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Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores (Fort Worth, TX Edition)

January 7, 2015 / 4:55 PM

By: Matthew Williams

FW

In our latest entry of Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores, we visit the metropolitan area of Fort Worth, Texas. With its family-centric ambiance and sense of community, Fort Worth and its neighboring suburbs are a prime location for retro game stores to conduct business in. Store chains like the Game X Change and Movie Trading Company are thriving in local towns like Burleson and Southlake, while boutiques like Retro Madness (Hurst) have their own devout retro gaming customer base. With the city’s emphasis on ‘family’, mothers and fathers want the ability to purchase older titles for their entire family to play. Who doesn’t enjoy the occasional ‘Family Game Night’ with Mario Party or Fuzion Frenzy on the flat screen?

Are we missing a retro game store from Fort Worth that’s 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!

Stay tuned, as our next entry will include retro stores from Dallas, TX.

 

Area51

City: Grapevine
Address:
201 North Barton Street
Grapevine, TX 76051

Entertainmart

City: Arlington
Address:
3415 South Cooper Street
Arlington, TX 76015

 

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City: Watauga
Address:
6101 Watauga Road
Watauga, TX 76148

 

go-game-x-change

City: Burleson
Address:
344 Southwest Wilshire Boulevard
Burleson, TX 76028

City: Fort Worth
Address:
750 Alta Mere Drive
Fort Worth, TX 76116

 

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City: Arlington
Address:
4648 South Cooper Street #240
Arlington, TX 76017

 

movieTradingCo

City: Fort Worth
Address:
4604 Southwest Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76109

City: Hurst
Address:
1327 West Pipeline Road
Hurst, TX 76053

City: Southlake
Address:
2120 East Southlake Boulevard
Southlake, TX 76092

 

RetroMadnessLogo

City: Hurst
Address:
141 Harwood Road
Hurst, TX 76054

 

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City: Fort Worth
Address:
10716 North Beach Street
Fort Worth, TX 76244

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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