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Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores (Detroit, MI Edition)

March 20, 2015 / 3:05 PM

By: Matthew Williams

BFTP_Detroit

 

In today’s entry of Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores, we visit the metropolitan area of Detroit, MI. The Motor City is home for 18 retro video game stores. Notable franchises include: Game Headz (Dearborn/Highland Park/Melvindale) and GamesVille USA (Detroit/Southfield). Other boutique stores like Destiny Games (Canton), Mind Games Etc. (Shelby Charter Township) and Retro-Taku Videogames (Madison Heights) are also thriving with business.

Are we missing a retro game store from Detroit not on this list? Do you have a story you’d like to share about visiting one of these stores? Feel free to let us know in the comments section!

DestinyGamesLogo

Store Name: Destiny Games
City: Canton
Address: 
42134 Ford Rd
Canton, MI 48187

GameHeadzLogo

Store Name: Game Headz
City: Dearborn
Address: 
Meadow Fairlane
16351 Ford Rd #104
Dearborn, MI 48125

Store Name: Game Headz
City: Highland Park
Address:
13234 Woodward Ave
Highland Park, MI 48203

Store Name: Game Headz
City: Highland Park
Address:
15105 Woodward Ave
Highland Park, MI 48203

Store Name: Game Headz
City: Melvindale
Address:
3702 Oakwood
Melvindale, MI 48122

GameLoungeLogo

Store Name: Game Lounge
City: Detroit
Address:
8626 Vernor Hwy
Detroit, MI 48209

GameplayLogo

Store Name: Gameplay
City: Livonia
Address: 
Livonia Marketplace
29462 W Seven Mile Rd
Livonia, MI 48152

Store Name: Gameplay
City: Redford
Address:
Redford Plaza
9173 Telegraph Rd.
Redford, MI, 48239

GamersAveLogo

Store Name: Gamers Avenue
City: Garden City
Address: 
29552 Ford Rd
Garden City, MI 48135

GamesvilleUSALogo

Store Name: GamesVille USA
City: Detroit
Address: 
19450 Livernois Ave
Detroit, MI 48221

Store Name: GamesVille USA
City: Southfield
Address:
23303 Greenfield Rd
Southfield, MI 48075

MetroComputerGroupLogo

Store Name: Metro Computer Group
City: Eastpointe
Address: 
16567 E 10 Mile Rd
Eastpointe, MI 48021

MindGamesEtcLogo

Store Name: Mind Games Etc.
City: Shelby Charter Township
Address: 
50768 Schoenherr Rd
Shelby Charter Township, MI 48315

PlayNTradeLogo

Store Name: Play N Trade
City: Saint Clair Shores
Address:
Shores Shopping Center
31049 Harper Ave
St Clair Shores, MI 48082

RetroTakuGamesLogo

Store Name: Retro-Taku Videogames
City: Madison Heights
Address: 
507 W Eleven Mile Rd
Madison Heights, MI 48071

VGGraveyardLogo

Store Name: Video Game Graveyard
City: Taylor
Address: 
22525 Ecorse Rd
Taylor, MI 48180

WirelessGuruGameSwapLogo

Store Name: Wireless Guru & Game Swap
City: Commerce Charter Township
Address: 
1001 Welch Rd #104
Commerce Charter Township, MI 48390

Store Name: Wireless Guru & Game Swap
City: Livonia
Address:
36184 5 Mile Rd
Livonia, MI 48154

About the author /


Matthew, a graduate from Texas Christian University, now works as a Senior Digital Analytics Consultant for Ernst & Young. With a passion for video games (mostly retro and survival horror) and data, Matthew is pursuing a career in game analytics.

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