In the gaming scene, a kiosk is a type of stand that is available in mostly electronic stores. It consists in:
- A video game, that has multiple cartridge / CD / DVD slots, locked into cabinet;
- A monitor, locked into cabinet;
- Necessary hook-ups, such as controllers and video cables, locked into cabinet;
- A cabinet;
- Coin Mech(s) (optional).
In reality, these kiosk gaming units serve as Test Game purposes, in order to see if the game is good or not.