Got cabin fever? Head to the arcade
The kids are bound to get bored being cooped up inside during winter's cold weather this holiday break. When they do, head to a local arcade. Here are some options:
The Fun Center & Arcade at the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa has a variety of new and classic games, from Ms. Pac-Man to iCube and Fruit Ninja. There also is pinball, basketball, Swarm 3D and more. Redeem tickets from the games for prizes such as stuffed animals, electronics and more. The Fun Center offers Games for Grades: bring in your report card to earn $3 game credit for As and $2 game credit for Bs, not to exceed $10. If you’re looking to become the ultimate gamer, work your way into Club Underground by accumulating $200 onto your Fun Center Game Card, earning 10 percent off all games, plus two free games per day.
Never run out of fun at at FunQuest at Grand Sierra Resort. With 40,000 square feet of arcade games plus 9,000 square feet for laser tag, there’s something for everyone at FunQuest. The arcade has more than 125 video games, laser tag and Battlefield LIVE. For children 12 and younger, there’s Tumble Town, home to a four-level climbing apparatus, Spider Mountain climbing structure, a bounce house, and a giant slide. FunQuest also hosts birthday parties with several package options available for all sizes of parties.
The Skywalk Arcade at the Nugget Casino Resort is a hidden gem and a gamer’s dream. With driving games, Guitar Hero, basketball, air hockey and more, there are plenty of games to keep kids of all ages entertained for hours at a time. Trade in your tickets for a wide range of prizes, from stickers to remote control vehicles to selfie sticks and more. If you want to become an arcade high roller, head down to Karat Rewards on the casino floor to sign up for the frequent player program. If you’re feeling really lucky, try out one of the seven crane machines on the arcade floor and see if you can score a great prize.
Voted Reno’s best arcade, the Game Lab at the Peppermill Resort Casino Spa is home to some of the hottest video games around and feature Reno’s biggest and best collection of retro arcade games. Join the Game Lab Arcade Club to maximize your fun and take advantage of perks like birthday discounts, games for grades, free gelato for every 500 tickets redeemed daily and more. The Game Lab also hosts birthday parties, with a variety of packages to suit all sizes of parties. The Game Lab features Retro Row, where retro games like Frogger and Pac-Man can be played for retro prices -- $.25 each.