The Arcade of Art & Adventure

Classic Favorites

Blast from the Past

Experience the golden era of gaming with iconic titles from the ’80s and ’90s. From Pac-Man and Donkey Kong to Space Invaders and Street Fighter II, relive the magic of these timeless classics.

High-Speed Action

Get your adrenaline pumping with fast-paced racing games. Burn rubber on the virtual tracks as you compete against friends or challenge your own best lap times. Feel the thrill of victory as you cross the finish line.

Beat ‘Em Up Bonanza

Unleash your inner brawler in this section filled with beat ’em up games. Gather your friends and embark on cooperative adventures or engage in intense one-on-one battles. Deliver powerful punches, kicks, and combos as you conquer enemies.

Retro Adventures

Platforming Extravaganza

Jump into the vibrant worlds of platforming games. Guide your character through treacherous obstacles, discover hidden secrets, and save the day. From Super Mario Bros. to Sonic the Hedgehog, these games will transport you back to your childhood.

The Way of the Househusband Characters

Lock and load as you engage in intense shoot ’em up action. Take control of spaceships, fighter jets, or even tanks as you obliterate waves of enemies. Test your reflexes and strategic skills in these adrenaline-fueled battles.

Shoot ‘Em Up Galore

Puzzle Mastermind

Challenge your brain with mind-bending puzzles. From Tetris and Columns to Sudoku and crosswords, this section offers a variety of brain teasers to keep you entertained. Solve intricate challenges and showcase your problem-solving abilities.

Virtual Reality Adventures

Immersive Worlds

Step into the realm of virtual reality and explore captivating and lifelike virtual worlds. Put on the VR headset and be transported to breathtaking environments where you can interact with your surroundings and experience gaming like never before.

Thrilling Experiences

Embark on thrilling and adrenaline-pumping virtual reality experiences. Engage in heart-racing adventures such as virtual roller coasters, skydiving simulations, or even a zombie apocalypse survival challenge. Brace yourself for exhilarating encounters.

Multiplayer VR

Engage in virtual reality multiplayer games and interact with other players in immersive digital environments. Join forces, compete, or cooperate with friends and strangers alike as you navigate through virtual worlds and embark on unforgettable VR experiences.

Retro Challenges

Speedrun Showdown

Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled competition in the Speedrun Showdown section of The Flux McAllen, the comic book store’s arcade. This is where gamers with lightning-fast reflexes and a knack for precision shine. Strap in for an intense test of skill as you attempt to complete retro games in record-breaking times. Immerse yourself in the world of speedrunning, where every second counts. Study the intricacies of each game, master the optimal routes, and execute flawless maneuvers. Whether you’re tackling platformers, action-adventure titles, or even RPGs, the goal remains the same: complete the game as quickly as possible. Engage in friendly rivalry with fellow gamers as you race against the clock. Monitor the leaderboards, track your progress, and strive to secure the top spot. With each attempt, hone your strategies and discover new shortcuts to shave precious seconds off your time.

Score Attack

Unleash your competitive spirit in the Score Attack section of The Flux McAllen, the comic book store’s arcade, where achieving the highest scores is paramount. Immerse yourself in classic games and aim to surpass all others in a test of skill, precision, and strategy. Immerse yourself in a variety of genres, from arcade classics to puzzle games, as you strive to rack up points. Uncover hidden secrets, execute flawless combos, and maintain unwavering focus to maximize your score potential. Engage in fierce competition with fellow arcade-goers, or challenge yourself to beat your own personal best. As you climb the leaderboards, you’ll unlock the admiration of other gamers and solidify your status as a score attack champion.

Retro Trivia

Put your gaming knowledge to the test in the Retro Trivia section of The Flux McAllen, the comic book store’s arcade, where your expertise in gaming history will be challenged. Gather your friends, form teams, and compete in a battle of wits as you answer questions spanning the vast world of retro gaming. Delve into the rich history of classic games, consoles, memorable characters, and gaming milestones. Recall the nostalgia-inducing details that make retro gaming so beloved. From the pixelated heroes of the past to the iconic soundtracks that have stood the test of time, every facet of gaming history is fair game. Face off against other trivia enthusiasts, share your insights, and prove that you’re a walking encyclopedia of gaming knowledge. The Retro Trivia challenges at The Flux McAllen offer a chance to not only test your expertise but also learn fascinating tidbits from fellow enthusiasts.