Video Game Arcades: The 'Hottest Thing Walking' in Early 1980s Denver



We had a small one in my neighborhood in Virginia Vale, it was in Johnny W's trophy shop on Holly and Leetsdale.


There was a small arcade in shopping center of 38th and Sheridan.
It's a Liquor store now, it was in the North West side of the shopping center, almost in the corner. The King Soopers on 38th and Sheridan is adjacent to the shopping center.
We lived on 38th and Vrain, I remember walking there Christmas morning, might've been 1983. They were doubling the quarter pay out if you went the first hour they opened. I took $20 and received $40 in quarters.


This is a neat thing to use for some school projects, it has a lot of good images that describe what the gaming industry was like back then

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