May 08, 2008 by Gordon Jones
Believe it or not, there once was a day when quarters meant something and studyhall was spent at a suspiciously convenient gas station turned arcade. Suffice it to say, today’s platforms - the Wii, XBox, even the PS3 - have got nothing on that old school gaming… and I’m not talking about Grand Theft Auto III.
If you can identify with that era (Eye of the Tiger ring a bell?), or you just have a taste for a more finite gaming experience, today’s deal would be an awesome addition to any family room, basement hangout or bachelor’s den.
Packed with 50 of the most classic games like Asteroids, Battle Zone, Berzerk, Centipede, Jungle Hunt, Lunar Landing, Space Invaders, Tempest, the full sized arcade cabinet houses a 19 inch hi-res monitor and those same classic joysticks and buttons your wrists are still recovering from.
An intuitive menu guides you through the gaming options and instructions are displayed at the start of each selection. (You made it to level 1042 in Halo and you need BattleZone instructions?) No offering of coins is required for this shrine to the 80’s, but I suppose you could always fill your pockets for nostalgia’s sake.
Some assembly is required, shipping has got to hurt.
Sale price: $599.88
Deal ends: 05/11/08
Buy now: www.sears.com
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