I've always wanted a home arcade. This is something that has appealed to me since I saw my first arcade cabinet as a child, playing Mario Bros. at a local strip mall. My affinity for arcade games only grew as I aged, but even in my 40's, I've never really had the spare cash or room to pull the trigger on a legit, full-sized cabinet for my home. This is why Arcade1up's machines are so appealing.

This company has found success manufacturing half-pint cabinets that are perfect for an arcade in a small house (like mine) or a child's room. The OutRun Seated Arcade I’ve been playing is only four feet tall and costs just $550 (no quarters required).

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