Video games sure have come a long way, haven't they?

Today's games are more of an immersive experience than "just a game." Many of them place the user in an enormous cyber world, where they're free to roam and interact with all the people, places, and things in their environment. Just to survive, the player has to think about everything from the weapons they're carrying to the shoes on their feet and everything in-between.

Remember the good ol' days when gaming wasn't so complicated. There was a time when playing a video game didn't require a Master's degree in virtual technology. Once upon a time... all a video game player had to worry about was a stupid gorilla at the top of a platform whipping barrels down at them; or 4 ghosts named Inky, Blinky, Pinky, and Clyde catching them before they devoured all the dots of a maze.

If you long for those days, The Revelry at 1065 N. Dobson Rd. in Mesa, AZ has just the place for you. Within the festival atmosphere of our entertainment complex is the ultimate retro arcade experience we call Pop Culture. That's where you'll find not only Donkey Kong and Ms. Pacman, but other button-mashing classics like Missile Command, Centipede, Mortal Kombat, Asteroids, Street Fighter, and many more.

The fun begins at a grand opening in July! While you're there, find out which of the characters from those classic arcade games your personality best matches. Are you a mustachioed plumber with a penchant for suspenders and rescuing a damsel in distress, or are you a red beret-wearing lean, mean female fighting machine. Everybody knows who the former is, but the true retro gamer would also know the name of the latter.

Games galore await at Pop Culture, but there's also a dance floor and a bar for when your fingers get tired from executing all those combo fighting commands. Classic arcade fun is definitely not "game over."

Check out the Membership options here, and make sure to stay tuned for updates so you can be first in line for the fun!!

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