Who doesn’t like video games? When the snow starts falling on Long Island, and you want to go out, but still stay warm and cozy, video arcades are great places to do so, and have loads of fun. But you don’t want to go the wrong place. To keep that from happening, we bring you this year’s winners for Best Video Arcade on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bayville Adventure Park in Bayville the Best Video Arcade on Long Island!
1. Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Ave., Bayville. 516-624-7433 (RIDE). www.bayvilleadventurepark.com
It’s hardly a surprise that Long Islanders voted Bayville Adventure Park the Best Video Arcade; it also claimed the top spot for Best Miniature Golf Course for the fourth consecutive year and was among the top three in balloting for Best Amusement Park. While Bayville Adventure Park’s calling card may be its rides, funhouses, challenges and mazes, the arcade boasts an all the best games, from classics like skee-ball to the modern simulation racers. Bayville Adventure Park is the brainchild of Professor Burton Bay, and it took him over 10 years to invent and perfect the games. He still modifies some to this day, which keeps it updated with the newest technologies.
1070 Middle Country Rd., Selden. 800-557-9028. www.gamestreetparty.com
Let the games come to you. GameStreet Mobile Video Game Theaters is an innovative new way to enjoy arcades. This is perfect for a block party, community fair or even a birthday party.
3. Tiki Action Park
1878 Middle Country Rd., Centereach. 631-471-1267. www.tikiactionpark.net
Tiki’s 40 game arcade features favorites like “Dance Dance Revolution” and Skee ball. It also has the Mission Impassable Laser Maze, which was voted the most innovative new game in the world for the amusement industry in 2010.
NATIONAL. Dave & Busters
Multiple locations. www.daveandbusters.com