How to Choose Best Old Arcade Games – Buyer’s Guide 2018

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Every old arcade games manufacturer releases at least a couple of models every year. Given that fact, no wonder why there are so many of them on the market. Picking the best old arcade games out of a huge selection is a very hard task. To make it simpler, use our top list of the best old arcade games.

Our team has been working on this list of the best old arcade games for many days. We had to compare many models from various brands. In the end, we selected 10 old arcade games with the highest price/quality ratios.

List of 5 Best Old Arcade Games of 2018

Name and Features Image Rating Details
1. Namco Pacman Arcade Party Cabaret Arcade Game (Editor’s Choice)
With 13 classic games.
Namco Pacman Arcade Party Cabaret Arcade Game
4.8
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2. Zhishan Handheld Game (Highest Performance)
Built-in 168 classic retro games.
Zhishan Handheld Game
4.5
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3. Zhishan Retro Handheld Game
Easy to use and quick to master.
Zhishan Retro Handheld Game
4.3
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4. Kids Retro Handheld Game (Best Lightweight)
Perfect for parent-child interaction–maybe you will be pleasantly surprised to find that nowadays children, the talent for playing games is so powerful.
Kids Retro Handheld Game
4.0
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5. Gbd Kids Mini Classic Arcade Game
This mini classic arcade is handheld unit, novel designed and nice-looking with light fuselage, video games smooth and clear picture quality, inspiring sound effects, volume controlling to please everyone, all from the palm of your hand.
Gbd Kids Mini Classic Arcade Game
3.8
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Design
5/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Namco Pacman Arcade 71 x 37 x 29 inches 237 pounds
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Share old memories with friends and family and make new ones for years to come. Lcd monitor; gather around with friends and family to experience the look, feel and sounds you can only get with the real thing. The classic games look better than ever as both home cabinets use an lcd monitor. With 13 classic games; re-live the glory days of the arcade in your own home. Nothing compares to the arcade originals.

 

 
Pros
With 13 classic games
Share old memories
Lcd monitor
Nothing compares
Cons
You should not experience any problems with it.
 

What factors did you consider while making the TOP list of the best old arcade games?

During the creation of this buying guide, we had to look through hundreds of old arcade games. Our team compared many products from various brands in order to find the most optimal model with the best price to quality ratio. The goal was to determine old arcade gamesthat offer the most value for their money, and we think that we have achieved it.

 

 
№ 2. Zhishan Handheld Game Console for Children Built In 168 Classic Old Games Retro Arcade Gaming Player Portable Playstation Boy Birthday Or Xmas Gift (gold)
 

Design
3/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
ZHISHAN 4.3 x 0.8 x 2.4 inches 3.52 ounces
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Great gift, just for your kids – this iconic new game console is rare and best birthday or christmas gift for the kids. 100% satisfaction and unconditional return guarantee within 30 days. Added value – you will get a beautiful camouflage silicone ring buckle for free. This ring buckle is specially made, not only cool but also soft and comfortable. New version – this is an upgraded version of the children’s game console. Its color, game program, ram, keys and other details have do a comprehensive improvement and perfection. Therefore, it is both stylish and practical, the kids will love it very much. Classic retro games – built-in 168 classic retro games – it will take you back to your childhood for sure. And your lovely babies will be really enjoying this. If you can play better than your kids, maybe they will treat you as a superman or a hero.

Unique concept – this game player respected plain and simple of concept. Without tv video output and other complex functions, mainly enhance the gaming experience to the best. So the button is particularly sensitive and the body type is especially lithesome, wonderful and comfortable.

 

 
Pros
Added value
New version
Classic retro games
Unique concept
Cons
Hard to transport.
 

 

 
№ 3. Zhishan Retro Handheld Game Console for Kids with Built In 268 Classic Old Games Portable Gaming Player Arcade Playstation System Birthday Gift for Children Boys (blue)
 

Design
4/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.3
ZHISHAN MTRS33BE 0.5 x 0.2 x 0.1 inches 7.2 ounces
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Simple arcade style – easy to use and quick to master. The five year old operated it with no problems. With voice and control, watch the excitement on his face as he open the game console, you will also feel very happy. Classic games – built-in 268 classic retro games- it will take you back to your childhood for sure. And your lovely babies will be really enjoying this. If you can play better than your kids, maybe they will treat you as a superman or a hero. 100% satisfaction and unconditional return guarantee within 30 days. Rechargeable battery – come with a rechargeable lithium battery and a usb cable plug & play, of course you can use the 3 aaa batteries. This humanized design will eliminate many annoyances.

Perfect for playing on the go – convenient size and lightweight, it is perfect for playing travel or on the go. The kids will love it which as a good friend.

 

 
Pros
Rechargeable battery
Simple arcade style
Classic games
Cons
The price is not exceptionally high, but there are many cheaper options.
 

 

 
№ 4. Kids Retro Handheld Game Console with Built In 416 Classic 80s Old Games Portable Gaming Player Boy Arcade System Birthday Gift for Children Video Playstation 3.5 Color LCD Big Screen(black)
 

Design
4/5
 

Versatility
4/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Bornkid 6.2 ounces
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Surprise gift for your kids-this iconic handheld game console as a gift for kids or adults will be very impressive and full of meaning. 100% satisfaction and unconditional return guarantee within 30 days. Perfect for parent-child interaction-maybe you will be pleasantly surprised to find that nowadays children, the talent for playing games is so powerful. The five year old operated it with no problems. Unique advantages-3.5 inches lcd color display; stylish photo frame design; plaid appearance, does not leave any fingerprints; independent keys, response quickly; lightweight, only 110g. Therefore, the game experience will be comfortable and wonderful.

Retro games-built-in 416 classic nostalgia games – most are the 80s representative games. If you are a hardcore gaming player you will love this retro handheld game console, which can bring back your good old memories for sure. Humanized design-powered by lithium battery or 3 aaa batteries, of course, you can also plug and play with usb without batteries. Once the kids start playing all those remarkable games that they will not stop playing it until the battery is dead.

 

 
Pros
Unique advantages-3.5 inches lcd color display
Humanized design-powered by lithium battery or 3 aaa batteries
Retro games-built-in 416 classic nostalgia games
Cons
It is a bit pricey in comparison with other models.
 

 

 
№ 5. Gbd Kids Mini Classic Arcade Game Cabinet Machine with 183 Handheld Video Games 2.8joystick and Buttons for Summer Camping Outdoor Boys Kids Children Gifts Portable Gaming Electronic Novelty Travel
 

Design
2/5
 

Versatility
5/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.8
GBD Arcade 02 7 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches 9 ounces
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Handheld gaming arcade: this mini classic arcade is handheld unit, novel designed and nice-looking with light fuselage, video games smooth and clear picture quality, inspiring sound effects, volume controlling to please everyone, all from the palm of your hand. Really funny, simply power on the console and start playing it anywhere and anytime. Power supply: this mini arcade game machine work with 3 x aaa batteries (not included)support up to 3-4 hours playing, uthentic graphics and sounds make the game play as exciting as the original, comfortable to touch. Let kids fully enjoy themselves to the max without disturbing; . Upgrade version: gbd upgrade latest version of mini classic arcade, which come with two joysticks and double battle, supports two children to play at the same time and enjoys the process of cooperation, cultivates awareness of teamwork, this will bring much more fun than one handle version arcade. 183 video games built-in: this portable mini arcade console is loaded with 183 fun and easy to play video games which is favorite classic childhood arcade games all in one device, such as sports, puzzle, arcade, shooting, strategy, adventure, action, racing, educational games and more. All classical games will be great to meet kids picky taste.

More features: features 16 bits video game.2.8″ tft color screen.183 video games, support tf card (not including) game loading, doubles games and two joysticks playing, the mini arcade with come with a very nice transparent window gift box, best choice for christmas present to kids.

 

 
Pros
Handheld gaming arcade
Upgrade version
More features
Power supply
183 video games built-in
Cons
Started to show signs of wear and tear after a month of use.
Cannot be used right out from the box.
 

How much money should I spend for a nice old arcade games?

If you want to buy the best old arcade games on the market, remember that it does not have to be the most expensive one. Of course, costly models are usually good, but there is always a possibility that you can find an option with better price/quality ratio. If you want to get the most value out of your old arcade games, choose wisely and consider all its characteristics, not only the price.

How long is the minimum warranty period for an average old arcade games?

We recommend all our readers to buy old arcade gameswith at least the two-year long warranty period. This is the optimal term for an average old arcade games. Instead of overpaying for a lifetime warranty, save the money to buy a new old arcade games later.

What warranty should a old arcade games have?

If you do not want to buy a new old arcade games or spend your money every time it malfunctions, consider a model with a good warranty period. Otherwise, you will have to waste a lot of resources to repair or replace it.

What do I have to do in order to get a refund for a old arcade games?

Most of the time seller will return your money without any trouble. If you received a malfunctioning old arcade games, you will easily get a refund or a replacement. Nonetheless, if you value your time, we highly recommend you to thoroughly check the item’s description before making a purchase.

Do good old arcade gamesrequire a lifetime warranty?

Every manufacturer offer various warranty terms. Some companies sell old arcade gameswith a lifetime warranty, while the others only offer one-year or two-year protection. The cheapest models usually do not have any warranties at all. We think that five-year warranty is more than enough for the most old arcade games.

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