Why Do You Think Arcades Failed In The USA?S

Yesterday was... Thursday. Today is... Friday! Time to talk, time for Tell Us Dammit. No, make that TELL US DAMMIT.

Here's who it works: We ask a question, you answer it. Simple and no strings attached! This isn't some marketing survey or whatever. It's an emotional investment in you. Yes, we're interested in knowing you, Kotaku reader person.

You probably know fucktons about us — more than you even want to, we're sure. But, hey, we'd like to know about you. That way you won't be some faceless blob — and we might feel a tinge of guilt when we ban your ass. Or not, because really we're incapable of human emotion.

Earlier this week, I talked with Spencer at game site Siliconera about Arcade Mania. He asked me: Why do you think arcades failed in the USA? (You can read the full interview here.) Now, we ask you...

Question: Why do you think arcades failed in the USA?