September 29, 2017

If you like the idea of Arcadia we are inviting you to join the team. You will help promote a room full of pinball machines, retro games, pool tables, food and tunes, a place to hang out, a place to push play. 

Your job will be

- To help us promote the shop online

-...

September 23, 2017

Well, today we checked progress on the spot, confirmed enough power supply, and confirmed the initial Pinball List. Just waiting for a wee technicality or two to be taken care of then we are going to be able to open ! SO before Christmas we will be playing and having a...

August 22, 2017

Well, today when driving past the site BEHOLD the plastic wrapping has come off making way for the new roller door front street entrance. Very good. Note it is wide. Wide doors front and rear for ease of loading things in. Things like dual play racers, sit in helicopte...

July 26, 2017

Now, look what we will have at ARCADIA NZ's only working Metal Hawk!!  You are a helicopter with guns and bombs and there is some sort of evil military force trying to kill you. So blow them up!!!

This one will definitely be one to get your practice on so that you can W...

July 22, 2017

Well, as is common with Christchurch, we have building delays! A wee hold up with weather, consent amendments etc etc means that we will be more likely to open in October 2017 SO TELL YOUR FRIENDS. Heres a million photos. Its going to be pretty cool when finished !!...

May 21, 2017

Ha! WHO knew that Taito released an old school game " The New Zealand Story" Its a kiwi that shoots a bow and arrow and I think the kiwi chucks a boomerang lol The NewZealand Story is a 1988 arcade game developed and published by Taito. The player controls Tiki, a kiwi...

May 21, 2017

Space Invaders, released in arcades by Taito in 1978, is one of the most influential and successful video games of all time, laying the foundations for most shooters and action games that followed. It revolutionized the game industry and has become a pop culture icon....

May 16, 2017

Well, plans are well under way, paper work for evacuation, food and all that jazz is about sorted so now we just need YOU! To come and play the games and have a munch. SO on those weekends where you feel like going out, cant have a drink at home as you will keep the ne...

May 16, 2017

Most Excellent. This week went to have a peek at the building and it seems that things are well underway !!! The final pour has happened, the wiring laid for infloor plugs for the pool tables and things look good. The space is so much bigger and well, we will have a ve...

May 13, 2017

 Build It and They Will Come. Well !! Pleased his week, the floors are poured, framing has begun, the back wall is in and the power supply plans are about sorted!!! I even chose the spot for South Park Pinball !! The amount of coarse language depends on the machine's l...

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