ABC News Report from 1982 – People Love Arcade Games

Back in 1982, ABC News channel 7 Los Angeles did a five part series about the arcade video game industry. Thanks to shertz43 for uploading this wonderful piece of arcade history.

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4 thoughts on “ABC News Report from 1982 – People Love Arcade Games

  1. Great video! Tron! The Midway factory floor footage was pretty awesome…though Toasters and Chainsaws…did that ever get made?

  2. Ugly American says:

    I notice 2 things in these videos.

    The games are each very different. Frogger is nothing like Space Invaders. Compare that to today – FPS, FPS, FPS.

    People are lean and healthy looking.

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