Arcade & Pinball Machines



SoCal Gaming Expo offers a nostalgic journey into the world of arcade and pinball machines, delighting attendees with a vast array of classic and modern games set on free-play mode. Walking through the expo, visitors are greeted by the sight of colorful cabinets adorned with iconic artwork and flashing lights, evoking memories of arcades past. From timeless classics like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong to rare gems and modern favorites, there's something for every gaming enthusiast to enjoy.

In addition, there may even be a range of interactive games such as Dance Dance Revolution

arcade machines

One of the most enticing aspects of the expo is the opportunity for attendees to experience unlimited gameplay without the need for coins or tokens. With machines set to free play mode, guests can immerse themselves fully in the gaming experience, trying their hand at beating high scores or discovering hidden secrets without worrying about running out of credits. This fosters an atmosphere of camaraderie and friendly competition as players gather around their favorite cabinets, cheering each other on and sharing tips and tricks.

Budapest, Hungary - March 25, 2018: Pinball museum. Pinball table close up view of vintage machine.

Beyond simply providing entertainment, the arcade and pinball machines at SoCal Gaming Expo serve as a testament to the enduring appeal of retro gaming. For many attendees, these games hold a special place in their hearts, representing cherished memories of childhood spent in arcades with friends and family. By offering free play access to a wide variety of games, the expo not only celebrates gaming culture but also preserves and promotes the rich history of arcade and pinball machines for future generations to enjoy.


Special thank you to Captain's Auction Warehouse our main pinball machine contributor. If you are interested in bringing arcade machines to the show please contact