Throwing a retro party and don’t know where to start? Retro basically means in the past, so what means retro to you may mean something differently to others. In gaming, retro typically means the 80s when arcades became popular and hit the mainstream. “Video games were introduced in amusement arcades in the late 1970s and were most popular during the golden age of arcade video games, the early 1980s.” We carry both the 70s and 80s Retro Games that would fit any Retro Theme Party. Look no further for your Retro Game Ideas.
“Other opinions place this period’s beginning in the late 1970s, when color arcade games became more prevalent and video arcades themselves started appearing outside of their traditional bowling alley and bar locales, through to its ending in the mid-1980s. The golden age of arcade games largely coincided with, and partly fueled, the second generation of game consoles and the microcomputer revolution.”
Since Phoenix Amusements opened it’s door in 1959, starting off in the jukebox business, we’ve worked with the rental games that are the most popular, know the retro arcade games that have issues and know how to fix our own arcade equipment. Our Retro Classic Games are the most sought after for the classic retro party!