Hanover gamers find new home

October 9, 2013 by  

When Timeline Arcade opened the doors to its new location in downtown Hanover on October 4, at 10:04 pm, gamers of all ages had a chance to go back in time.

The new arcade features more than 80 classic games, 17 of which are classic pinball machines. Along with these, Timeline Arcade gives gamers the chance to play classic and not-so-classic consoles. An ancient Atari is connected to a wood paneled 1970s-era television. The arcade also has new console models such as the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis hooked up.

The center recently moved from the North Hanover Mall to a second floor location at the Carlisle Street Heritage and Convention Center in the downtown section of the city. The new location means that it can stay open much later, providing both the over and under-21 crowd with an opportunity for late night entertainment.

There are big plans in the works for the new location; it hopes to screen classic horror films from the 1930s on weekends. It could use printing services to promote the film screenings. Although its focus is on classic gaming systems, the arcade will provide gamers with a chance to play the XBox One system before it is released to the public at the end of November.

Timeline Arcade will be open seven days a week. On Fridays and Saturdays, it will open at 10:00 am and close at 2:00 am. Mondays through Thursday it will be open from noon until 11:00 pm. Its hours on Sundays will be from 2:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Hourly play is $9 per hour and a day pass costs $25.