Ready Player One: The History of Video Games
1st April - 28th May
Ready Player one is a Pop up retro arcade with unlimited arcade game player time (free play, no coins required) taking the player through the history of video games as told via a pop up arcade.
Come and play over 50+ retro video games in the very cool specially designed pop up arcade!
From vintage original machines like Space Invaders and Pac Man to rare Star Wars games, through to 80s classics like Afterburner and Outrun, to the 90s hits of Street Fighter and many many more, including all the classic home entertainment systems (Sega, Nintendo, Atari etc) plus for this edition, the history of home computing with classic commodore 64 and Spectrum 48k machines and rare home handheld games- we will also be including some retro Minecraft and Pokemon games into the mix too!
Head to their facebook page to keep up to date and request games or ask us questions: www.facebook.com/futureartists
Some of the machines are over 30 years old, restored and ready for the next generation of players to test their skills and see who can be the top of the ‘Ready Player One’ scoreboard – are you ready!
The when, what, where...
Saturday 1st April until Sunday 28th May.
There are two sessions a day, with advance booking recommended as only a limited amount of gamers can be accommodated per session, so that everyone has a great time.
Sessions 12-4pm and 4-8pm
Entry is £10 Adults and £6 Children (U16), family ticket £29 (2 adults, 2 children under 16) plus special group booking of £65 for 8 people.
Located on 1st floor, next to O'Briens.
Book (and more info): https://www.fatsoma.com/future-artists-edinburgh