Saturday January 05, 2013

Namco Plans to Open a Chain of Arcade Restaurants

Namco Bandai Games, the company that brought you arcade games galore including Pac-Man, Space Invaders and more recently, Tank! Tank! Tank! Is branching out into new territory and bringing back a new slant on arcades. Once found on every corner, the arcade game fell to the more convenient Console and PC gaming platforms. You may now be able to dine in an upscaled restaurant and recapture part of your youth playing vintage arcade games.

"It’s no secret that we’ve been exploring a number of new business models and noodling the future of Out-of-Home entertainment for several years now, and our current planning does include an ‘upscale’ restaurant with ‘entertainment elements"