ORLANDO, Fla. — This Orlando bar offers something a bit different from those who love the classic arcade-style games of the past.
What You Need To Know
- It is a nostalgic blast to the past
- Player 1 Video Game Bar has classic arcade games
“It's sweet and strong," Tyler Shmookler said as he fixed a drink behind the bar.
While Shmookler fixes drinks like any other bartender, he certainly doesn't work at your average bar.
You see each of these drinks is given a name, like the Kirby, named after the old school arcade games that inside Player 1 Video Game Bar in Orlando.
“This is one of my favorite games out of all the ones we have in here," Shmookler said as he played a classic machine.
It is a nostalgic blast to the past. Inside player one they have dozens of arcade-style games that span decades.
“We have everything from the beginning of time to newer arcade cabinets," Shmookler said.
Even games where you can get with a group of friends, testing your skills and battling it out.
“You get your friends together, rent out some systems, have a few drinks, just a really fun time," local gamer Ricardo Medina said.
Any expert can try his or her hand inside this arcade bar to the selection of games that will rival most collectors, so you can try the most challenging to more beginner games. All of it packing in some serious arcade nostalgia fun.
Player One is open seven days a week from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. for more information head to its website.