TORRANCE, CA - Jan. 9, 2018 - Retro gaming brand, My Arcade has acquired license from legendary video game developer, BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, to release a new range of collectible table-top arcade machines and portable handhelds. A preview of the collaborative efforts will be on display at My Arcade's CES booth #31578 located in LVCC, South Hall 3.
The initial lineup will feature gaming's first icon, PAC-MAN, and other classics such as Galaga and Dig Dug. The Micro Player™ arcades will 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. Additional titles from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment's beloved library and more information on upcoming portable handhelds will be released at a later date.
"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. "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 back in a unique way to a whole new audience."
Assets*, including concepts** and logos, can be found here: https://spaces.hightail.com/receive/AVQ0n16qYu
The licensed Micro Player Arcades and other handhelds are set to arrive on store shelves in late Spring 2018 and will retail for the MSRP of $35 and up.**PAC-MAN™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
**GALAGA™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
**DIG DUG™ & ©BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
About My Arcade®
My Arcade® is a retro focused gaming accessories manufacturer that offers an exciting array of portable handhelds, Mini Arcades, Plug N' Play gaming devices, and unique accessories that are designed to be reminiscent of all-time classic handhelds and traditional arcade cabinets. My Arcade has been developing and selling Plug N' Play and portable gaming devices for well over a decade and brings vast experience in this genre with millions of units sold. My Arcade®'s founders are dedicated to providing the latest in design, performance and quality to meet the needs of its valued customers. For more information on My Arcade® or to pre-order items, please visit MyArcadeGaming.com.
About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment for all major video game consoles, iOS, Android, and online platforms. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry's top video game franchises including PAC-MAN®, GALAGA®, TEKKEN®, SOULCALIBUR®, and ACE COMBAT®. BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. is the premier publisher in the Western hemisphere for anime based video games including NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, DRAGON BALL Z®, and ONE PIECE®. More information about the company and its products can be found at http://www.bandainamcoent.com , www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or https://www.twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS .