Miami Gardens, FL, – Tastemakers LLC’s Arcade1Up, the leader in home retro gaming entertainment, announced a new multi-year partnership with the Miami Dolphins, designed to elevate the in-game experience at Hard Rock Stadium. As part of this unique agreement, fans will have the opportunity to experience the Arcade1Up Game Lounge, a retro arcade experience, known to be the first of its kind in an NFL stadium.
“We believe in innovation and creating custom experiences for our fans, two areas that are core tenets of Arcade1Up’s strategy,” said Jeremy Walls, Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer of Miami Dolphins. “Arcade1Up’s move to Miami and this partnership will provide an amazing opportunity for a new generation of our fans throughout South Florida to engage in retro gaming and unique arcade content.”
“Arcade1Up and the Miami Dolphins have a shared passion to offer the best entertainment experience for their fan base, on and around the field at the stadium,” said Scott Bachrach, Founder and CEO of Tastemaker’s Arcade1Up. “As a partner of the Miami Dolphins, we are thrilled to be able to bring the arcade gaming experience to every fan and attendee in the Hard Rock Stadium.”
“The Miami Dolphins inspire passion and pride, bringing fans together to root for our city every week,” said Bachir Zeroual, CMO of Tastemaker’s Arcade1Up. “Arcade1Up is happy to now be a Miami-based company and bring the same passionate gameplay and Miami-pride into the homes of the city’s diverse culture of families, friends and passionate fans with our at-home entertainment retro arcade machines.”
There are 40 retro arcade machines in Arcade1Up’s gaming experience center including PAC-MAN, Ms. PAC MAN, Street Fighter, NBA Jam, Mortal Kombat, Marvell Pinball and Star Wars Pinball.
Since the company launched three years ago, Arcade1Up has recently relocated its headquarters to Miami from New York City, has grown from 8 to 80+ employees, and has sold more than two million arcade and pinball machines to home gamers and families across the country. The partnership with the Miami Dolphins is part of Arcade1Up’s global growth strategy and an important step for the company to share with fans multiple opportunities to bring the arcade and gaming entertainment experience home.
Miami Dolphins media communications contributed to this column