FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A revolution in gaming started in the Summit City continued into the new year.

New arcades offer options to gamers in place of in-home video games. A virtual reality arcade opened around the same time as a pinball arcade late 2017.

A so-called “beercade” was also in the works in early 2018. The arcade has been open since December in Covington Plaza, near Covington and Getz Roads.

It connects gamers with technology in use more and more in daily life. Goggles and handheld controls put the gamer in another world.

“If you want to feel like you are an action hero in your favorite action movie, that’s what we’re all about,” Barker explained. “It’s putting you in the front seat of the experience.” That experience is set in padded, open rooms where multiple people can link up to play a variety of games ranging from fun, family friendly games, good for birthday parties to more violent, survival style games meant for older players. Read more from…

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