No matter what your age, you probably remember visiting an arcade as a kid. It may have been in the 70s flipping the silver ball in a pinball machine. Maybe it was in the 80s when you dumped quarter after quarter into Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and Space Invaders. It could have been the 90s playing with three of your friends on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles or NBA Jam. Or if you're on the younger side, it was in the 2000s spinning wheels and trying to get the ball to land in the 1000 tickets slot so you could get that sweet radio from the prize counter.

Arcades have been a part of just about every New Englander at some point in their lives and even though they aren't in every mall in America now and you won't find an arcade game in the back corner of Cumberland Farms today, arcades still exist in the 2020s.

Some have never changed over the years. Some are brand new and have the most modern games. Some are bars for adults serving local brews, food and having a classic lineup of arcade games.

The arcades are still out there in New England. You just have to know where to look. Don't worry though. We made it easy for you.

Here are 25 of some of the best arcades in New England. Although we couldn't include every single arcade, there still is a little something for everyone here.

So here's our list of 25 of the best arcades in New England presented in alphabetical order.

25 of the Best Arcades in All of New England

These are 25 of the best arcades in New England

 

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