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The King of Arcades  

An Arcade Will Fall... A Hero Will Rise!
  • Genre : Documentary
  • Director : Sean Tiedeman
  • Cast : Richie Knucklez, Walter Day, Eugene Jarvis, Joel West, Billy Mitchell, Jerry Buckner, and Todd Tuckey
  • Producer : Krystle-Dawn Willing
  • Co-Producer : Adam F. Goldberg
  • Executive Producer : Eric Tessler
  • Original Music : Knuckle Sandwich, Eric Skiff, Monster Truck Fan Club, Stevan Mena, and Not Another Sequel, Just Another Prequel
  • Camera Operators : Brent Dolan, Dan Garofalo, and Sean Tiedeman
  • Extra Special Thanks : Grant F. Thienemann and Paul Perioli


This critically acclaimed documentary follows arcade owner and punk rockstar Richie Knucklez as he creates one of the biggest arcade phenomena in the world.

The rollercoaster of success winds through 1980s nostalgia and takes your breath away as it climbs to unexpected destinations. Follow the rise and fall of the King of Arcades as one man pursues his dream against all odds.

The King of Arcades is co-produced by Adam F. Goldberg, creator of The Goldbergs TV series.

"If you like The King of Kong... You'll love this!" - Gourmet Gamer Podcast

"Top 5 Videogame Documentaries" - Retro Asylum