Jason Camberis, a 44-year-old
Network Engineer from Chicago,
USA took nearly two years to
build this epic retro gaming system
which has set a new world record
for Largest Arcade Machine.
Measuring a whopping 4.41m tall
and 1.06 metres deep, it stands
taller than a fully grown African
elephant and could fit the
equivalent of 112 bath tubs of
The fully functioning arcade
machine has over 200 classic
arcade games including PacMan,
Dragon Spirit and Pacman.
Players can use the giant buttons
and 16 inch glass track ball to
recreate the excitement of old
The super-sized arcade machine is
so big players have to climb stairs
that come out from the bottom to
reach the controls!
A self- confessed arcade fanatic,
Jason builds and sells custom home
arcade machines and security
systems for a living.
When he decided to build the giant
arcade machine he wanted to
recreate the excitement he felt in
the arcades of his youth, making
the machine big, tall, loud and with
plenty of flashing lights!
Explaining his reasoning for the
project, Jason says: “I wanted to
bring joy and happiness to people,
and my arcade machine certainly
makes people smile. My wife
wonders what I will do next but I
already have a plan!”.
Jason and his incredible arcade
machine appears in Guinness
World Records 2016 Gamer’s
Edition which is out now. To find
out more about the book and pre-