Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Arcade1Up Expands its Award-Winning Retro Home Arcade Machine Line to Kids with Arcade1Up Jr. PAW Patrol™ this Holiday Season

Arcade1Up Expands its Award-Winning Retro Home Arcade Machine Line to Kids with Arcade1Up Jr. PAC-MAN™ and PAW Patrol™ this Holiday Season

MIAMI,FL, Aug. 24, 2021 -- Tastemakers LLC’s Arcade1Up, the leader in at home entertainment, brings retro gaming to a new generation by expanding its offering of ¾ scale retro home arcade and pinball machines to kids (ages 4-8 years old) with the new Arcade1up Jr. line. Beginning on October 15th consumers can purchase Arcade1Up Jr. PAC-MAN™, followed by Arcade1Up Jr. PAW Patrol™ on November 15th. 

“We are very excited to add Arcade1Up Jr. to our at home entertainment collection,” said Scott Bachrach, Founder and CEO of Tastemakers LLC and Arcade1Up. “It’s a nostalgic experience for fans of retro gaming to introduce to the next generation.” 

With exciting features and kid-friendly accessibility, Arcade1Up Jr. is the perfect gift for young players to get the retro arcade experience that their parents grew up with, at home. It also supports kids as they develop their hand-eye coordination and may improve motor skills.

Features include:

  • Multiple games: Arcade1Up Jr. comes with a variety of licensed classic retro games: 
  • PAC-MAN™: DIG DUG™ and GALAGA™.  
  • PAW Patrol™ Chase is in a Race, PAW Patrol Off Duty and PAW Patrol Pups on the Go, based on the popular preschool franchise created by Spin Master Entertainment. 
  • Multiple levels of challenge: Simplifies the game experience making it accessible to kids of all ages and skill levels. 
  • Gameplay designed for kids: The 3 ft. kid-sized arcade cabinets make it easy for kids to take control and learn how to play the games at their own pace, with oversized buttons, an 8in. monitor and in game features that support those just starting to play.  
  • No assembly required: Take it out of the box and plug it in.

Consumers will be able to purchase Arcade1Up Jr. online at Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Target, Kohl’s, Walmart, QVC, HSN, and others.  Price and features may vary by retailer, starting at $ $279.99 For more information, a full list of our retail partners and to sign up to be notified of the release of Arcade1Up Jr., please visit: Check Arcade1Up out on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

About TASTEMAKERS LLC | Arcade1Up 
Tastemakers LLC is a leader in accessible and attainable at home entertainment products. The company’s latest offering is its Arcade1Up brand of award-winning, innovative ¾ scale arcade cabinets with classic retro licensed games for the home. Arcade1Up’s classic titles include: Street Fighter, X-Men, Mortal Kombat, Pong, PAC-MAN™, NBA Jam, Star Wars, Marvel Super Heroes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more. For more information, please go to  

About Spin Master
Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY) is a leading global children's entertainment company creating exceptional play experiences through a diverse portfolio of innovative toys, entertainment franchises and digital games. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands PAW Patrol®, Bakugan®, Kinetic Sand®, Air Hogs®, Hatchimals®, Rubik’s Cube® and GUND®, and is the toy licensee for other popular properties.  Spin Master Entertainment creates and produces compelling multiplatform content, stories and endearing characters through its in-house studio and partnerships with outside creators, including the preschool success PAW Patrol and nine other original shows along with multiple short-form series, which are distributed in more than 190 countries. The Company has an established digital presence anchored by the Toca Boca® and Sago Mini® brands, which combined have more than 50 million monthly active users. With close to 2,000 employees in 28 offices globally, Spin Master distributes products in more than 100 countries. For more information visit or follow on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter @spinmaster. 

PAC-MAN™&©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc 

GALAGA™&©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. 

DIG DUG™&©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. 

©Spin Master Ltd. ™PAW PATROL and all related titles, logos, characters; and SPIN 

MASTER logo are trademarks of Spin Master Ltd. Used under license. Nickelodeon and all related titles and logos are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. 



Hey, we’re all young at heart, but for our kids who aren’t yet old enough to retro gaming with the big kids, Arcade1Up has the entire family covered! Introducing the Arcade1Up Jr. line, specifically designed for little kids to have big arcade fun.

Standing 36” tall and featuring lightweight yet sturdy construction, Arcade1Up Jr. cabinets are an ideal way to introduce your kids to the magic of the arcade experience you grew up with, in a vibrant preschool age form factor. It’s a perfect addition to their room, in the family game room, or in a special kiddie corner of your home arcade.


With no assembly required, your kids will be up-and-running in minutes, playing one of the 3 included PAW Patrol™ Games. The Arcade1Up Jr makes it easy for kids to take control and learn the included games at their own pace, with oversized buttons and custom difficulty levels.

And for when the kiddos need to have a seat, all good, they can park right down on the included matching stool and continue to play away.

The PAW Patrol™ Arcade1Up Jr. Small size, huge entertainment!


Please note accessories included may vary by retail partner.

  • New junior sized form factor  
  • Dimensions: 17.50" D x 15.50" in W x 36.50" H
  • 8 inch screen  
  • Joystick-4 way + oversized ball top  
  • Oversized buttons  
  • Power: Micro USB (includes cord with plug)  
  • Age level: 4-8 years old

Originally published: August 25, 2021.

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