Love retro arcade games? It’s hard, in this day and age, to find one place with all the coolest machines in one place. And not only that, but you’ll also run out of coins pretty quickly when you’re slotting them every time you lose a life.
One of our coolest finds in the UK to date, Retro Replay has a huge collection of classic arcade games, and it also offers an all-day wristband. You pay £10, and then you get to play on the machines all day, with no coins and unlimited lives! Keep the wristband on and you can come and go as you please all day long! You can finally complete all the arcade games you never got to finish as a kid, whilst dozens more titles from different eras.
Where is it?
Retro Replay is located in Castle Quarter; a shopping centre in Norwich with loads of parking spaces! If you’re staying in any Norfolk seaside resorts for a few days, it’s a short trip away and a great day or evening out.
Here’s the full address: 100 Castle Meadow, Norwich NR1 3DD
How much does it cost?
So how much are the wristbands? Well, they’re surprisingly cheap, given the £1 or £2 you’d have to pay for a handful of lives on the machines individually:
Adult – £10
Children (under 16) – £7.50
What arcades games are available?
There are dozens of arcade games to choose from at Retro Replay! Whether you love classic platforms, high octane racing titles, timeless bust-em-ups, or whether you simply love shooting zombies with light guns. Here are just a few of the machines available, with more are added regularly:
Mortal Kombat 2, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles, Tekken, The House of The Dead, Rampage, Pac-Land, The Punisher, The Simpsons, Time Crisis 2, Virtua Fighter, Virtua Striker, WWF Wrestlemania, 18 Wheeler, Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter, Galaga, Need for Speed Underground, Pacmania, Ridge Racer, Sega Rally Championship, Shinobi, Space Invaders Pt.2, Star Wars Trilogy, Street Fighter 2, Air Rescue, Altered Beast, Breakout, Bubble Symphony, Crazy Kong, Dance Dance Revolution 5th Mix, Dominos, Double Dragon, and Gunslinger.
When is it open?
As from Monday 17th May, Retro Replay will be open 7 days a week once again, and back to its normal opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 6pm-10pm
Saturday and Sunday: 11am-10pm
Grab yourself a drink
There’s a new bar in Retro Replay where you can get a huge range of drinks, and they’re now also serving alcohol, so you can turn it into a fun evening with your game-loving friends.
The perfect gift
If you know a video game buff who would love to pay a visit to the arcade, then you’ve just found their next birthday or Christmas present! Retro Replay has Entry Vouchers available to buy only – £10 for an adult, and £7.50 for an under 16. Get them here.