In the past, we’ve gone to great lengths to create guides that would help any potential entrepreneurs to build their arcade establishment without dying in the process. Opening up an arcade is no small feat, especially in this day and age, where the presence of traditional arcade businesses are all but extinct. Nevertheless, with the proper know-how, and a good measure of luck, getting initiated in this business is not only possible but profitable as well!
However, not everyone is keen on opening an arcade business; some people just want to collect machines. Heck, it’s even possible that most of you would-be buyers are simply looking for a cost-effective machine that can give you the best bang for your buck, and hill to fill out that last bit of space available in your game room. Unfortunately, those that are new to this world and don’t know what to look for in an arcade machine (either new or used) might have a really rough time finding a good deal. Furthermore, the possibility of getting scammed or buying overpriced products from unscrupulous merchants is a very real threat to the uninitiated.
For these reasons, we’ve decided to create a buying guide of sorts, where we’ll list some of the most important tips to keep in mind the next time you’re browsing the market for a good arcade cabinet. If you’re looking for an arcade machine, please consider the following: