Why Arcades Are Still Thriving In Japan – Cheddar Explains

From Cheddar.

American arcades are largely dead, killed by negative public sentiment and advancements in personal gaming. But arcades in Japan were able to survive and today are thriving. Even amidst a global pandemic. Cheddar Explains how Japanese arcades evolved to stay relevant.

Further reading:

The Verge
https://www.theverge.com/2013/1/16/3740422/the-life-and-death-of-the-american-arcade-for-amusement-only

Travel Outlandish
https://traveloutlandish.com/blog/japanese-arcades-tokyo/

Japan Times
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/culture/2019/08/17/general/japan-video-game-arcades-relevant/

Kotaku
https://kotaku.com/how-japanese-arcades-are-trying-to-protect-against-the-1844452046

Engadget
https://www.engadget.com/sega-arcade-streaming-data-denter-japan-164030263.html

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