The GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE provides a video gaming experience like no other! We are the LARGEST video arcade in the USA, and currently have over 550+ games to play and have more games up and running all the time! Unlike most arcades, we do not use quarters or tokens. All of our games are set to FREE PLAY! We charge a $20 door fee and then you can come in and play ALL the games for as long as you want! We are open until 2AM daily (EVERYDAY including all holidays)! We offer Weekly, Monthly, Yearly & Lifetime Memberships as well! We are also one of the most reputable arcades for tracking high scores and world records. We currently have over 180+ World Records set here!
Monday, September 17th: Darius II (Taito, 1989) added to the arcade floor Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Dead Connection: 116,030 Chris Plachy defended his Hardcore Belt title against Geoff Lucas in Twinkle Star Sprites Tuesday, September 18th: GGA’s own Pete Hahn featured in Old School Gamer Magazine – Walter Day Trading Card SpotlightRead More
Monday, September 3rd: CyberBots (Capcom 1994) added to the arcade floor Joel Snavley set the Aurcade World Record in Bad Dudes Vs. Dragon Ninja: 999,999 Steven Lucas set the Aurcade World Record in The Real Ghostbusters: 1,570,200 Jimmy Mac set the Aurcade High Score in Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert: 155,475 Wednesday, September 5th: Cabinet Upgrade: New BlackRead More
Monday, August 27th: Dragon Breed (Irem, 1989) added to the arcade floor. Doc Mack, Brian Colin (Rampage), Jeff Lee (Q*bert), and Daniel Pesina (Mortal Kombat) were on a panel for IGDA Chicago, The Past & Future of Classic Games James White set the Aurcade World Record in Oli Boo Chu: 101,400 Thursday, August 30th: Tim Broderick set the Aurcade World Record inRead More
Monday, August 13th: GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE’S 8 YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Cliff Hangar (Stern 1983) added to the arcade floor Gamshara (Mitchell, 2002) added to the arcade floor Announcing Chris Plachy as our newest GAMER OF THE YEAR! Peter Gorz set the Aurcade World Record in Cabal: 1,606,490 Martin Bedard set the Aurcade World Record in Rip Off: 10,830 MikeRead More
Monday, August 6th: Bio Ship Paladin (1990, American Sammy) added to the arcade floor: Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Dead Connections: 112,750 Tuesday, August 7th: Chris Plachy set the Aurcade High Score in Bio-Ship Paladin: 370,900 Thursday, August 9th: Cabinet Upgrade: The Cliffhangar Edward Randy has a brand new monitor! Friday, August 10th: T20, theRead More
Monday, July 30th Cabal (Fabtek, 1988) added to the arcade floor. Thanks to Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades for grabbing it for us! Big thanks to Chris Blucher for bringing pizza for everyone at the reveal! Galloping Ghost Arcade had a mention on WGN Radio’s Bill and Wendy! Thanks WGN and thanks to Jimmy Mac McInerney for posting thisRead More