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Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores (San Diego, CA Edition)

July 6, 2015 / 4:26 AM

By: Matthew Williams


In today’s entry of Blast From the Past: A Guide to Local Retro Video Game Stores, we visit the metropolitan area of San Diego, CA. The greater San Diego, CA area is home to six retro video game stores. Luna Video Games operates two stores, with the other four stores being individually owned boutique shops scattered throughout the area. The other stores include: All About Fun Games and Collectibles (Escondido), Game ADX (Oceanside), Game Empire and GameRave (San Diego).

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


Store Name: All About Fun Games and Collectibles
City: Escondido
1303 S Escondido Blvd.
Escondido, CA 92025


Store Name: Game ADX
City: Oceanside
509 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92054


Store Name: Game Empire
City: San Diego
7051 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92111


Store Name: GameRave
City: San Diego
3545 Midway Dr. Suite K
San Diego, CA 92110


Store Name: Luna Video Games
City: San Diego
4847 Newport Ave
San Diego, CA 92107

Store Name: Luna Video Games
City: San Diego
6954 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92115

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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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  1. Jonathon

    Did you know if it wasn’t for this article I would never have found these places! Thank you for putting this list together, I plan on going to these stores very soon now that I know they exist!

  2. nintendo switch

    Wow, this piece of writing is good, my younger sister is analyzing such things, so I amm going to let know her.

  3. Alex

    There’s a small store in Vista you are missing!!

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