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Let them eat cake

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>Arcades, at least in the USA have become a rare sight
>People still like arcades, especially the 20 to 35 crowd
>Barcades are a big seller
>Arcades aren't profitable. One main reason is power consumption.

With all the advances in technology, why haven't they made classic style arcades that don't consume a lot of power?

Now I know this is blasphemy to a lot of you but stick with me. Why not put little PC's in an arcade cabinet and emulate the game? Licensing wouldn't be a huge issue if the game company got their share.

Am I missing something? Did the time of the arcade truly pass in the states?