Imperial Arcade

The entrance to the Arcade.

Years active 1994-2001?
Number of games 30-50
Located Canada
Status Closed


Empire was an arcade located at 327 Bank Street in Ottawa, Ontario. The games ran on tokens, believed to be four for a dollar. The location would later become Imperial Arcade.

The arcade, known games, pinballEdit

  • Capt. Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy
  • Eight Ball Deluxe (2)
  • Phantom of the Opera
  • The Addams Family
  • Twilight Zone
  • White Water


  • Cadillacs and Dinosaurs
  • Galaga
  • Lethal Enforcers
  • Mortal Kombat
  • NBA Jam
  • Street Fighter II Champion Edition game of some sort, possibly Accelerator Pt. II
  • Twin Cobra
  • World Rally
  • X-Men


  • The arcade was known to have homemade cabinets with handwritten game rules accompanied with the machines[1].
  • Twilight Zone was set at a very easy tilt.


Brief review on this page of the Vector gaming forums by patron Christopher Tumber.


  1. Vector gaming forums post of patron.

This arcade was featured in December, 2014.