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National Videogames Arcade will 'inspire & excite' says co-director

Co-director Jonathan Smith from the National Videogames Arcade told ITV News Central that he wants the place to 'show people how inspiring and exciting games can be.'

Children and adults alike have been enjoying Nottingham's newest attraction which opened its doors for the first time this weekend.

National Videogame Arcade opens in Nottingham

'Mission Control' proves popular for young gamers. Credit: ITV News Central

Hundreds have been visiting the National Videogame Arcade in Nottingham, which opened its doors for the first time this weekend.

Backed in a joint venture with Nottingham Trent University and the City Council, it claims it's the first permanent centre for gamers of all ages.

The centre has created 20 jobs, with two and a half million pounds being invested in it over the next three years.

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