The early 90s were a magical time for arcade games, especially in Japan. So there is no better way to travel back in time than to watch this excerpt from a 1992 documentary Everything about the Game Fantasy arcade in Nerima, Tokyo.
Cut from a longer video about arcade gamesThe excerpt does not have properly translated English subtitles (although you can rely on automatic translation if you are brave), but that’s fine. While it would be nice to join in, we’re here to see the sights and sounds.
The stairs. The glittering floors. The brand new Street fighter II Cabinets. A fighting game competition from the start. That’s the good shit. An empire at its peak.