Illinois October 11, 2018
There Are More Than 800 Video Games At This Retro 80s-Themed Arcade In Illinois
Whether you’re a child of the 1980s or just wish you were, there’s a themed arcade in Southern Illinois that will rock your socks off. This totally tubular attraction is an exciting adventure for young and old alike.
The best thing about this neat arcade is that you pay one price to enjoy all 800+ games. Check it out:
Back To The 80s Retro Arcade in Columbia, Illinois is a fabulous old-school attraction that will take you back more than three decades to the days of Duran Duran and The Breakfast Club. This gnarly video gaming oasis has been around since 2016, and it's a budget-friendly experience you won't want to miss.
Open four days each week, the arcade's hours are Thursday and Friday from 5 to 10 p.m. and well as Saturday and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m. Guests pay a flat rate to play as many games as they want.
On Thursdays and Fridays, guests can pay $10 for two hours of play, otherwise the cost is $15 for unlimited play all four days. On weekends, two people may play for just $25.
This retro, themed arcade is home to more than 800 games on more than 55 different machines. Whether you like racing, shooting, sports, or fighting games, you'll find much to enjoy here.
Specific games include Mortal Kombat, Crazy Climber, Donkey Kong, Samurai Showdown, King of Fighters, Vampire Hunter, Mario Bros Arcade, Pac-Man, and various themes of pinball. Check the website (link below) for a full list.
For those who would like to be a little more active, this themed arcade is also home to a Nerf Arena. Just bring your own Nerf gun and the arcade will provide everything else, including the amo. There is no extra charge to enjoy this unique attraction.
You could easily spend all afternoon at this exciting place. Keep your energy up by visiting the Game Time Bar and Grill for hot food and drinks. Menu items include pizza, chicken strips, tacos, mini corn dogs, mozzarella sticks, toasted ravioli, fries, and hot dogs.
Drink options include wine and beer.
Back To The 80s Arcade is located at 8719 Hanover Industrial Dr., Columbia, IL 62236, and you can learn more on its
website or Facebook page.
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If you’ve ever been to this themed arcade, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.