartz had sneaked away from publicity rounds for an hour of arcade games at Barcade in the East Village of Manhattan. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, "Ben Schwartz, the Voice of ‘Sonic the Hedgehog,’ Hits the Arcade," 14 Feb. 2020 The hottest rhythm arcade game requires at least four legs and is called Prance Prance Revolution. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "Onward film review: Pixar rolls a 20, nails homage to D&D-styled adventure," 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of arcade game

1960, in the meaning defined above

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25 Jul 2020

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“Arcade game.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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