Published on January 7th, 2019 | by gareth0
My Arcade Reveals Micro Arcades And Retro Fun At CES
I think we will have to make sure to have a look while we are at CES.
CES 2019: My Arcade Unveils Its Latest in Retro-Fueled Accessories and
Collectable Micro Arcades
Purveyor of retro arcades and gaming accessories announces partnership with TAITO
Corporation, a new lineup of collectable Micro and Pocket Players, a portable
cartridge-player console, and a wireless controller for PlayStation®
Classic — all available to demo in South Hall 1-21030
LOS ANGELES – Jan. 7, 2019 – My
Arcade, the industry-leader in retro gaming accessories and collectables,
reveals its latest lineup at CES 2019. This is headlined by My Arcade’s new
partnership with TAITO Corporation, which introduces a new line of Pocket
Players™ and Micro Players™ for iconic titles Bubble Bobble™, Elevator Action™,
Don Doko Don™ and more. My Arcade’s CES lineup also includes an extension of
their partnership with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., an all-new Retro Champ™
Console that plays both NES and imported Famicom cartridges, and the Turbo
Gamepad wireless controller for the PlayStation® Classic.
CES 2019 attendees can go hands-on with all of My Arcade’s new products at their
booth at South Hall 1-21030. Members of the press interested in scheduling a
personal demo can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an
My Arcade’s new retro gaming hardware and accessories will soon be available for
pre-order on MyArcadegaming.com and is expected to launch later this year.
Details on the full lineup can be found below.
TAITO Corporation Partnership Products
My Arcade is proud to announce its latest partnership with legendary game
developer, TAITO Corporation. The collaboration includes collectable arcade
consoles and portable handhelds. The
following will be available for preview at CES:
Action Micro Players [MSRP: $34.99 each]: The
same arcade cabinets that gamers know and love, scaled down to 6.75” for desktop
play. Each Micro Player features artwork inspired by the original arcade
cabinets as well as a full color, 2.75” screen with volume control and 3.5mm
Bobble Pocket Player [MSRP: $34.99]: Now
gamers can get their retro fix on-the-go with the iconic titles Bubble Bobble
and hard-to-find cult classics Bubble Bobble™ Part 2 and Rainbow Island™. These
TAITO classics are available in portable format on My Arcade’s signature Pocket
Player, featuring a 2.75” full color screen and ergonomic design.
Doko Don Pocket Player [MSRP: $34.99]: For
the first time on a handheld in the West, Japanese platform adventure game Don
Doko Don and its sequel, Don Doko Don 2™, are available along with the quirky
classic Chack’n Pop™. Players can enjoy hours upon hours of exciting action and
challenging gameplay in a convenient portable format.
New BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
licensed Micro Player and Pocket Players
My Arcade expands its partnership with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. to introduce
one of gaming’s first and most iconic female protagonists,
to My Arcade’s line-up of accessories.
Micro Player [MSRP: $34.99]:
Scaled down to 6.75” for desktop play, the Ms.PAC-MAN®
Micro Player features artwork inspired by the original arcade cabinet as well as
a full color, 2.75” screen displaying 8-bit graphics with volume control and
3.5mm headphone jack.
Pocket Player [MSRP: $34.99]: This
new Pocket Player includes fully playable 8-bit versions of
games. Featuring a full-color 2.75” screen to brightly display
in all of her 8-bit glory, My Arcade’s signature Pocket Player is fine-tuned for
hours of play through its emphasis on ergonomics and compact
Pocket Player [MSRP: $34.99]: Shooter
fanatics can now enjoy three out-of-this-world classics,
on a compact game system perfect for retro gamers on-the-go.
Pocket Player [MSRP: $34.99]:
Enjoy all time classic DIG DUG®
and its lesser known sequel, DIG DUG®ll
, join cult favorite THE TOWER OF DRUAGA®
in an epic handheld which is sure to provide hours of
Champ™ Console [MSRP: $79.99]
Retro Champ Console breathes new life into retro gamers’ NES and Famicom
cartridges without the need for a legacy console. My Arcade’s new console
includes a built-in 7 inch screen that allows for portable play with 35 hours of
playtime via the built-in rechargeable batteries. Retro gamers looking to play
from the comfort of their couches can connect the Retro Champ to their TVs via
the console’s HDMI output and pair with My Arcade wireless controllers (sold
separately). Also included is a built-in cartridge cleaning kit — no more
blowing on cartridges! The device is ideal for game collectors, cartridge
hunters, and convention/expo goers that need a portable device to test potential
Gamepad for PlayStation®
Classic [MSRP: $24.99]
My Arcade is expanding its signature line of classic gamepads to include a wireless
controller for the recently launched PlayStation® Classic. The Turbo Gamepad™
boasts a programmable TURBO feature with LED indication and rechargeable
built-in battery for over 15 hours of play per charge.
The CES 2019 lineup from My Arcade will be available by summer at
MyArcadegaming.com, Amazon.com, and select retailers.