Best Video Game Places in NYC

Hands up in you’ve spent hours playing Call Of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Fallout or any other killer games alone at home!

Sure, games like Counter-Strike and DotA enable you to play along with other people from all over the world but how fun would it be to go blow off some steam at a good old-fashioned gaming cafe?
You won’t have to spend your days off alone anymore, you could game at these gaming stations and also get a drink and grub at some!
Stop yelling at your screen, teammates and enemies and hit these awesome gaming centers. All you have to do is catch a bus to New York City.
Here’s a list of some of the coolest places to game at in NYC:
1. Where: Barcade
How to reach: 148 W 24th St, New York, NY 10011, USA
Why it’s better than home: Like the name suggests, it’s a lovechild of an arcade and bar having the best of both worlds. Kick your nostalgia up a notch and spend your evenings on retro arcade games here. Apart from having crazy machines, the place offers a solid list of 25 craft beers. Mortal Combat and Budweiser? Yes, please.
2. Where: The Nintendo Store
How to reach: 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY 10020, USA
Why it’s better than home: Nintendo is still killing it in the world of gaming and you need to go to The Nintendo Store to see why. The two-story store is a shrine to some of the coolest old-school games using the best of their technology like the Nintendo Switch! While you wait your turn you can get some seriously cool Pokémon and Mario merch.
3. Where: VR World
How to reach:  4 E 34th St, New York, NY 10016, USA
Why it’s better than home: You could have a wonderful date and gaming experience at VR World. Two birds, one stone. They strap you in an start you off with a simulation called Richie’s Plank Experience where you basically just walk across a wooden plank on the ground, but in the VR world, you’ll be walking on a ledge between skyscrapers! $40 for 2 hours? Not a bad deal!

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