Arcades In The Movies: A Mashup Of Iconic Scenes Featuring Coin-Op Classics

Arcades-in-The-MoviesSince the early 80s, video games, arcades, and the movies have been somewhat synonymous with one another as technology has advanced. During this time, countless coin-ops have made numerous appearances on the silver-screen, from the likes of Back To The Future's nostalgic look back on Wild Gunman, to The Wizard's laughable high-score antics with Double Dragon. Many of these quick glimpses of machines and cabinets have finally been compiled into a single celebration - Arcades In The Movies.

Whether you're a film-buff or gaming-guru, Huffington Post's most recent movie mashup is worth a watch to not only see how many films you can recognise, but also arcade classics too. With Pac-Man and Space Invaders undoubtedly making prominent appearances, it's also great seeing how more unusual cabinets such as Star Castle and Bouncer featured in these clips.

Although only a mere 4 minutes long, Arcades In The Movies somehow captures that defining era when credits were everything - even if your game was abruptly ended by Robocop kicking over the machine.

Arcades In The Movies

Last Updated ( 04 September 2014 )  


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