The high-profile/low-budget movie mogul Charles Band (TRANCERS, OBLIVION, PREHYSTERIA) promised for years to deliver ARCADE to video retailers but canceled its release more than once to redo the computer-graphics special effects. The picture's conclusive debut in 1994 couldn't help
In a smoke-filled teen hangout called Dante's Inferno, apparently open 24 hours and conveniently deserted most of the time, neighborhood juvies flock to try a new virtual-reality maze/race called Arcade. But players end up dead or disappeared, sucked into the demon machine which eats souls as
eagerly as quarters. A comparatively bright girl named Alex (Megan ...