Various types of games are played worldwide. Among various types of games, the games which gain popularity within a short span of time are no other than arcade games. The early 1980s witnessed a rush in these arcade games as multiple other games were continuously developed to cater to the ever-increasing demand for the machines and the gaming experience that they offer.
After the successful invention of PONG (an arcade game), many new developers produced a series of arcade games in a row. Till now, there are numerous arcade games. The gamer becomes confused about which game to choose out of a wide variety of games. However, the arcade games are widely divided into three categories:
The above category of arcade games consists of a wide variety of interesting games. Some popular arcade games which are on the top right now include Mario, Space Invaders, Frogger, Pac-Man, Defender, and more. However, special equipment including arcade buttons, joysticks, etc. are needed in order to play various types of arcade games.
You may have seen or heard about arcade buttons before. Arcade buttons are colorful push buttons that are placed right in front of the LED of the gaming machine to control the player in the game. Arcade buttons depend on the game you choose to play. Some games require two buttons to play the game.
Whereas, there are some games that require up to eight buttons to play the game. The place where you can see arcade buttons and the joystick is known as the arcade controller. An arcade controller is a collective set of input devices designed first and foremost for use in an arcade gaming zone.