Of or relating to a machine that requires money to be inserted before use.
- Operated, or activated by placing coins in a slot
- Many of the free to play arcade games found online originally gained popularity as coin-operated games located within business establishments and arcades.
- Two months before the official release, another coin-operated video game, Galaxy Game was built and placed at Stanford University.
- Nutting Associates released and distributed the first commercial coin-operated arcade game in an official arcade cabinet.
- The first coin-operated arcade game is Computer Space', by Nolan Bushnell.