History of Video Games

Calling all Video Game Gurus!

If you’ve ever played Pac Man, smashed Street Fighter or defeated Donkey Kong, then Eden Shopping Centre is the place for you this Summer!

From 23rd August to 8th September Eden plays host to Future Artists’ ‘History Of Video Games’, who will be installing up to 50 coin op classics which cover over 30 years of gaming history!

BOOK YOUR TICKETS here at Fatsoma for the biggest History of Video Games event yet! Each ticket comes with a complimentary round of drinks at Bill’s in Eden! See below for T&C’s.

This awesome arcade event is perfect for families, friends and gamers of all ages who want to relive the golden age of gaming. The ticketed event boasts an impressive collection of retro and vintage arcade machine classics, consoles, handhelds and special video game guest stars.

SO HOW DOES IT WORK? Keep scrolling for dates and times!

BOOK YOUR TICKETS here at Fatsoma. Simply choose a date, a time and purchase the ticket you require. Tickets are £10 per adult, £7 per child* or take advantage of the family ticket** for £29. You’re then player ready for 3 hours of arcade antics! Everything is free once inside, no coins required.

If anyone is with a carer, the carer goes for free. Please purchase one ticket and mention to staff on the door.

Please note, to maximise your enjoyment, each session is limited to around 50 people so everyone gets to play on all the games – please book your session in advance.

History of Video Games is located next to House of Fraser, opposite schuh.

*Under 16’s are classed as a child
**Family tickets are for 2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult 3 children or 4 adults


Friday 23rd August to Sunday 8th September
Monday to Wednesday 12pm – 6pm: 2 sessions per day 12pm – 3pm and 3pm to 6pm
Thursday to Sunday 12pm – 9pm: 3 sessions per day 12pm -3pm, 3pm – 6pm, 6pm – 9pm


History of the Video Game have over 50 games to choose from, all of which can be found on the History of the Video Game Facebook page 

To make your time at Eden even more pleasurable, everyone’s favourite ‘home from home’ restaurant, Bill’s, will be offering a complimentary round of drinks to ticketholders who purchase a main course at Bill’s, Eden. Terms and conditions apply see below***

***Bill’s, Eden Shopping Centre T&C’s
-Complimentary round of drinks when each guest purchases a main course at Bill’s High Wycombe only
-Valid when you present your History of Video Games ticket
-Valid from 2pm onwards from 23rd August until 8th September
-Choice of complimentary Bill’s Beer, IPA, Cider, 125ml glass of Prosecco, 175ml glass of house wine or soft drink. Not valid in conjunction with any other offer, voucher or set menu; main must be purchased from the a la carte menu