Sony DADC has announced that the first products in the My Arcade range have started to ship across selected UK and Europe.
First amongst the products to ship will be the Micro Player arcades, officially licensed from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., and including PAC-MAN, GALAGA and DIG DUG, enduring classics that are sure to appeal to gamers of all ages.
The Micro Player arcades feature artwork inspired by the original cabinets, large full-colored screens, backlit coin traps, plus a removable joystick for those who prefer to use a directional pad to play.
The PAC-MAN Pocket Player is a brand new 16-bit handheld console featuring a compact, portable and ergonomic design, and boasts a full color screen. The Pocket Player include three classic PAC-MAN titles, including original arcade favorite PAC-MAN, along with PAC-PANIC and PAC-MANIA.
“We are honored to work with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment to bring such iconic titles to a new generation of gamers,” remarked Crystal Dugan, My Arcade’s Marketing Manager. “Classics like PAC-MAN, DIG DUG and GALAGA are nostalgic titles for myself and everyone who grew up playing them at their local arcade. They are such an important part of gaming history and we are thrilled to bring these backs in a unique way to a whole new audience.”
The licensed Micro Player Arcades and Pocket Player are shipping now from Amazon and other leading game retailers. The NAMCO Museum Mini Player is expected to begin shipping towards the end of 2018. (see above)