Game On 2.0 event in Tasmania gives love to arcades

Shaggy June 30, 2010 5

(Thanks to Gabe for the info)

A “history of gaming” event is about to take place in Tasmania and it’s giving a proper spot to arcades. Called Game On 2.0, this is a follow-up event to Game On which got it’s start at

Some of the arcade games that will be at Game On 2.0

The Barbican museum in London. This one is originating in Inveresk (Launceston, Tasmania) and will later travel onto Greece and then other select parts of the world. Plenty of history will be there for attendees to play and while we don’t have a complete game list to look over at the moment, more will be revealed in the coming days leading up to the event, which begins this Saturday.

Just One More Game has a behind-the-scenes look at the setup for Game On 2.0, which includes a number of classic arcade titles, pinball games and even the recent VirtuSphere simulator, which we have discussed before.


5 Comments »

  1. justonemoregame June 30, 2010 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    Thanks guys!

    PS: Can anyone identify the 3rd (white) cab in the picture above?

    • Shaggy June 30, 2010 at 9:35 pm - Reply

      Looks like a Centipede to me!

      • arcades4ever July 6, 2010 at 6:51 pm - Reply

        hi shaggy I sent you an e-mail via youtube about an gaming event at the national meadia museum in bradford west yorkshire UK. its called “its all fun and games” did you recieve my mail because I didn’t get a reply. I have photos of the exhibit and of the outside of the museum all done up retro. send me your e-mail address via youtube messaging and I’ll e-mail them you 🙂 its on for at least another month and it was great fun too. here’s the link of the site. its had all past console atari etc to the original xbox with sega mega drive, snes and N64 playable hooked up

        http://www.nationalmediamuseum.org.uk/general/MuseumNews.asp?NewsID=235

      • arcades4ever July 6, 2010 at 6:53 pm - Reply

        P.S. forgot to mention they had some arcade machines on display too of course including centapede, donkey kong, frogger, astroids, defender and others, all original vintages 😉

  2. justonemoregame July 1, 2010 at 12:57 am - Reply

    Yeah, spot on Shaggy, thanks!

    (For some reason I originally thought it was some obscure Galaxians variant)

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