Beason said he gets a lot of visitors from those areas because the Springfield location is the closest place people can find an arcade as big as the one he offers. Local visitors are also fans of the party room expansion, which offers big screen televisions and modern consoles.
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But the store has more than just an extensive arcade game library. Beason said the store also has a wide assortment of video games and consoles, dating back as far as the Atari, released in 1976, and includes rare finds like the ColecoVision, which released in 1982.
“We’ve pretty much got every console ever made,” he said.
Beason said since he started his new advertising campaign, traffic has been steadily increasing to the store.
“We’re busy from open to close, especially on the weekends,” he said.
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Beason said he’s looking to open his new location within the next six months, providing he finds the right space. He said he would like to situate the new store somewhere off I-75 to provide easy access to customers.
“I’m just waiting for the weather to break right now,” he said.