Sony DADC a leading supply chain services provider for the entertainment industry and beyond, announced today that the first products in the My Arcade® range has started to ship across selected European territories.w
Available to view via appointment only at the Sony DADC stand at Gamescom 2018 – Hall 04.2, Booth A-028-B027. My Arcade products are shipping now to selected retailers across Europe. The My Arcade range consists of staggeringly authentic table-top arcade machines and portable devices, allowing gamers to play the classics they love in the way they remember. With real, working arcade sticks and action buttons, long lasting battery operation and authentic arcade marque artwork, the range is a must for any and all arcade and gadget fans.
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™.
Expected to begin shipping towards the end of 2018, My Arcade will also be previewing the NAMCO Museum Mini Player™ at Gamescom 2018. Packed with 20 classic titles and featuring a large vertical-oriented screen for authentic arcade gameplay, the Mini Player features dual front facing speakers for optimal sound, a detachable joystick, and back-lit marquee and coin trap. All titles included on the device are the original arcade versions of the games, unless no original arcade version is available.
“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.