Event Spotlight: ReplayFX

  • By Christie Stapf | Monday, July 18th, 2016
Event Spotlight: ReplayFx

Gamers, join us as we take on thousands of games, heated competitions, and more at the 2nd Annual ReplayFX Arcade & Video Game Festival event happening right here in Pittsburgh!

Promoting the preservation, restoration, and enjoyment of pinball and video game technology, this event is hosted by arcade fans just like you from the Replay Foundation. Under their brand, the Professional & Amateur Pinball Association, the Replay Foundation produces and sponsors pinball documentaries and supports third party pinball tournaments worldwide.

ReplayFX features the largest public collection of working pinball, arcade, tabletop, and console games anywhere in the world. So take your game to the next level and check out why we think ReplayFX is this summer’s can’t miss event!


Across 200,000 square feet of event space, gamers will enjoy over 750 arcade and pinball machines like Space Invaders and Tron, 2,000 console games like Super Mario and Halo, and 150 tabletop games like Ricochet Robots and Labyrinth that are all free with admission! Eager to add your own games to the mix? Lend your games for the weekend in exchange for free t-shirts, weekend passes, and so much more by signing up on the ReplayFX website.


With competitions happening all weekend and over $110,000 in prize money, fans can cheer on some of the best in the world as they battle for the title of champion during the Pinburgh Match-Play pinball tournament or the Donkey Kong World Championships. Not a pro? ReplayFX hosts a series of daily challenges that all gamers can attend with their own special prizes ranging from t-shirts to cash. So don’t miss out!

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Get your exercise for the day by taking a dive into the 100 ft long obstacle course, virtual reality space, bungee trampoline, or cannonball blaster stations. Then relax with live music performances, free movie screenings, and heading to the Vendor Marketplace for all kinds of cool event merchandise, comic book dealers, crafts, and more. You can even take home your very own pinball machine!

Become part of the largest free play arcade convention in history! Tickets for ReplayFX are going fast so get yours today!

“ReplayFX is about fun and games and allowing people to smile and relax.  Introducing a new generation of kids to what entertained us adults in the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s is also a great way to help connect different generations, so we all can learn a little bit more about one another. The support that we’ve received from the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding communities is what makes it all possible.”  - Mark Steinman, Director of ReplayFX