'Secret' Arcade Table Brings Retro Games To Your Living Room

If you co-habit with a wife or girlfriend, chances are you had to ditch your table football long ago to make room for – and fair play to her on this one - an actual table.

But thanks to a company called Surface Tension, you can now enjoy retro games without turning your living room into a student flat.

Their Arcade Tables are hand-built, quality veneered, fully functional coffee tables with a difference: pull back the cover and suddenly you’re looking at a screen loaded with classic games (think Donkey Kong and Tetris) and a set of built-in controllers.

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The high-end model even comes a with Windows 7 Home-powered PC, Sonos Connect and the option of linking it up to your HDTV. So not just retro, but modern too - and more importantly, discreet.

£3900, surface-tension.net