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The Arcade1Up Deluxe Edition plays 12 classic arcade games for $272

This beautiful three-quarter-scale game cabinet includes a riser.


The Arcade1Up Deluxe Edition, shown here with and without the riser (included), plays 12 classic games.


When I was a kid dropping every spare quarter into coin-op arcade games, I dreamed of the day I might own a few of these machines.

That day might be today. For a limited time, and while supplies last, GamerCandy (via Rakuten) has the Arcade1Up Deluxe Edition 12-in-1 Arcade Cabinet with Riser for $271.99 when you apply promo code SAVE15. (You must have a Rakuten account for this code to work.) It lists for $400 and sells elsewhere for at least $300.

The cabinet looks (and plays) like the real deal, but shrunk down to three-quarter scale. The included riser -- otherwise sold separately for as much as $40 -- elevates it to a more comfortable standing height, but you might actually be happier pulling up a stool. 

As for the games, you get classics such as Asteroids, Missile Command, Centipede and Tempest, along with lesser known titles like Major Havoc, Lunar Lander, Crystal Castles, Millipede, Gravitar, Liberator, Asteroids Deluxe and Quantum.

Originally published on Feb. 26, 2019.
Update, April 29: Lower price.

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