Javier Ticona and his daughter Allison, 15, of Uniondale, play...

Javier Ticona and his daughter Allison, 15, of Uniondale, play the King Kong VR game at Q-Zar. Credit: Howard Simmons

If you are on the hunt for arcade entertainment, Long Island has a wide variety of places to get your game on. However, each one has its own spin. Here are some in Nassau and Suffolk to check out when you are ready to press play:

VIDEO GAME TRADING POST: Shop for or trade-in video games while playing arcade cabinets and pinball machines at the Westfield South Shore Mall in Bay Shore. Former High Score Pinball Arcade has meshed with Video Game Trading Post, which has two other locations in Massapequa and Levittown, to provide a new 6,400-square foot super store featuring over 30 arcade games such as The Simpsons, X-Men, Tetris and Street Fighter II and 50 pinball machines like KISS, The Avengers, Black Knight and The Mandalorian. Pay to play with an all-day pass for $25. INFO 1701 Sunrise Highway, Bay Shore; 631-358-2319, vgtp.com

Queens residents Jin Choi and his son Kyle, 5, ride...

Queens residents Jin Choi and his son Kyle, 5, ride Super Bikes at Q-Zar. Credit: Howard Simmons

Q-ZAR: This legendary Long Island venue has been completely renovated and updated under new management. Laser tag is still the main draw, but guests can also hit the arcade to play Pac-Man on a 10-foot digital screen, Skee-Ball or the Kong Skull Island virtual reality game. There’s even digital axe-throwing for guests age 16 and up with table service for food and drink. Cost range from laser tag: $19.95 per person to arcade: 40 credits for $10 or $19.95 one-hour free play (no redemption) to axe-throwing: $39.95 per person. INFO 151 Voice Road, Carle Place; 516-877-7200, qzarny.com

GAME ON RETRO ARCADE: The chain of video games stores from Miller Place, Smithtown and Patchogue has opened a throwback arcade at the Smith Haven Mall in Lake Grove featuring over 100 games from the ‘80s and ‘90s like Frogger, Spy Hunter, Galaga and more using the original hardware and CRT monitors. All games are set on free play for those with all day passes (adults — $20, kids 12 and under — $10). INFO 362 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, 631-821-4263, gameonmp.com/arcade

SAFARI ADVENTURE: Parents can entertain their toddlers at this jungle-themed venue geared toward small children (no shoes or strollers on the carpet — socks are required). Along with a kiddie arcade, there’s a hands-on workshop plus a soft playground for littles. There’s even a sensory calming room for those on overload. Admission is $16 (ages 1-2) or $23 (ages 3-10), adults and infants are free. Game cards can be purchased for multiple arcade plays. INFO 1074 Pulaski Street, Riverhead; 631-727-4386, thesafariadventure.com

ADVENTURELAND: Guests of this Farmingdale amusement park can enjoy not only the rides but the arcade, which features over 65 video game titles like Jurassic Park, Cruis’n Blast and Walking Dead, plus modern versions of Pac-Man and Space Invaders with LED lights and jumbo screens. Players use a cashless system by purchasing points on a card ($1 is 4 points, games vary from 1-12 points). Park admission ($46.99 box office, $31.99 online) essential for entry. INFO 2245 Broadhollow Rd., Farmingdale; 631-694-6868, adventureland.us

XPLORE FAMILY FUN CENTER — COMMACK: Let the kids loose on the inflatable slide, obstacle course and Disco Dance Dome, as well as a 35-game arcade room featuring titles like Typhoon, WWE’s Superstar Rumble and Air FX. Admission is $16 (ages 1-2) and $23 (ages 3-10). Laser tag is separate: $9 or $20 unlimited. Game cards can be purchased for multiple arcade plays. INFO 54 Vanderbilt Motor Pkwy., Commack; 631-543-8300, xplorecm.com

TRI-COUNTY FLEA MARKET ARCADE: Check out the arcade in the basement of the Tri-County Flea Market in Levittown. There are more than 15 coin-operated machines from Dance Dance Revolution to Fast & Furious to Cruis’n USA. INFO 3041 Hempstead Tpke., Mezzanine Level, Levittown; 516-579-4500, facebook.com/Tri-County-Flea-Market-344774561220

Monster Mini Golf in Deer Park it is an exciting...

Monster Mini Golf in Deer Park it is an exciting indoor monster themed glow in the dark 18-hole miniature golf course. Credit: Uli Seit

MONSTER MINI GOLF: With its glow-in-the-dark aesthetic, this fun center features an 18-hole mini golf course decorated with cartoonish pop culture artwork of animated monsters. There’s also a state-of-the-art arcade with games like SpongeBob SquarePants, Big Bass Wheel and Down a Clown, plus laser maze and a virtual reality experience. Golf $13 adults, $12 kids under 5 feet, laser maze — $3 and virtual reality — $5. Game cards can be purchased for multiple arcade plays. INFO 410-C Commack Rd., Deer Park; 631-940-8900, monsterminigolf.com/deerpark/

ARCADE OF AMUSEMENTS: Enjoy a cone of homemade ice cream flavors like banana split, chocolate fudge brownie and vanilla peanut butter at Beaches & Cream Soda Shoppe in Bayville while playing an assortment of coin-fed games like Hot Wheels King of the Road, DC’s Injustice Arcade, Aliens Extermination or Skee-Ball at the Arcade of Amusements inside Bayville Adventure Park. INFO 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville; 516-624-7433, bayvilleadventurepark.com

THE GAMERS CLUB: Serious gamers are drawn to this console-based arcade lounge where you can stand or sit when playing on communal flat screens. The venue typically draws passionate players who are looking to compete. Pricing starts at: $20 for four hours ($5 game change/headset fee). INFO 334 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead; 516-490-5183, facebook.com/thegamersclubnyc

STANDARD REC: Turn the clock back at this new ’70s, ’80s and ’90s-themed bar/eatery in Patchogue. In between sips of craft cocktails like The Quint (lavender simple syrup, coconut Red Bull, tequila, grenadine in a fish bowl) and bites of Asian fusion appetizers (General Tso’s cauliflower), play some Skee-Ball, NBA Jam and NFL Blitz. Charge $5 on your credit card for 20 quarters. INFO 49 E. Main St., Patchogue; 631-730-8100, stndrec.com

LASER BOUNCE FAMILY FUN CENTER: This venue caters to kids of all ages. For little ones, there’s the Bounce Arena with multiple inflatable bounce houses and obstacle courses and a ball-infused playground called Ballocity Arena. Meanwhile older kids can climb through the Laser Frenzy maze in addition to engaging in the full-blown interactive arcade. Play packages range from $18.95-$41.95. INFO 2710 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, 516-342-1330, longislandlaserbounce.com

ARCADIA RETRO EATS: The new video game-themed restaurant in Levittown has a comfort-food menu featuring disco fries, sloppy Joes and Fruity Pebbles milkshakes, designed by executive chef Brian Duffy (TV's "Bar Rescue"), paired with coin-fed video game cabinets such as Mortal Kombat, Arkanoid and WrestleFest plus Super Chexx bubble hockey. INFO 2890 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown; 516-899-5309, arcadialevittown.com

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement is open the Broadway Mall...

Round 1 Bowling & Amusement is open the Broadway Mall in Hicksville. Credit: Round 1 Bowling & Amusement/RShaunMader

ROUND 1 HICKSVILLE: Head to the Broadway Commons for hours of fun at this multifaceted venue featuring bowling, arcade games, karaoke, Ping-Pong, darts and billiards (each activity is priced separately). Enjoy food and drinks in between the action. Game cards can be purchased for multiple arcade plays. INFO 358 N. Broadway, Hicksville; 516-595-2080, round1usa.com

DAVE & BUSTER’S: Play retro games like Pop-A-Shot, Pac-Man and Skee-Ball while enjoying dinner and drinks at three different Long Island arcade locations. Go old school with billiards and bowling or high tech with virtual reality games like Terminator Guardian of Fate or Vader Immortal: Lightsaber Dojo. Download the Dave & Buster’s app and get a Digital Power Card to activate any game in the midway. INFO 1504 Old Country Rd., Westbury, 516-542-8501; 1 Sunrise Mall, Suite 2192, Massapequa, 516-809-8511; daveandbusters.com

E-LEGENDS GAMING CAFE: This venue offers a new concept to video gaming using both consoles and PCs for a wide range of games like Fortnite and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Hourly play is available ($10 — one hour, $23 — three hours, $35 — five hours) or become a member (platinum: $25, diamond: $75 or VIP: $150). Check Facebook and Instagram for tournament opportunities. INFO 1310 Middle Country Road, Selden; 631-882-2111, facebook.com/elegendsgamingcafe, Instagram: @elegendsgaming