Looking for some new toys to get your kids ready to head back to school? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by WGN in Chicago to talk about some great new toys to prepare kids to head back to class. For more on the items featured in this segment, check out the product notes below, and for our complete rundown of the best gifts for the season, check out our Spring and Summer gift guide.
The Arcade1Up brings back some of the most iconic arcade games ever created in a classic and redesigned form. It is the perfect way to relive retro moments or experience them for the first time!
Arcade1Up is easy to assemble and stands four feet tall.
Available in four exciting versions, the cabinets include three to four classic games on each. All the machines feature original artwork for all-time iconic gameplay such as Street Fighter II Champion Edition, Asteroids, Centipede and Rampage.
Each Arcade1Up has full-color, hi-resolution 17-inch screens, and sounds that truly immerse you into the gaming world, alongside a joystick and control buttons.
Bill Reese has been production director at The Toy Insider since 2014. A former editor at Playbill and graduate of SUNY–Purchase, he spends most weekends rooting for the New York Red Bulls pro soccer team and staring adoringly at his baby boy Jonah.
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