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Penny Arcade

Posted By Alex Belth On January 17, 2013 @ 1:06 pm In 1: Featured,Arts and Culture,Pop Culture | Comments Disabled

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Over at Kottke [2], I saw this story by Laura June on the life and death of the American arcade [3].

Man, this brings back memories. I was nine-years old in 1980 so I remember all these games–Space Invaders, Asteroids, Galaxian, Defender, Pac-Man, Donkey Kong–being a big deal.

Centipede was my favorite.

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Check it out.

[Photo Credit: Retronaut [5]]


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[2] Kottke: http://kottke.org/13/01/the-life-and-death-of-the-american-arcade

[3] by Laura June on the life and death of the American arcade: http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/16/3740422/the-life-and-death-of-the-american-arcade-for-amusement-only

[4] Image: http://www.bronxbanterblog.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/centipede-cabinet.jpg

[5] Retronaut: http://www.retronaut.com/2011/05/80s-video-game-arcades/

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