Build stunning Arcade Centre’s, purchase a range of arcades machines, manage troublesome staff in this colourful and humorous simulation management game. Inspired by Two Point Hospital, Prison Architect and Megaquarium.
All Reviews:
Mostly Positive (146) - 75% of the 146 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 12, 2019

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are a small 3 person indie team.

We decided to release to build up our community, see what the players want and have to suggest, using their feedback and ideas to improve the overall Arcade Tycoon experience.
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Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We have released updates every fortnite since release with 12 major updates.
Aiming full release mid 2021.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“Please see the roadmap to see where we are upto and what is to come.

What is the current state of the Early Access version?


Currently 12 major Update.
It's now easier to say whats not in the game. @16/01/2021

Difficulty Settings
New Characters

These should be put in by 14 update.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“EA £9.99
Full release £12.99”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Competitions for the community.
Incorporating feedback via discord.”
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“Arcade Tycoon it's one of the best Tycoon I ever played”
7.7 – Hidden Gems

About This Game

Steve - Channel 4 TV, Go 8 Bit "Joyful, Fun, Addictive"
Geekism - "Retro Tycoon Fun"

Ever wanted to build your own Arcade Empire?

Arcade Tycoon lets the player design, manage and build in this amazing world of classic isometric pixel art. Keep the guests happy by choosing from using a list of hundreds entertainment machines and decorative items. Remember that a happy guest spends more of their hard-earned dollars. Discover new games, tech and staff using the research and unlocking menus. Inspired by Two Point Hospital, Megaquarium and Game Dev Tycoon.


Design and Build

Delight your guests with a huge variety of entertainment including consoles, pinball, retro, modern day, shooters, pool, ice hockey, virtual reality and more. Create awesome-looking themed areas by purchasing unique attractions and decorating all aspects: floors, walls, pictures, and all the required and very handy facilities.

12 Campaign Levels and Sandbox

Build and manage arcades at such diverse locations as the ghetto, wacky museums, theme parks, pirate ship, shopping malls and haunted hotels or you can have a casual game with the sandbox mode, and still experience expansion and growth.

Employee and Guests

Customers will drop litter, be sick, steal, poo themselves, crave specific machines, and need access to food and drinks. Select from a range of staff, whose wages depend on their skill levels. Security, cleaners, technician and entertainers are waiting to help with the guests' needs.

Power Management

Make sure you have enough juice for your machines otherwise you could end up with a chain of cataclysmic explosions.

Marketing and Finance

Detailed finance panel allows you to check all your profits or losses, with monthly statements, graphs, marketing and loans available at Donald Corp.

Below To Be Implemented - Keep up to date visit announcements for details.

Tech Tree

Unlock new upgrades and hot Tech to help your arcade run more smoothly or to do research so you can continue to make your arcade more amazing and entertaining.

  • Build and Manage
  • 12 Level Campaign
  • Sandbox Mode
  • Humour
  • Customization
  • Tech Tree
  • Power Management
  • Staff Management
  • Marketing and Finance

Want to help? Be brave enough to support our Early Access release!

Come and join discord show off your arcade, take part in competitions, tell us your favorate arcade machines!

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 2 GHz dual core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory
    • Storage: 1500 MB available space
    • OS: Windows 7/8
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Hardware Accelerated Graphics with dedicated memory

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