Hii guys, in my todays blog we will be discussing about the coin operated machine known as Arcade games which we usually find in bowling alley,shopping malls.which are very much fun playing.so, do you know how long history does it have.
History of arcade games
Aracade games were started building from late 1920s.The early games made were ball toss,fortune telling games.After that a coin operated machine known as pinball was evolved in 1930s which was made up of wood material.this game was loved by people very much this game was placed in amusement parks for being played by people.As this games were made up of wood and had no electronic display board it had a mechanical score readout systemafter.This was the hitory of arcade games.
Types of Arcade games
After the invention of Arcade games the pinball machines were the first machine games after that electromechanical games
redemption games and merchandiser games came into arcade industry.
# Pinball machines– pinball was a coin operated machine in which a player had to manipulate a steel ball in a packed glass box known as pin ball machine.the main aim of this game was to keep this ball into the box for as many time as possible and points were scored when it stricked the various assets in the box.This game was launched in 1995 with name theatre of magic.
#Electromechanical Games-Electro mechanical games were a combination of electrical and mechanical elements that were used to make later arcade games.this types of games were started to make from 1966 the most famous game that time which made a success in America Europe and Japan was Periscope which was a submarine simulator. This types of games made a large people Attract towards this electromechanical games after this duck shooting games ,racing games ,first person shooter games were launched.
#Redemption games-this types of games were made to redeem tickets from the score of a player made from any game this machine will proportionally give you tickets to win prices.there were prices on this tickets which were like soft toys,candys and small electronics.
#Merchandiser- Merchandisers were invented to solve the problems faced by widrawing tickets that if a player win the game and if he gets a ticket and if he pules it he can remove as many tickets as he want.So, to solve the problem merchandisers were made which had a claw crane and gifts inside a glass box.In which a player has to control the claw crane and pick up a toy from it.
#Golden age-arcade were had a time when they were very famous in people the time was from 1970s to early 1980s.varoius games such as pac man,Battlezone,bosconian,defender were the very famous game which were easily in restuarants bars, grocery shops
#Decline After- 1990s the decline of arcade games were started in 2000s the computer and various consoles were started taking place of arcade games a person was comfortable to buy a computer game instade of going and playing a game outside to various shops this made a massive loss to arcade games
but today also Arcade games are present on various places standing erect and telling there long history and also people enjoy playing it..