Due to the popularity of arcade games, their numbers have risen as well. But, as is the case with almost everything else in our modern world, technology has made it easier for the Arcade Buff.
Your favorite arcade games like Skee ball, Ice ball, Pac-Man, Pinball, and Space Invaders can now be played in the comfort of your own home. Many companies like Alleyrollers offer good old arcade games.
This solution is actually more practical. You only have to go and start playing it with your friends and family. there is no need to connect to the Internet, and go to one of those on-line Arcades. Nobody has to see you struggling over that unbeatable stage in Super Mario.
Nobody has to see you fumble with the controls as you try to outrun the enemies in Pac-man or to hear that booming voice shout "Game Over". You can do it all in the comfort and privacy of your own home.
No more humiliating defeats, no more waiting in line to buy tokens. Indeed, buying arcade games machines has made things extremely better for the classic gamers.
There are over a hundred arcade games stores and online sites through which you can buy arcade games. These on-line games, ranging from puzzle games to shooting games to word games, have even become more complex, more expensive, and more difficult to buy.
Pac-man, a traditionally two dimensional game has evolved into a full three dimensional game, where our hero, Pac-man has changed from a mere circle to a 3-d sphere with legs and arms, and an interesting personality to boot.
Modern Technology has made things easier for the modern man but they don't offer the real fun that old vintage arcade games do.