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Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014

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Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Box

Arcade Block is the newest subscription box from Nerd Block. It’s all gamer themed items, plus a shirt, and the best box design! This is the second box so far in the subscription.

This box was sent to us for review purposes. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes).

Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Items

The Subscription Box: Arcade Block

The Cost: $19.99 plus shipping ($9.50 shipping to the US)

COUPON: Use coupon code SUPERHERO to save 10%!

The Products: Gamer gear, collectibles, etc, plus a new t-shirt each month.

Ships to: Worldwide!

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Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Info

Each box comes with a card detailing the items included.

Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Mario

Flying Squirrel Mario Plush – Value $14

Super Mario Pull Back Racer – Value $10

Super Mario items are always a hit with us! Subscribers either received the Mario or Luigi plush, and the pull back racer is varied as well. We lucked out with all Mario!

Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Shirt

Freeman’s Crabshack Tee- Value $15?

This is going in the swap pile. (After a little googling I found out this is from the video game Half-Life).

Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 Key

Portal 2 Key Cap – Value $6

Street Fighter Pixel Bricks – Value $12

This Street Fighter Pixel Bricks set contains 188 Pixel bricks! Thankfully it also comes with a visual instruction manual.

Arcade Block Subscription Box Review – October 2014 White Board

Notes from Hyrule – Value $4?

These are two postcard-sized white-board magnets. I didn’t have any luck finding them online, so they may be made for the box.

Verdict: This box has a value of about $60. I’m happy with the retail value – but this box is a bit of a miss for us this month since really the only two items my husband loves are the Mario toys! (But that’s the gamble with these geek and gamer boxes – it really depends on if they send items from your favorite characters/games/shows/movies etc).

What did you think of the second Arcade Block?

Written by Liz Cadman

Liz Cadman

Liz is the founder of My Subscription Addiction. She’s been hooked on subscription boxes since 2011 thanks to Birchbox, and she now subscribes to over 100 boxes. Her favorites include POPSUGAR Must Have, FabFitFun, and any box that features natural beauty products!

All views in this review are the opinion of the author. My Subscription Addiction will never accept payment in exchange for a review, but will accept a box at no cost to provide honest opinions on the box. This post may contain affiliate/referral links. If you buy something, MSA may earn an affiliate commission. Read the complete My Subscription Addiction disclosure.


  1. My twelve year old son was quite pleased with this box. Not enough so to replace Lootcrate though, so it seems he now has two subs. I like that this is geared exclusively to gaming and the value seems higher to me even though it’s a bit more than Lootcrate.

  2. If you squint, Street Fighter Ken looks a little like Luigi from Mario Bros. At least that’s who I thought I was.

  3. I have a friend that would love this sub. The Mario is the best, IMO.

  4. Love that shirt. Want!

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