Thematically, arcade Fire has always gone big as well, and Reflektor is no exception.
Beyond the opening monologue, one of the first sketches, a game-show spoof called “New Cast Member of arcade Fire?”
arcade Fire kicked off the night with a live performance of “Afterlife.”
1731 (as arcado, from 1640s), from Italian arcata "arch of a bridge," from arco "arc," from Latin arcus (see arc). Applied to passages formed by a succession of arches, avenues of trees, and ultimately to any covered avenue, especially one lined with shops (1731) or amusements; hence arcade game (1977).