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  • Age 6+
  • $184.99

Arcade Coder + Carry Case

Design, code and invent your very own games on iPad. Watch them come to life on the Arcade Coder 🚀

Requires iPad iOS 11+. Full specs below.

Not available in Canada.

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Endless Play

Enjoy games like Pong, Snake, & Whack-A-Mole right out of the box.

Design & Code Your Own Games

Learn the principles of game design and block-coding.

Be Social. Play with Friends & Family

Designed to be enjoyed by the whole family. Supports up to 4 players!

Make Art, Animations & Games

Discover hours of content on the Games Studio app. Including classics like PongSnake, Whack-A-Mole. Supports 1, 2, 3, 4 players… the whole family.

Paint with Lights! Kids animate digital pictures with their newfound skills.

Become a Games Designer

Following step-by-step tutorials in the Games Studio app, kids earn badges while learning the principles of game design and block-coding.

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Family Time, Not Screen Time

Design and code your very own games using the Games Studio app. Watch them come to life in the real world on your Arcade Coder.

More players, more fun!

Arcade Coder Carry Case

Take your play and imagination wherever you go!

Made out of a hard outer casing, the Arcade Coder’s carry case was designed to offer a safe way to take the device wherever you go. 

What's in the box?

1: Arcade Coder

2: USB-C Cable

3: x3 Stickers

4: Free iOS App

5: Boardgame Insert

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Device Compatibility

Here’s a full list of compatible devices with the Arcade Coder:

  • iPad Air onwards
  • iPad Mini 2 onwards
  • iPad Pro onwards
  • iPad 5th Gen onwards

Requires iOS 11 and up.

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"The Arcade Coder's large LED board is a great way to give tactile life to kids' creations and encourages them - and their parents - to play and learn together." - Terrence O'Brien
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"The magic really happens when you delve into the iOS app Game Studio. There, your kid can design, customise and code their own games, either based on existing templates or entirely from scratch." - Craig Grannell
"A truly innovative product that allows kids to learn while having a lot of fun." - Adrienne Appell

Award Winning

Winner of the Parent’s Choice Gold Award & the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Platinum Award.

The sequence of projects is very intuitive & walks the user through each element of game design while providing plenty of playful opportunities for customisation & creativity along the way.

Jennifer Wells, Parents’ Choice

What is the Arcade Coder?

The Arcade Coder is a 12” x 12” board with 144 multi-coloured LED buttons that are all fully programmable and controllable.

How long does the battery last?

The Arcade Coder’s battery lasts for 6 hours with average use.

What do you learn with this kit?

The Arcade Coder teaches kids the principles of game design and block-coding. Kids also learn the foundation of game mechanics, like speed and point systems through the Games Studio app.

Where can I get the Game Studio App?

The app is available on the official Apple App Store.

What’s the recommended age?

Perfect for kids aged 6 years and up, the Arcade Coder has a low entry point and high ceiling – meaning it can be enjoyed by everyone, kids and parents alike.

Do you offer educational discounts?

We sure do! Check out our Educators page for more info.

How do I learn to code it?

Learn how to code, animate and design games with our Games Studio iOS app. It includes easy step-by-step projects. Via the Games Studio iOS app, kids learn about topics such as the principles of animation, chance mechanics and how to use sprites and block-coding to create games.

I have a question that’s not in this FAQ, how can I get in touch with someone?

Please feel free to drop our friendly Customer Support team a message anytime, they will be more than happy to help! You can reach them here.

Arcade Coder + Carry Case


The Arcade Coder is a programmable game console that teaches kids how to design and code their own games for up to 4 players, reinventing family game night forever. Kids can customise pre-coded games or invent brand new ones, totally from scratch! Get the Arcade Coder Carry Case for FREE with this limited-time bundle offer and take your kit everywhere you go, safely.

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