History of Video Games - Edinburgh Edition 2018 @ Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre, Edinburgh [from 24 March to 15 April]

History of Video Games - Edinburgh Edition 2018

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12:00 - 18:00

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Ocean Terminal Shopping Centre
Ocean Dr, EH6 6JJ Edinburgh, United Kingdom
History of Video Games is back in Edinburgh from 24th March, with a brand new collection of retro and vintage arcade machine classics, consoles, handhelds and special video game guest stars!

The all you can play video game event!


Each week we are giving away 25 free tickets! just like our page and tag your player 2 into this post and on Wednesday of each week we will choose 25 people at random to be winners via a DM.

So if your a fan of Mario and Sonic from your childhood, come and meet an old friend, or introduce your kids to their new friends, or maybe see who can get the highest score on Pac-man, Space Invaders or Street Fighter 2 — we have over 50 classics to choose from!

Running from Saturday 24th March to Sunday April 15th 2018 this 3 week event is for all fans of video games, our events cover over 30 years of gaming using the original machines from back in the day and of course, just in time for the Easter holiday break (please book in advance for these slots — due to busy periods)

Our event space is inside Ocean Terminal shopping centre, located on the first floor near Debenhams, listen out for the 1980s soundtrack and look for the pick n mix stand!


We have over 50 games to choose from, a sample list of our arcade classics can be seen below

Pac Man
Track & Field
Wonder Boy
Street Fighter 2
Marble Madness
Out Run
Space Invaders
Donkey Kong
Double Dragon
Star Wars
Crazy Taxi
Bubble Bobble
Mortal Kombat
Rolling Thunder
SEGA Megatech

Alongside our curated selection of vintage consoles and games for 8bit, 16bit and 32bit nostalgia, including the NES, Master System, Super Nintendo, Megadrive, Playstation, N64, Game Cube,Sega Saturn, Wii, Playstation 1+2+3+4 and many more, including handhelds, and our special guest star at this event is the Nintendo Switch console with the Latest Mario Kart game, projected onto the big screen with 4 player fun!

Also let us know in the comments below what games for these consoles you would like to play and why… and we will select some from this list for the event…

Our opening times are daily 12pm-6pm and we run two sessions a day, 12-3pm and 3pm till 6pm, each session is 3 hours long for a max of 50 people and you pay £10 Adults £6 for Children for all the video games you can play, no coins required — we do have some tickets on the door, but due to demand (we tend to sell out on weekends and school holidays) so please book in advance.

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