Tag: arcade

Bit Gen, a Festival Wholly Devoted to Video Game Music, Returns at the Ottobar

Rare Candy plays at Bit Gen Gamer Fest in 2016. Photo courtesy of Bit Gen.

It’s a rare, special moment, John DeCampos explains: You’re immersed in a classic arcade game, drinking a nice, cold craft beer, when a live band across the room starts playing a high-energy, spot-on cover of a tune from the very game that’s captivated you.

Will an Arcade Bring New Life to the Rotunda?


While it’s still unclear who will end up taking over the vacant grocery store spot in the Rotunda, there is some news for the struggling shopping center:  a 25-game “family-oriented” arcade is set to open there within the next month. And who needs groceries when you’ve got skee ball?