Arcade Bunker

Relive the classic arcade experience while playing both the newest releases and your all-time favorite games at the Arcade Bunker during SXSW Gaming.


Arcade Bunker

Arcade Bunker, SXSW Gaming 2017 - Photo by Nicole Burton

About Arcade Bunker

 

The arcade is one of the, if not the most, important parts of gaming history and culture. And, SXSW Gaming brings it all back each year with its very own arcade at the Gaming Expo. With dozens of the finest classic arcade cabinets, and several newly-fitted rigs featuring the latest games, this unique area brings the rich gaming history of the arcade back to life for thousands of gamers to enjoy.

Note: Please review each organized play schedule listing for details on how to register for tournaments and participate in special events.

Schedule Overview for the Arcade Bunker

Tournaments

Dragon Ball FighterZ Arcade Tournament: Thursday, March 15
Catherine Tournament: Thursday, March 15 & Saturday, March 17
Street Fighter V Arcade Tournament: Thursday, March 15 & Saturday, March 17
Super Mario Strikers Tournament: Friday, March 16
Super Smash Bros. Wii U Tournament: Friday, March 16
Windjammers Neo Geo Tournament: Friday, March 16
Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Tournament: Friday, March 16 – Saturday, March 17
WWE 2K18 Tournament: Friday, March 16 – Saturday, March 17
GoldenEye 007 Tournament: Saturday, March 17
Killer Queen Arcade Tournament: Saturday, March 17

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Play Sessions

Air Hockey Ultimate Icebreakers: Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17
Donkey Kong High Score Challenge: Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17
Ms. Pac-Man High Score Challenge: Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17
Pinball High Score Challenge: Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17
Arcade Nostalgia with The Attack: Friday, March 16
Mortal Kombat II Challenge: Defeat Mortal Tombat: Saturday, March 17

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Open Play and Fun Times

All day, every day.


SXSW Gaming 2018 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Thursday, March 15 – Saturday, March 17.

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