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A Look at the Highest Arcade Game Scores

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Coin operated video games have been around since the 1970s and have evolved over the years, but there’s one thing that has always remained consistent; getting the high score. Who doesn’t want their name up on the scoreboard? This is no easy feat and only the best have achieve this status.

Check out this list of top scores on some of our favorite games, which so happened to be featured in our 2nd floor arcade room.


Pac Man: This player cleared a perfect game in 3 hours, 33 minutes, and 12.69 seconds. A perfect game of Pac Man means achieving a score of 3,333,360 in the 255th level.

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Space Invaders: In 2011, the highest score recorded for this game was 110,510. No one has broken this record since. Let’s try to make Lucky Strike Social Boston the home of the highest record in Space Invaders!

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Air Hockey: This game is a crowd favorite and can get quite competitive! The longest air hockey marathon lasted 28 hours.


Do you have what it takes to beat these records? Stop by Lucky Strike Social Boston to see. Then let us know what you score on these games!

We’ll see you on the arcade floor for some friendly competition, Boston!