September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
Aurcade is headed to DragonCon for a classic arcade tournament! Plus a world record attempt will happen here too.
Stay tuned for more details!
2017 Rocky Mtn. Pinball Showdown & Gameroom Expo
June 9, 2017 - June 11, 2017
Fans have made the Rocky Mtn. Pinball Showdown and Gameroom Expo one of the oldest and best-loved player's shows with fantastic games. We work with your community input to make our festival an innovative experience every year. We are psyched to celebrate 14 years of pinball and gaming awesomeness at your Rocky Mtn. Pinball Showdown and Gameroom Expo.
June 2, 2017 - June 3, 2017
Brofest 3 is coming.
Admission is free.
Raffle will be offered.
Registration is now open! Go to arcadeevent.com to register!
Tentative tournament times are as follows:
Registration begins at 12 noon on Friday.
Tournament starts at 4pm
Tournament pauses at 11pm
Tournament resumes at 10am Saturday June 3rd
Tournament briefly pauses at 4pm for group photo
Tournament ends at 8pm
Award Ceremony at 8:30pm
(bear in mind times are subject to change)
Williams Bally Midway Week
March 27, 2017 - April 1, 2017
Set scores on 10 different games from Williams Bally Midway over 6 days to be crowned the Champion!
December 16, 2016 - December 16, 2016
Grand Ole Gameroom Expo Arcade Tournament
November 12, 2016 - November 12, 2016
Nashville's first arcade and pinball expo. This event will be held at the Marriott in Cool Springs Franklin just minutes south of Nashville.
$5 entry fee paid at the door.
Registration opens at 12pm Saturday.
Tournament runs from 1pm - 8pm.
Cash and prizes awarded to the winners.
American Horror Scoring 3
October 24, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Set scores on 6 Horror themed arcade games...
6 high scores...
October 14, 2016 - October 15, 2016
The 4th annual Grinkfest tournament featuring a live podcast during and after the event. Registration is free to all. Everyone that pre registered and shows up will receive a free T-shirt courtesy of Grinkers Grand Palace. Visit www.arcadeevent.com to register. You may also order T-shirts from past tournaments on the site.
T20 Arcade Tournament
October 6, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Save the dates for the 2nd Annual T20 Event!
The competition will commence at 1pm on Thursday 10/6/16 and ends at 3pm on Sunday 10/9/2016 with closing ceremonies and awards presented at 4pm.
Summer of Champions - End of Summer Bash
August 13, 2016 - August 13, 2016
The Summer of Champions End of Summer Bash is Saturday, August 13th. Our summer video game tournament series has been a blast this far and this will definitely be the day to attend. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top winners with 1st place in the main tournament taking home $200. Prizes will also be awarded to at least the top 5 and we will also have minor tournaments to participate in as well. There will be something for everyone.
Summer of Champions - Week 8
August 4, 2016 - August 4, 2016
Our final weekly Thursday night tournament for the summer.
Players will be ranked by a golf type scoring system.
1st place $50
2nd place $20
3rd place $10
Tournament will run from 6:00pm to 9:30pm.
Protohype tournament at CAX
July 15, 2016 - July 16, 2016
The tournament will feature ultra rare titles and prototype games. Admission is $5 at the door the day of the event on top of regular admission to CAX.
The tournament area is located in the Hyatt Regency convention center in Santa Clara, CA.
Tournament schedule is as follows:
11:30am Tournament begins
7:30pm Tournament ends
Award ceremony immediately following thereafter.
Tron Launch Party!
July 14, 2016 - July 14, 2016
Come on out and celebrate the addition of Tron to our arcade floor, with a screening of the original 1982 film and a high score tournament with prizes for the top 3 scores!
Summer Shmups Week
June 13, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Shoot 'Em Up fans rejoice, our Summer Shmup event is on the horizon!
The main tournament will consist of 8 games from the many awesome Shmups at Galloping Ghost Arcade, and will be announced at the start of the tournament at 1:00pm Monday June 13th!
Prizes & bragging rights to the winner! The event ends and all scores must be submitted by close on Sunday June 19th.
Mortal Kombat High Score Competition
June 5, 2016 - June 5, 2016
We are collecting high scores for our Mortal Kombat machine! House high score will receive a custom trophy and scores will be reported to Aurcade. Come meet Daniel Pesina (Johnny Cage/Reptile/Scorpion/Sub-Zero) and Phillip Ahn (Shang Tsung)!
June 5th, Noon - 6PM
June 3, 2016 - June 4, 2016
The 2nd annual arcade tournament hosted by the crew of Arcade Outsiders. Admission is free. Prizes will be offered as well as memorabilia being available for sale and raffled.
Here is the tournament schedule:
11AM - Registration opens
12PM - Tournament begins
11PM - Funspot closes for the day
10AM - Tournament resumes
8PM - Tournament ends
8:30PM - Awards ceremony (including raffling of prizes)
May 7, 2016 - May 7, 2016
May the Fourth: a Retrocade Tournament
May 4, 2016 - May 7, 2016
4 days, 5 games (arcade, pinball, and console!) Pro/Am divisions - cool theme prizes! $20 entry ($5 for members) gives Wed-Thu-Fri-Sat unlimited access for scoring.
Sega Week's Revenge!
May 2, 2016 - May 3, 2016
Set scores in 8 games from GGA's leaked tournament games list from its Official Sega week last week!
Sega Week 2016
April 25, 2016 - April 30, 2016
Galloping Ghost Arcade presents it's annual Sega tournament, this year featuring 10 games to determine who will be the "Sultan of Sega"!
American Horror Scoring 2
October 26, 2015 - October 31, 2015
Join us at Galloping Ghost Arcade from Monday October 26th through Halloween, Saturday October 31st for our 2nd Annual "American Horror Scoring" High Score Event!
Set scores in 13 horror-themed games that will be revealed on the first day of the event; Compete for cash, bragging rights, and to be crowned the King or Queen of Scream!
October 9, 2015 - October 10, 2015
This will be the 3rd annual running of this event. As always, admission is free.
There will be three tournaments this year, plus some additional side tournaments will be going on all weekend.
August 9, 2015 - August 15, 2015
Compete in 10 different Atari games from different genres to earn the title of "Ace of Atari"!
July 16, 2015 - July 23, 2015
Compete for highest score on some of the classics from the upcoming hit movie "Pixels" to win movie swag and tickets to see the movie opening weekend!
Galloping Ghost Arcade's Summer Shmup-Off
June 26, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Please join us next weekend to complete on the awesome Shmups (Shoot em-up's) of Galloping Ghost Arcade! The main tournament will consist of no more than 10 games from the genre that will be announced at the start of the tournament at 5:00pm Friday June 26th! We will be streaming select games from the event to our Twitch.tv page:
Cash & bragging rights to the winners! The event ends and all scores must be submitted by 5pm on Sunday June 28th.
May 29, 2015 - May 30, 2015
Admission is free for this tournament! There will be a main tournament and a side Manufacturers Challenge. Your favorite gamers from John's Arcade, Arcade Outsiders, and Arcade Impossible are all slated to be here, so cmon out and join in on the fun!
Kong Klash 5
May 15, 2015 - May 17, 2015
The fifth installment of the Kong Klash promises to be the biggest and best so far. Visit Z82Retrocade for details.
GenGAME Arcade World Championships
May 2, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Taking place on Saturday May 2nd from 11am until Midnight, the is free with your $15 paid admission to the arcade. The tournament is open-invitation, so feel free to bring along a friend. It makes for a perfect get-together, both for the arcade veteran as well as the casual gamer. There will be prizes for the first place winner, as well as supplementary prizes for other participants.
January 5, 2015 - January 5, 2015
December 12, 2014 - December 12, 2014
November 6, 2014 - November 6, 2014
Retro Rumble 2014
October 11, 2014 - October 11, 2014
Registration is $5 per person with teams of three competing. A random die roll will determine what games each team member will be playing. All proceeds go to benefit Canton Middle School's "Backpacks of Love" Organization. Visit the website for more details.
2nd Annual Arcade Outsider's Tourney
October 10, 2014 - October 11, 2014
Once again, Grinkers is hosting a classic arcade tournament that promises to be bigger and better than ever. It is free to register (the games operate on quarters) and there will be prizes up for grabs. The tournament begins at 6pm on Friday and ends at 10pm on Saturday with a live broadcast of Arcade Outsiders.
First Annual Myastenia Gravis Fundraiser
September 27, 2014 - September 27, 2014
Please visit the website for details on how to attend this charitable event. There will be console tournaments as well as a Galaga world record attempt. Check it out!
Kong Klash 4
September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
Tournaments begin at 2pm. There's a beginner's and an expert's division. Visit the website to sign up!
Killer Queen Tournament
August 31, 2014 - August 31, 2014
This is a team based tournament. 5 vs 5 matchup on the arcade prototype Killer Queen.
SEGA WEEK TOURNAMENT
August 25, 2014 - September 1, 2014
High score tournament in 20 games made by SEGA!
August 9, 2014 - August 9, 2014
RetroMania is back! It will be the same kind of format as before. Money raised will help out the local community. Games TBA. Stay tuned!
June 22, 2014 - June 28, 2014
20 game high score tournament in Capcom games!
Fortune & Glory Tournament
June 21, 2014 - June 22, 2014
$25 entry fee with a maximum of 25 entrants. Free T-shirt with entry. Visit website or follow them on your favorite social network site for details.
May 4, 2014 - May 10, 2014
7 classic titles. 7 days to play. Special advanced purchase admission pricing covers the entire tournament run.
Kong Klash 3
March 29, 2014 - March 29, 2014
The popular Donkey Kong tournament is back. Visit website for details.
Battle of the Arcades 2014 - GGA
March 8, 2014 - March 9, 2014
Gamers from Galloping Ghost unite to battle Richie Knucklez and KenCade in this annual event. Visit the GGA website for details.
BOTA3: Richie Knucklez
March 8, 2014 - March 9, 2014
Gamers unite as a team to compete against gamers from The KenCade and Galloping Ghost Arcades.
BOTA3: The KenCade
March 8, 2014 - March 9, 2014
KenCade gamers unite to compete as a team against the gamers from Galloping Ghost Arcade and Richie Knucklez Arcade.
February 21, 2014 - February 21, 2014
It is a Pac-Man Battle Royale tournament. Every Friday at 6pm you sign up for free at the bar. The top 4 winners will get a prize and an entry into the finals on Feb 21st. The grand prize for winning the finals is a Ms. Pac-Man arcade cabinet! Game on!
January 18, 2014 - January 18, 2014
Tournament starts at 11am. The games in the tournament are Ms. Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, and Galaga. There will be door prizes throughout the day as well. Visit the website for more details.
Video Game Armageddon
December 14, 2013 - December 14, 2013
$5 entry includes an all day pass complete with tournaments, contests, and more.
Full details can be found here...
Grand Opening Tournament
November 16, 2013 - November 16, 2013
A pinball tournament where a portion of the money raised will go toward the NYC Food Bank as part of a multi-city movement called "Flip Off Hunger".
Hallo-SCREAM Pinball Tournament
October 20, 2013 - October 20, 2013
Please visit the website for details.
A link is provided here...
Kong Klash 2
September 28, 2013 - September 28, 2013
The Classic Gamers of America (CGA) will be holding a Donkey Kong tournament. There will be three divisions depending on your skill level. There is no additional fee outside of the normal entrance fee to compete.
Fraiser Valley Flip-Out
September 27, 2013 - September 29, 2013
An open pinball tournament with official with IFPA rankings at stake. Visit this link for more information.
Street Fighter II Champion Edition Tournament
August 17, 2013 - August 17, 2013
This is a double elimination tournament on the arcade game Street Fighter II:CE. Trophies are awarded for the top 3. There is no additional entry fee other than the main admission fee into the arcade.
1st Annual Georgia Pinball Open
July 20, 2013 - July 20, 2013
This is an official IFPA sanctioned event where you'll be ranked against the greatest pinball players in the world. Tournament starts at 11am. Please visit the website or their Facebook page for more details.
Big Buck HD World Championship 2013
June 23, 2013 - July 21, 2013
This is a nationwide contest to see which location can play Big Buck HD the most at a participating venue. The winning location gets a Big Buck party which includes raffle drawings, Beat the Champ shootout, and a main one night tournament. Visit the Game Grid website for more details.
Metallica Launch Party
June 16, 2013 - June 16, 2013
Un-official launch party for Stern's new Metallica pinball!
May 6, 2013 - May 12, 2013
5th Annual Webcasting Crap Game Tournament
Battle of the Bands
April 21, 2013 - April 21, 2013
This is a pinball tournament featuring a qualifying round of Elvis by Stern, Gunz n' Roses by Data East, and AC/DC (Premium Edition)by Stern. After qualifying rounds are complete, the top 8 compete in a double elimination tournament bracket to determine the winner.
NBA Jam Tournament Edition Tournament
March 18, 2013 - March 18, 2013
There is room for 32 teams of two. You will be playing the arcade cabinet NBA JAM Tournament Edition. Prizes will be awarded for position and best team name. Visit the site for more details.
Williams Manufacturer's Challenge
March 16, 2013 - March 16, 2013
$20 entry fee will get you a chance to win your share of $1000 in prize money.
Test your skill at six popular games from the golden years of Williams arcade including Make Trax, Defender, Robotron, Joust, Sinistar, and Moon Patrol.
Tournament is limited to 25 entries. Registration is at 10:30am.
BOTA2 The KenCade
March 9, 2013 - March 10, 2013
One of three arcades competing in this years Battle of the Arcades
Shmuppreciation 16-Hour Marathon
March 8, 2013 - March 9, 2013
Gaming industry icon Trickman Terry is gearing up to zap enemies and blast foes for a fantastic cause. Beginning this Friday, March 8, the videogame veteran will launch a streaming, 16-hour shoot-em-up (shmup) marathon in support of “Bring the Girls Home”, a fundraiser dedicated to raising the funds necessary to unite his niece Emily and husband Tony with their two adopted daughters from Africa.
This will be live-streamed at www.twitch.tv/trickman
Annual NEACF Funspot tournament
March 2, 2013 - March 2, 2013
Like the past events, we'll all meet up there in the morning and play a selection of games for high score. You get one try per game. Everyone bring an arcade/video game/pinball related prize for the prize pool and award ceremony.
Avengers Launch Party
February 22, 2013 - February 22, 2013
Come play the Avengers from Stern Pinball and compete for some great prizes!
Arcade VS Arcade VS Arcade
December 8, 2012 - December 22, 2012
The High Score event of the Year as three arcades: Galloping Ghost Arcade, Game Grid Arcade and Underground Retrocade compete on Pitfall II, Super Spacefortress Macross, Crystal Castles and X-Men.
Arcade vs Arcade vs Arcade
December 8, 2012 - December 22, 2012
Armageddon it! Everyone can participate in the tournament to end all tournaments! The Underground has teamed up with Galloping Ghost (Brookfield, IL) and Game Grid (West Valley City, UT) to bring you a points-based slugfest running today through December 22!
The Kong Off 2
November 16, 2012 - November 18, 2012
Taking place November 16th, 17th, and 18th...."The Top 12 Donkey Kong Players In The World" will go head to head for The Kong Off Title.
Outer Banks Pinfest 2
November 10, 2012 - November 10, 2012
Late Registration until noon, $ 20:00 entry fee includes 40 tokens & Tournament Tee Shirt.
We will be having 2 separate tournaments, Pro player play in the “A” Tournament, and the Regular players play in the “B” Tournament.
Typing of the Dead Tournament
October 27, 2012 - October 27, 2012
$5 buy in + $5 entry fee.
Registration begins at 6pm
Tournament begins at 8pm
You get three chances to play. Only your highest score counts.
Winner receives the whole pot.
Game will be on freeplay from registration to the end of the tournament.
Minimum 12 players required. Please RSVP to let them know you are coming.
GallopingGhostArcade vs Underground Retrocade
September 22, 2012 - September 29, 2012
Watch streams as 3 top players from Galloping Ghost Arcade (Matt Rocco, Matt Walters & James White) compete for high scores against 3 top players from the Underground Retrocade (Rob Link, George Strain & Han Kollinger). They will each be setting scores in these 7 games: Bump N Jump, Centipede, Frogger, Galaga, Gyruss, Ms. Pac Man Turbo, & Time Pilot.
John's Arcade Invitational
June 23, 2012 - June 23, 2012
John Jacobsen's famous New England bash. Better this year now with high score tournament. Come compete with the New England crowd on the six games plus one mystery game. This is one of John's biggest events. Don't miss out!
Monthly Pinball Tournament
May 12, 2012 - May 12, 2012
Last month's turnout was so good, it is now a monthly affair! $5 + $5 buy-in tournament. Play three different pinball games which will be announced on the day of the tourney. Top four players will move on to the finals and play a fourth pinball game to determine a winner.
The games were No Fear: Dangerous Sport, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and Creature from the Black Lagoon. The top four moved on to play Baywatch in the finals.
CT4: The Trilogy Continues
May 7, 2012 - May 13, 2012
The tournament will start at 12:00 am Eastern (midnight) Monday, May 7th and will conclude at 11:59 pm Eastern on Sunday, May 13th.
1st Ever Game Galaxy Pinball Tournament
April 21, 2012 - April 21, 2012
Registration began at 12 noon on April 21st. The names of the games were not revealed until registration opened. Tournament started at 3pm. Each player played one game on three different pinball machines. The top four overall in points went on to a final matchup with each other on a fourth game. Entry fee was $5 + $5. The three games used were Radical, FunHouse, and No Fear: Dangerous Sports. The final round game was TRON:Legacy.
Outer Banks Pinfest
April 14, 2012 - April 14, 2012
10am to 8pm
1st Place: $500 + pinball machine
2nd Place: $250 + 250 tokens
3rd Place: $125 + 125 tokens
4th Place: $50 gift certificate
5th Place: $25 gift certificate
March 31, 2012 - March 31, 2012
Classic Gaming Festival
March 24, 2012 - March 25, 2012
The Battle of the Arcades!
March 24, 2012 - March 25, 2012
The Battle of the Arcades!
March 24, 2012 - March 25, 2012
The Battle of the Arcades!
March 24, 2012 - March 25, 2012
GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE PINBALL TOURNAMENT
February 18, 2012 - February 18, 2012
Come join us for our 2nd PINBALL TOURNAMENT! Players will compete in 5 of our pinball games for highest score. Players will be separated into casual & pro divisions. Prizes for top player in each division. No additional entry fee, just the regular $15 at the door. More info posted soon! On that night there will be no practicing so the games won't be available to play before 7pm. After the tournament we will have the pinball room open for everyone to play until close at 2AM!
GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE 1st PINBALL TOURNAMENT
November 26, 2011 - November 26, 2011
Come join us for our much anticipated 1st PINBALL TOURNAMENT! Players will compete in 5 of our pinball games for highest score. Players will be separated into casual & pro divisions. Prizes for top player in each division. No additional entry fee, just the regular $15 at the door. More info posted soon! After the tournament we will have the pinball room open for everyone to play until close at 2AM! Sign up starts at 6PM!
Retro Arcade Museum
October 29, 2011 - October 29, 2011
This is a once a month arcade museum with over 50 games available for play. Cost is $10 at the door and includes freeplay on all the machines plus entry into the various console gaming tournaments held there throughout the day. Hours of operation are 10am-9pm on October 29th only.
For more information, visit www.gamegalaxyarcade.com
Month of Mappy
October 20, 2011 - November 20, 2011
Aurcade.com Mappy high score contest. Highest score at the end wins the $100 first prize.
October 19, 2011 - October 23, 2011
The pinball convention takes place at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel. For more information, please visit www.pinballexpo.net
Pacific Pinball Exposition
September 23, 2011 - September 25, 2011
The event will be held at the Marin Civic Center. For more information, please visit www.pacificpinball.org
Store Closing Party
September 17, 2011 - September 17, 2011
Game Galaxy in Rivergate is closing its doors for good, but it wants to go out with a bang! $10 cover charge and all the games are set to freeplay.
Event starts at 6pm and runs till 12:30am.
Donkey Kong WR Attempts
August 14, 2011 - August 14, 2011
Hank Chien and Dean Saglio are going for the Donkey Kong WR at Richie Knucklez' Arcade in Flemingotn, NJ.
GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
August 13, 2011 - August 14, 2011
Come join us for our 1 year anniversary!! We want to thank every one for all the support we received in the last year by having a party! Starting SATURDAY at 11AM, we will be open around the clock until 2AM on MONDAY (39 hour event!)! We will have free food, several tournaments, high score runs, contests and more!
TRON: Legacy Challenge
August 13, 2011 - August 31, 2011
Game Galaxy in Madison, TN is running a contest revolving around the pinball game TRON: Legacy. The first player to reach Portal Multiball wins $50. This challenge is ongoing until someone actually reaches it at that location. This remains the only place in Tennessee where you can play this pinball game.
Arcade After Dark
July 23, 2011 - July 23, 2011
Game Galaxy in Rivergate is hosting a late night gaming party. Cover fee is $8 ($5 if you post the invite on your favorite social network). Most of the arcade machines will be set to "free play" (except for Time Crisis 3). Pinball machines will be set to 25 cents per play (except for TRON: Legacy). Gaming will be from 8pm-midnight! Cmon out and join the fun!
Pinball Wizard Challenge 2011
July 15, 2011 - July 17, 2011
The Pinball Wizard Arcade in Pelham, NH announces its First Annual International Pinball Wizard Challenge 2011. This challenge marks the six month anniversary of the arcade’s opening and will offer 24 Pinball Machines divided into three individual competitions according to the year produced - 1980’s, 1990’s and 2000’s. Cash and Prizes will be offered for each competition.
Big Money - Big Prizes - Ranked Fight Tournament
June 25, 2011 - June 25, 2011
JUNE 25, 2011 TOURNAMENTS - 6PM
- BIG MONEY - BIG PRIZES
- MORTAL KOMBAT (2011) ($125 for 1st place!)
- SUPER STREET FIGHTER IV AE ($125 for 1st place!)
- MARVEL vs CAPCOM 3 ($125 for 1st place)!
Prizes for 1st place & tournaments with over 25 competitors will have prizes for 2 & 3rd place too.
Possible extra tournaments in King Of Fighters XIII, Street Fighter III 3rd Strike & a Mortal Kombat (2011) Tag Tournament!
More details at:
June 23, 2011 - June 23, 2011
It is the official grand opening of the 2nd Game Galaxy location. There should be about 45-50 games on hand... including the new TRON: Legacy pinball game by Stern! It is boasting the ONLY location in Tennessee where this pinball game will be available for play.
May 9, 2011 - May 15, 2011
Top gamers playing the bottom of the barrel games! All games broadcast live on the internet.
Auric's Open House
April 30, 2011 - April 30, 2011
Auric's open house. This time with a little tournament fun!
March 19, 2011 - March 20, 2011
The Donkey Kong event of the century!
ACAM World Record Challenge
March 12, 2011 - March 12, 2011
Five players from around the world attempt to reclaim the throne on classic games such as: Frogger, Tempest, Turbo Outron, Super Zaxxon and Phoenix.
First Annual Classic Video Game Olympics
September 17, 2010 - September 19, 2010
John McAllister and Donald Hayes tied for the championship. Mark Sellers was third place, followed by Fred Ochs in fourth, and Chris Freeman in fifth.
Labor Day Marathons
September 4, 2010 - September 6, 2010
World Record marathons at the KenCade held during the Labor Day weekend holiday.
June 3, 2010 - June 6, 2010
The 12th Annual Classic Gaming Tournament at Funspot!
CAGDC 2010 Tournament
March 17, 2010 - March 20, 2010
The historical fifth annual edition of The Classic Arcade Gaming (dot com) Tournament is again being held at the Richie Knucklez' Arcade, which is one of the world's foremost classic arcades. Located in Flemington, New Jersey, the four-day event (three days for the tournament) will take place from Thursday March 18th through Sunday March 21st, 2010.
December 31, 2009 - January 4, 2010
Annual gaming convention
4th of July Bash
July 4, 2009 - July 4, 2009
Auric's very first tournament at his garage arcade.
May 28, 2009 - May 31, 2009
The 11th Annual Funspot Classic Arcade Tournament
May 29, 2008 - June 1, 2008
The 10th Annual Funspot Classic Arcade Tournament
June 4, 2001 - June 6, 2001
The 3rd Annual Classic Arcade Tournament at Funspot.
May 29, 1999 - May 29, 1999
The 1st Annual Classic Gaming Tournament at Funspot.