Classic Arcade Games

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You need to entertain your friends, right? You can take a look a 5 Ways to Entertain Your Friends in Your Man Cave. Or, you can add a classic arcade game machine to your Man Cave. Yeah, step in to the Delorean Time Machine and relive the 80’s and 90’s with at least one arcade machine for your basement bar area. You remember first playing Ms. Pac-Man. It was probably sometime in the 80’s in a Ground Round restaurant you went with your family on a Sunday night. Or how about Frogger. We’re sure you’ve made a Frogger reference to your kids at least once before. Hey, you can always review the Best Arcade Games From the 70’s Through the 90’s.

So, here are several options you can consider for your Man Cave.

NFL Blitz Classic Arcade Game

NFL Blitz Legends Arcade Machine

The NFL Blitz classic arcade game should be numero uno for your Man Cave. Released in the late 1990’s and officially licensed by the NFL, this was the iconic, showboatin’ football title that featured every pro team during that time and legendary players in their over-the-top best. Now, over two decades later, you can continue to bring that intense competitive drive into your basement bar area. And no quarters required!

Just enjoy a beer while you play this legendary classic arcade game. Ready to play? Get offensive, get defensive, and, of course, get hyped. Gameplay looks amazing on this brilliant display, and the real-feel controls are just what the QB needed for superb precision. Hey, these days, this is only way you’ll be able to throw a football.  Oh, and do you really think you’re best in league? Well, you can see how you stack up to the competition with WiFi online multiplayer and leaderboards! It’s time to tackle your old school memories. Buy NFL Blitz, and get your Man Cave into the endzone!

Now if you actually wanted to throw a football, you can consider the Target Toss Football Game for your Man Cave. But then you might need a soak in a Coleman Inflatable Hot Tub. And you also may need the Deep Tissue Massage Gun. Heck, you still may need both from just playing NFL Blitz all day in your Man Cave. That’s been done before.

Golden Tee 3D Classic Arcade Game

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If NFL Blitz is numero uno for your Man Cave, the Golden Tee 3D classic arcade game is a close second. You’ll be able to relive the glory days of arcade gaming in the comfort of your own Man Cave. No need to go to a bar and waste money on overpriced beers.  The Golden Tee 3D classic arcade game includes a custom, one-foot riser creating a classic upright arcade experience along with a light-up marquee. This perfect basement bar game comes equipped with a robust feature list with the arcade trackball controller and buttons which allows you to slice, hook, draw or fade. And up to four of your friends can play. And it even includes a bowling game as a bonus.

Now if you actually want to golf, then consider the Arcade Golf Putting Game Set. It combines golf with skeeball. And it may, or may not, involve a drinking  contest among friends. Or, you can also take a look at the Golf Pong Cornhole Game. Another potential drinking game for your Man Cave.

NBA Jam Shaq Edition Arcade Machine

NBA Jam Shaq Edition

Okay, this is right up there with NFL Blitz and Golden Tee as a possible classic arcade game for your Man Cave. You’ll be able to dunk on the competition with this Shaq-massive 67” tall single piece game cabinet, which sports a 19” screen. Yep, once again you’ll be able to play hoops with NBA legends and pull off some over the top shooting in this classic arcade game. Jump clear across the court and set the ball on fire, in one of the first sports games ever to feature real and digitized NBA teams and players! No fouls, no free throws, and no violations (okay, except for goaltending and the 24-second violation). Also, you can even go against a live opponent remotely? So make NBA Jam Shaq edition a towering addition to your basement bar area!

And if you actually want to show off your hoop skills, then take a look at the SKLZ Basketball Hoop or Indoor Basketball Hoop.  Or you can consider the Dual Pop a Shot Game for your Man Cave. But you may actually break into a sweat. Otherwise, you can consider the NBA Jame Tabletop Arcade Machine.

Pac-Man Arcade Table

Pacman classic arcade machine game table

If you were alive during the 80’s, then you’ll remember (or never forget) the classic Pac-Man game. Simple but hours of fun. So, step into the classic arcade games such as pac-Man with this 29 inch tall head-to-head arcade table. It features a faithfully recreated control layout with high-quality buttons and joysticks to execute moves just like if you were back in the arcade during the 80’s. The 12-game collection includes Pac-Man, Galaga, Dig Dug, Mappy, The Tower of Druaga, Rompers, New Rally-X, Rolling Thunder, Dig Dug II, Galaxian, PAC & PAL, and Super Pac-Man. The sleek design comes with a 17-inch color LCD screen, 2 control panels, 1 speaker on each side, adjustable volume, 2 clear deck protectors, and clear protective top surface. What more do you want?

Now you can also consider the Ms. Pac-Man Class of ’81 Deluxe Arcade Machine. It also includes 12 iconic games, including Ms. Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Galaga, Galaxian, Rompers, Mappy, and more! Or, you can consider Ms. Pac-Man Bartop Arcade Machine. It includes 60 retro games. And speaking of retro games, you can also take a look at the Donkey Kong Bartop Arcade Machine, which includes 412 retro games. Or, in sticking with a head to head arcade machine, how about the Marvel vs. Capcom Arcade Table. It include the following games: X-Men: Children of the Atom, Marvel Super Heroes, The Punisher, X-Men vs Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter, Marvel vs Capcom, X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, and Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems.  Take a look.

Street Fighter II Deluxe Arcade Machine

Streetfigher II deluxe classic arcade game machine

You’ll be able to relive intense battles and immerse yourself in ’90s nostalgia with the Street Fighter II arcade machine. And experience the thrill of a beloved fighting game. It features a faithfully recreated control layout that allows you execute combos and special moves. Its compact size will enhance your Man Cave. So, gather friends and engage in an exhilarating multiplayer showdown. You can also consider the Street Fighter II Champion Edition. It includes the following games: Street Fighter ll champion Edition, Street Fighter ll the new challengers, Street Fighter ll turbo.

You can also take a look at Mortal Kombat II Deluxe Arcade Machine for your basement bar area. And speaking of Street Fighting, how about the Fight Club Poster or Fight Club Rules Sign for one of your Man Cave walls. 

Terminator 2 Arcade Machine

terminator 2 1up arcade machine

You need Arnold in your Man Cave. Why? Because he’s the terminator, and always will be. And the Terminator 2: Judgment Day arcade game machine incorporates the thrilling action sequences and groundbreaking visual effects that mesmerized audiences in the theater. Utilizing sleek light guns for one or two players to play the roles of T-800 cyborgs, this arcade game machine features Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robert Patrick, and Eddie Furlong reprising their respective roles in digitized footage. The T2 arcade game was a blockbuster hit 1991, and now more than 30 years later, you can enjoy it in your own basement bar.  You can also add a classic Terminator Movie Poster to one of your Man Cave walls. It comes in several different sizes. Take a look.