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!