Cathy’s Wreck Room: Star Wars 1up Arcade Review + Game Index (Complete Buyer’s Guide)

In case you missed it, I’ve opened a spin-off site, The Pinball Chick! And The Pinball Chick won’t just be doing digital pinball. It’s going to cover all kinds of gaming devices you’d add to your family rec rooms or man caves. Like, say, the 1up Arcade Star Wars upright arcade cabinet. We reviewed it here.

The Pinball Chick

Get it? Wreck room? Like rec room, only wreck, because I’m probably going to shit on 99% of the games featured? I swear, it sounded more clever in my head.

Of course, the thing about 1up’s selection of games is they’re not really about the games. If it were about the games, their machines would be expandable and offer a wider variety of options. $499.99 for a thing that only plays three games, and can’t be made to include more games (well, without doing warranty-voiding moderation) is pretty dang steep. Honestly, they were off our radar until they announced they’d be doing pinball tables. While we don’t have dates or prices on their Star Wars or Attack from Mars 3/4 scale tables they’re partnering with Zen Studios for, it actually sparked excitement from our readers, who were curious if we’d be doing them. Then people said they wanted reviews for…

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