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Back to the Gadget Show Expo Christmas 2012!

November 28, 2012

We are proud to announce that we are yet again at the Gadget Show Live at ExCeL London from Friday...

Summer Exhibition Review

November 22, 2012

We’ve been really busy at Bespoke Arcades this summer, and would like to offer our apologies for the lack of...

Hyper Japan is round the corner and we are there!

November 16, 2012

It’s been a busy month here a Bespoke Arcades, as we are preparing for the upcoming expos over the last...

The Retrobox is finally here!!!

November 6, 2012

Once again we listen to what our customers want and we have launched our Retroboxes to all new and current...

Time to hit the MCM Expo 2012!

October 26, 2012

The London Comic Con MCM Expo is back again this year and is here from the 26th to the 28th...

The Eurogamer Expo 2012!

October 17, 2012

The time has come for the Eurogamer Expo again, we shared an area with the the guys from Replay just...

Bespoke Arcades at Mad Catz Unveiled

July 20, 2012

Friday the 13th is usually reserved for more spooky affairs, but Bespoke Arcades were proud to assist Mad Catz with...

An In-Depth Look At Some Options

June 21, 2012

For this fortnight’s blog I thought we would take a look at some of our most popular options. Since starting...

Another Happy Customer!

June 1, 2012

Hello all, for this week’s blog we’re focusing one one of our arcade machines which was delivered to one of...

Are You 2, 4 or 8 Way?

May 25, 2012

Here at Bespoke Arcades we don’t like to get personal but we feel we always have to ask the question...

Gadget Show 2012

April 20, 2012

Another year, another Gadget Show flies by. And once again we shared a stand with the guys from the Play...

Bespoke Arcades Versus Vice

April 2, 2012

This weeks blog into the world of the home arcade has gone a lot more glamorous (for once). A whole...

The Arcade at Shoreditch House

March 9, 2012

If you feel like demonstrating one of our arcade machines and are free on the last monday of every month,...

Arcades At Home

March 5, 2012

For this week’s blog we thought we’d show a couple of our arcades in situ at clients’ properties. As you...

Valentine's Day Is Here Again

February 6, 2012

This week’s blog is dedicated to our other halves. Yes, it’s almost that time of year again with Valentine’s day...

Happy 29th Birthday Dynamo!!!

January 23, 2012

We were happy to help Dynamo celebrate his 29th by quickly whipping up an Apex last minute. He was one...

Jaguar Skills Custom Arcade Cabinet

January 16, 2012

From time to time we create an arcade machine of such awesomeness that we have to share it with the...

Bespoke Arcades wishing all a Happy New Year!!!

January 5, 2012

We just wanted to wish everyone a happy new year. Make sure you keep an eye out for some extraordinary...

Come Visit Our New Showroom

December 9, 2011

Hi guys, We are in the process of refurbishing our North London workshop and are starting to set up a...

White Synergy Media in Harrods

December 5, 2011

Hi gamers, As some of you may know, our arcade cabinets are sold in some of the most exclusive shops...

Choosing Buttons For Your Arcade Cabinet

November 18, 2011

Button 101 – Which buttons are right for me? A little while ago on our blog, we tackled the issue...

'2012-White' Synergy Cocktail Arcade Cabinet

November 16, 2011

Here at Bespoke Arcades, we are constantly striving to improve and develop our products. With this in mind, we have...

Thai Floods Cause Global Hard Drive Shortage

November 11, 2011

We start this week with the terrible news of severe flooding in Thailand, particularly in Bangkok and the 7 surrounding...

Preview: 3 New Fighting Games for the Evo

November 1, 2011

Ever since we were commisioned by Warner Bros to make a range of high end custom arcade machines to promote Mortal...

Come See Our Arcade Cabinets @ EGL Emirates

October 14, 2011

Hi Gamers Just wanted to bring you some exciting news about yet another event which we have been asked to...

Come See Our Arcade Cabinets @ MCM

October 14, 2011

Hi Gamers! We are very excited to announce that we have been asked by our good friends at Gamespot UK...

New Marquee Artwork for Evo Arcade Machines

October 12, 2011

Just a quick one to show you guys some of the designs we’ve done for the Evo arcade machine. We...

Come See Our Arcade Cabinets @ LITS

October 12, 2011

Hi Gamers! We are very excited to announce that we have been asked to exibit our custom arcade cabinets at...

Bespoke Arcades at Eurogamer Expo 2011

October 7, 2011

Hi Guys! It was a great (but gruelling) expo for the Bespoke Arcades team. Literally thousands of retrogamers flocked to...

Commission for Royal Armouries Museum - Leeds

October 5, 2011

HI GAMERS! We were recently commissioned by the Royal Armouries to produce a series of coin-op arcade machines for use...

Metal Slug Custom Arcade Machine

September 27, 2011

Hi Gamers!! We’ve just finished a very special custom arcade machine for one of our clients which we thought some...

Japan Tsunami Relief - Ltd Edition "Art-cade" Machine

September 14, 2011

When the earthquake and tsunami occurred in Japan, we knew we had to do something to help. A few years...

Artist Profile: SHOK-1

September 14, 2011

Bespoke Arcades has decided to team up with the cream of world street artists in order to produce a range...

Competition Winner Receives His Prize

September 12, 2011

Hi Guys!! Hope you had a nice weekend and got to recharge the batteries… Just a quick one today to...

Gaming Cabinets - Promotional Flyers

September 9, 2011

Hi Gamers! We recently designed some promotional material to publicize our arcade machines at the Gadget Show Live at the...

Priceless Arcade Machine for Japan Tsunami Appeal

September 7, 2011

HELP JAPAN THROUGH ARCADE MACHINES! The origins of coin-ops can be traced back as far as 1920’s America and early...

Win Tickets to the Eurogamer Expo This Month

September 6, 2011

Hi guys, wanna win free tickets to the UK’s biggest arcade machine expo?… We’re so excited about this year’s Eurogamer...

New Facebook Competition Launched Today

August 23, 2011

Hi Guys!! After the incredible success of our first ever competition which saw Ben Burton from Surrey win an Apex...

Evo Arcade Machine - New Photos

August 17, 2011

Hi guys!! Here’s the final instalment of our new high-quality photos which were recently taken by a professional photographer. This...

And the Winner of an Apex Arcade Machine is....

August 15, 2011

Hi Guys!! Having reached our initial target of 1000 Facebook fans, we’re very excited to announce the winner of our...

The London Riots and Violence in Videogames

August 11, 2011

We just thought we’d take a few minutes to thank all of you who contacted us to make sure that...

Synergy Arcade Machine - New Photos

August 11, 2011

Hi Guys!! We recently brought you the news that we had a professional photographer come and take some high quality...

Choosing Joysticks For Your Arcade Machine

August 1, 2011

Joystick 101 – Which joystick is right for me? This is perhaps the one question which we can’t help you...

Top 5 Upgrades

July 27, 2011

Here at Bespoke Arcades, we pride ourselves on offering truly bespoke arcade machines (hence the name). The Apex, Synergy and...

Facebook Competition - Update

July 25, 2011

Hi Guys!! Just thought we’d update you on our progress… As some of you may know, a few weeks ago...

Apex Arcade Machine - New Photos

July 19, 2011

Hi guys!! We’ve finally got around to taking some high quality photos of some of our custom arcade machines so...

Try our arcade machines at clubnight "The Arcade"

July 15, 2011

It’s that time of the month again… The Arcade LEVEL 5 // SAT 16TH JULY // 9PM – 2AM Hi...

Evo Arcade Machine: Top 5 Next-Gen Games

July 11, 2011

Following on from our recent article about our Evo arcade machine’s compatibility with next generation consoles XBOX 360 and PS3,...

PS3 Compatible Arcade Machine in Action

July 8, 2011

Hi guys! Just thought we’d upload a photo a Sony PS3 running on our Evo arcade cabinet. In this picture,...

PS3 / XBOX360 Compatible Arcade Machines

July 5, 2011

Another World–first from Bespoke Arcades!! Here at Bespoke Arcades, we are extremely proud of our reputation for being at the...