The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift for a Gamer– Their Own Arcade Machine

Rancho Cordova, CA, February 5, 2013 – This Valentine’s Day gamers around the world can relive the era of classic arcade games with arcade machines from Dream Arcades, the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of arcade machines for the home.  For anyone who recalls the excitement of Ms. Pac Man, the awe the first time they saw Dragon’s Lair or the racing action of Pole Position, having an actual arcade machine in the home is the ultimate gift.  All pre-built arcade machines from Dream Arcades include over 145 classic games built in, so the fun begins as soon as the machine is plugged in—no quarters needed!

Machines ordered by February 7 from Dream Arcades will be delivered by Valentine’s Day.  Arcade units can be ordered at DreamArcades.com or by calling 916-761-6925.  In addition, as a special Valentine’s Day promotion, Dream Arcades is including multiple “add-ons” at no additional cost, including a DVD-ROM upgrade and multiple gaming “packs” with dozens of additional games.

“Any gamer has a place in their heart for these classic arcade games that defined a generation and will love receiving their own arcade machine from Dream Arcades,” said Michael Ware, president of Dream Arcades.  “With so many games included, a Dream Arcades machine is the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift for the gamer in your life.”

The games included on every Dream Arcades are the actual games that were played in the arcades, not fake reproductions.  The same moves that  that helped you beat the enemies when you played in the arcade years ago will still work in your home.  In addition, gamers can add even more games to their machine by purchasing additional titles in “packs” including classics from Midway Games (including Mortal Kombat) and Taito Games (including Space Invaders and Jungle Hunt). Players can also add classics such as Q*BERT and Golden Tee Golf.

Popular arcade machine options from Dream Arcades include:

-          The 4-Player Dreamcade® 2.0 Cocktail Arcade: a classic sit-down/table top gaming machine featuring tinted safety glass, built-in trackball and integrated music. The 4-Player Dreamcade 2.0 comes with over 145 games, a 19 inch arcade monitor and a high quality ¾ inch computer routed Melamine cabinet.  The Dreamcade 2.0 Cocktail Arcade is available for $1,999.

-          The Cabaret Dreamcade® 2.0: Just as you remember in the arcade, this “stand-up” machine will bring back memories as soon as you plug it in.  The Cabaret Dreamcade 2.0 is the perfect size for both adults and children, has “pinball” flippers on the side for video pinball games, includes a 19 inch arcade monitor with tempered glass and over 145 games.  The Cabaret Dreamcade 2.0 is available for $1,899.

The following is a sample of the games included in Dream Arcades machines at no additional cost. The full list is available at DreamArcades.com:

Atari® Game Pack

Asteroids®

Battlezone®

Centipede®

Crystal Castles®

Gravitar®

Millipede®

Missile Command®

Pong®

Super Breakout®

Tempest™

Warlords®

Digital Leisure Game Pack

Dragon's Lair®

Dragon's Lair II®

Space Ace®

Midway® Game Pack

Spy Hunter®

Defender®

Gauntlet®

Joust®

Paperboy®

Rampage®

Robotron 2084®

Sinistar®

Marble Madness®

Toobin'®

Satan's Hollow®

Root Beer Tapper®

Namco Museum® Pack

PAC-MAN®

MS. PAC-MAN®

Galaga®

Galaxian®

Dig Dug®

Rally-X®

Pole Position®

Xevious®

Bosconian®

Mappy®

In addition, 60 Atari 2600 games are also included at no additional charge. All titles are trademarks of Atari®, Digital Leisure, Midway®, Namco®, Capcom® or Incredible Technologies®.

About Dream Arcades:

Dream Arcades LLC is the world’s largest manufacturer and distributor of arcade machines for the home or office.  Established in 2002, Dream Arcades units have been enjoyed by gamers all over the world.  Dream Arcades has setup strategic alliances with millworks, parts vendors and software companies to offer our customers the lowest cost arcades possible while still maintaining the quality and functionality required to produce an authentic arcade experience at home.  Our video arcades meet high quality standards and each unit goes through a rigorous series of tests that take several days to complete.  For more information or to order an arcade machine, please visit www.DreamArcades.com

 


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