Galloping Ghost Arcade, Brookfield
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Let's start by saying the price is amazing. $15 a person for full access from 1pm to 2am is fabulous. There is a wide selection of arcade games so people of all ages could find something to enjoy. The... read more »
Awesome deal! There we a lot more games than I though we're going to be there. The kids stayed for 2 hours and were totally entertained. Wish we could have stayed longer but it was late.
There is a saying out there that good things come to those who wait. After hearing about this place a couple years ago and not having the chance to go, I decided to go recently (birthday gift to mysel... read more »
This place is consistently great. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and love their work. It's great fun for people who remember arcades from their youth as well as a fun atmosphere to introduce younger gamers to the great times of the past. The pricing is spectacular at only $15 per person. Definitely a must see for any video game fan.
A lot of games! You won't be able to play them all in one day there are so many. I seen some reviews of lack of space and I will agree, they have this place packed wall to wall with arcade games, but that's what an arcade is, games and nothing but games. It is a bit cramped and some games are hard to get to if there are a few people standing about, no big deal though if you go off peak hours. Most of the games I played were fully functional, a few were out of order but no big deal. I read through a lot of reviews because I been to 2 arcades this past week and they were not all that great. The staff were cool and I seen that some reviews said that they had bad experiences with them, but I for one did not. I also give it these guys since I can only imagine the amount of inconsiderate young kids that come by and abuse old machines like the ones found here, and for them to get a bit frustrated with it shouldn't be taken personally. I can tell the owner puts alt of money into getting these games. They aren't cheap and repair for them isn't either. But I didn't see any abuse going on from anyone that was there. The price is fairly reasonable, but It would be nice to have card passes for an set amount of time, so you wouldn't have to drop 15$ if you wanted to play for an hour or so. But fully unlimited play is awesome. No quarters or tokens. I was sceptical about the sanitation of some of the clientele but there are hand sanitizer dispensers scattered about which I liked alot. Only downsides were a bit crammed and if you only wanted to stay for an hour or so it is 15$
You pay $15 a person to get in and all games are on free play. Stay for as long as you want. If you leave, hang on to your receipt and they'll let you back in, same day. What's great about not having to drop quarters in the games is if you start playing a game and you don't like it, walk away and try another game. I took my two youngest children. Neither one had ever been to an arcade before and they both had a great time. I have a MAME arcade machine in my basement that I built myself. I can play practically any of the games from Galloping Ghost at home, but it's just not the same. I can't accurately recreate the arcade ambiance at home. The sounds, the smells, the crowd of people or the joy of annihilating complete strangers in Super Street Fighter II. They say they have 580 games, I believe it. The place is huge. It's a little crowded as the aisles aren't very wide, but who cares? I don't recall many arcades from my childhood being particularly spacious. A few of the games weren't working when I was there, maybe 15 or so. I've only been there once so I have no idea how quickly they repair the broken games and get them back up and running. A handful of the games I played had a joystick or button that didn't work properly. This isn't the arcades fault, it's the fault of the people playing. If you lose, don't get mad and hit the joystick or slam the buttons really hard. Man up and accept defeat. All in all, this is a 5 star arcade to me. Even though it's a 45 minute drive for me to get there, I'll be back to open up a new can of whoop-butt on SSFII. SHORYUKEN!
If you remember what video arcades used to be between 1984 and 1992, this place will become Mecca to you as it has to me! It would be easier to list what they don't have rather than trying to list off all the games they have on the floor. And rather than dealing with endless rolls of tokens, it's a simple $15 flat fee for unlimited play! Doc is super knowledgeable and very friendly! Stop reading, get in the car, and go here NOW!
This place is amazing! They have every retro game you can think of! You cannot even comprehend how much games they have! The only problem is that they don't have much snacks there...
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