Relive the 80s with Numskull’s upcoming Elevator Action and Zoo Keeper 1/4th scale Quarter Arcades

Numskull Designs has unveiled the latest additions to their 1/4th scale Quarter Arcade series, Elevator Action and Zoo Keeper. Both arcades are near exact replicas of their original arcade counterparts, just in playable mini-form. Set to release in October, both arcades feature the original arcade ROM, internal rechargeable lithium batteries, and 3W speakers. You can learn more about each arcade below:

Brace yourselves for a blast from the past as Numskull Designs unleashes a duo of 80s arcade classics in 1/4 scale replica form, adding to its existing Quarter Arcades range from Taito.

Bringing the electrifying spirit of the arcade era right into your living room, Elevator Action and Zoo Keeper Quarter Arcades are now up for grabs to pre-order promising an exhilarating journey down memory lane with a modern twist. Challenge yourself with the unique gameplay mechanics of the original arcade but in 1/4 scale!

They join Space Invaders 1 & 2 to extend the Taito range to even bigger heights!

Speaking of heights…

Elevator Action – Descend the Skyscraper of Espionage!

Prepare for espionage escapades like never before with Elevator Action Quarter Arcade! Descend skyscrapers, outwit enemy agents, and snatch precious in-game goodies all whilst dodging danger at every turn.

Crafted with precision and boasting meticulous attention to detail, the Elevator Action Quarter Arcade recreates the thrill of Taito’s classic hit. From detailed arcade artwork to responsive buttons, every element screams authenticity and quality to the original.

Zoo Keeper – Wrangle the Wildlife, Rule the Roost!

Get ready for a wild ride with Zoo Keeper Quarter Arcade! From dodging pesky critters to corralling runaway animals, this miniature marvel captures all the chaos and charm of the original Taito gem.

Immerse yourself in the Zoo Keeper’s shoes with a fully playable cabinet featuring the authentic arcade ROM. Crafted with top-tier materials (made of real wood!) for maximum durability and playability, the Zoo Keeper Quarter Arcade is a love letter to arcade enthusiasts everywhere.

Elevator Action + Zoo Keeper – Key Features:

  • Official Taito product: ¼ scale wooden replica of the original
  • Engage in intense gameplay with the fully playable cabinet featuring the original arcade ROM for that authentic play factor
  • Immerse yourself in the nostalgia of classic arcade gaming with meticulously recreated artwork, shape perfectly scaled, buttons and every feature from the joystick to the marquee and bezel perfectly recreated
  • An absolute showstopper – display the cabinet in work, at home – wherever you like to enjoy and show off to your colleagues, friends and family
  • Crafted with high-quality materials for durability, playability, and easy portability
  • Equipped with an internal rechargeable lithium battery and 3W speakers for an enhanced gaming experience
  • DIP switch access – adjust various game settings
  • Dimensions: Height: 17” (44cm) x Width: 6.5” (16.6cm) x Depth: 8.8” (22.5cm)

Pre-order here:

Elevator Action:
Zoo Keeper:

Early Bird offer runs from Weds 27th March – Weds 1st May:

GBP £199.99 early bird / SRP £219.99
USD $229.99 early bird / SRP $249.99
EU €229.99 early bird / SRP €249.99

For further information and pre-orders, hop over to and join the arcade revolution with Numskull Designs’ dedicated Quarter Arcades fan page: or follow Quarter Arcades on X here:

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