Happy National Video Game Day. Here are few items from our archives dealing with video games and everyone’s favorite video game hangout, Top Dog.

 Top Diggity Dog

Article from the May 23, 1983 edition of the Citizens’ Voice dealing with the opening of the Wilkes-Barre location of Top Dog. Times-Shamrock Archives

Top Dog advertisement – Jan 12, 1983 – The Scranton Times

Top Dog advertisment – Jun 9, 1984 – The Citizens’ Voice

And we can not forget Showtime Food and Fun in Kingston

Clipping from the Jan. 7, 1983 edition of the Citizens’ Voice showing the interior of the Showtime in Kingston. In addition to video games, the establishment also featured robotic band called Boots Cassidy and the Electric Mouse Orchestra. Times-Shamrock Archives


And Zack Periwinkle’s

Zack Periwinkle’s article – Oct. 20, 1985 – The Scranton Times