Razer's first US retail retailer can also be an arcade

Razer's first US retail store is also an arcade

Console gaming killed the American arcade, however it’s potential that PC gaming is perhaps liable for the resurrection. Razer is opening its first US-based mostly retail retailer in San Francisco however it sounds extra just like the arcades of yore than a excessive-finish retailer. The centerpiece of the 1,300 sq. foot, two degree outlet is the 20 “gaming stations” the place patrons are inspired to “keep all day and play video games.” As well as, the corporate will help the area people with common gaming competitions, which shall be broadcast on the shop’s sixteen x 9-foot video wall.

It is the fourth Razer location to open however the first on this continent, with earlier launches happening in Manila, Taipei and Bangkok. It is a matter of hometown delight that the primary US retailer would open in SF, because the firm has an workplace simply down the road. For those who, too, are based mostly within the Golden Metropolis (or close by) then you’ll be able to head right down to the grand ribbon chopping this Saturday at 10am PT. Though, given the corporate’s passionate fan base, you may need to get in line a number of hours beforehand.