My Arcade Empire 12+

80s tycoon idle game

Concrete Software, Inc.

    • 4.7 • 858 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



It’s a blast to the past in this gnarly arcade idle tap game! Build your own arcade empire to earn money and become the most bodacious arcade tycoon of the 80's!

Corey and the gang need your help to create a totally tubular arcade! Tap to build arcade games, gain customers, and unlock fun characters! Collect character cards and level them up with pizza and tokens! It’s fun, it’s easy, it’s a free idle arcade tycoon game!


Tap and build your arcade businesses and get rich quick with the quirky residents of Ridgemont! Explore the arcade games and surf the tasty waves in New Wave, rock and roll with Axe Caliber, or deliver some tasty pizza pie in Pizza Time! Tap and play games to become an arcade idle tycoon millionaire!

Tap and build arcade machines into money-making idle arcades! Automate businesses so you can even make cash while you’re not playing. Upgrade characters and businesses by collecting cards to help you rake in more cash, pizza, and tokens! Become the best idle tycoon master!


• Make idle cash and money online or offline
• Collect fun character cards and automate arcade games
• Expand your arcade empire
• Casual, easy gameplay
• Beautiful 2D and 3D graphics
• Weekly events and prizes

What’s New

Version 1.41.2

My Arcade Empire 1.41.2 brings a totally awesome update out to you:

- We've brought in the cleaning crew to clean the gum off the bottom of the tables and sweep the bugs up from behind the machines.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
858 Ratings

858 Ratings

silentshadow2049 ,

Very Good

I’m not usually one to stick with these types of games for as long as I have, but this one has definitely drawn me in. There’s enough secondary events happening to keep the main game fresh when you hit a lull. I appreciate the level of detail put into the story of the game. The characters really are well written and really overall fun to read the story. The pacing is well thought out. There’s a lot going for this game and I’m really glad to be able to take a break here and there to check on the arcade.

SithChick ,

Cool game

I’ve been playing this game for a few months now and it’s been pretty entertaining and a nice little time waster. I love all the 80’s references and there’s just something about leveling up all the arcade games that I find really satisfying. I’m almost to the last episode, so hopefully there will be more, but there’s always side events that can keep me busy in the meantime. My only complaint is that the game has become more and more glitchy. It started with ad’s not playing or me not receiving the reward after watching, which has *mostly* been fixed. Then there’s been a few times (like right now) where I can’t even get the game to load past the start screen- it just stays at 22%, even after totally closing the game and restarting it and that will last about a day before randomly working again. There’s also a glitch with the shopping bag icon where it sometimes won’t load, so I miss out on a bunch of the pizza pack rewards until it decides to work again. So all in all it’s a fun little clicker game, but hopefully the glitches get resolved because it’s getting kinda frustrating!

Djxkfkfbkszkckh ,


So I need help! I have been stuck at almost the very beginning. So there is a part where you can upgrade lance I believe to leave two. I go to upgrade by pressing ok and then it asks me if I want to buy the missing currency needed to complete however, the ok button from the “upgrade to level 2?” Button is in the way of it and I can’t bypass it to finish. I’m still in the tutorial and have been stuck for so long that right now my coins are at 1.73B and I haven’t even done anything substantial yet. I don’t want to have to start all over again. Is there any way I can fix this? (I will increase the star rating to five if we can get this resolved, promise that. This is an awesome game full of nostalgia)

Developer Response ,

Hello,I'm sorry to hear you're running into a problem like this early in the game. You can message us at or using the help button in the game's settings (if possible) and we can work to help.Thank you,Concrete Software

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