arcade game


  1. a game or type of game available in arcades.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of arcade game1

First recorded in 1975–80

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Example Sentences

The Galaxy Game was able to include gravity because it was based on a general-purpose computer, but this made it too expensive to put into production as an arcade game.

Of course, in crucial ways the teledriving doesn’t resemble an arcade game.

Teledrivers sit at stations that closely resemble an arcade game, complete with steering wheel, pedals, and monitors.

While they got the hard sell from a mulleted man in a three-piece suit, my younger brother, Rob, and I lingered around the several arcade games in the base area lodge.

Roblox is one of the most popular online gaming platforms, featuring play that’s more like an immersive experience than an arcade game.


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