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  Take to the Skies with 1942 and 1943 Mini Arcade Cabinets by New Wave, Now Available for Pre-Order
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03/04/2021
 


[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press.]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LOS ANGELES -- March 4, 2021 -- Today, New Wave, an industry leader in preserving all facets of the authentic ‘80s arcade experience through its lineup of premium miniature collectibles, announced that pre-orders are now open for 1942 X RepliCade and 1943 X RepliCade Overhaul Edition. These 1/6-scale mini arcade cabinets are modeled after the original 1980s machines and are fully-playable, each containing both 1942 and 1943: The Battle of Midway games designed by Yoshiki Okamoto. Pre-orders are now live on NewWaveToys.com for a special discount price of $99.99 (MSRP: $119.99) each.

1942 X RepliCade

The 1942 X RepliCade cabinet is a faithful 1/6-scale recreation of the Romstar / Capcom 1942 lowboy arcade machine, with Japanese-style diecast metal coin slot, customizable DIP-switch and cabinet settings, added HDTV connectivity, and a bonus 1943 Mini Arcade Stick for simultaneous two-player gameplay.

1943 X RepliCade Overhaul Edition

The 1943 X RepliCade Overhaul Edition contains the same classic games as the 1942 X RepliCade machine, but with extra design flairs on the 1/6-scale cabinet. The overhauled replica Dynamo cabinet features a unique coin door security bar, a mini bat-top joystick, microswitch buttons, yellow T-molding, customizable operator DIP-switch settings and more. Just like the 1942 cabinet,1943 X RepliCade features HDTV connectivity and includes a bonus 1943 Mini Arcade Stick, which can be stored in the rear of the machine. 

New Wave is dedicated to recreating the authentic arcade experience with its line of premium collectibles, all of which replicate the features and vintage feel of the arcade machines we grew up with, in 1/6-scale. Both 1942 and 1943 X RepliCade cabinets come complete with authentic wood cabinet construction, illuminated marquee and cabinet accents, and premium LCD color screen in 3:4 aspect ratio (vertical orientation). These RepliCades follow previously released cabinets including Asteroids X RepliCade, Dragon's Lair X RepliCade, and Street Fighter II: Champion Edition X RepliCade.

Pre-orders for 1942 X RepliCade and 1943 X RepliCade are open to US and Canada only and end on March 16 at 5 p.m. PST, or until supplies run out. Orders are expected to ship Summer 2021. For more information, please visit NewWaveToys.com.

About New Wave

Since 2016, New Wave has been dedicated to licensing and recreating classic and culturally significant memorabilia in all forms – from arcade games to retro electronics, books, curios, and collectibles. Exclusivity, accuracy, and that all-important cool factor – it’s all there in the name. No matter the medium, New Wave has a way of embracing the future by preserving the best parts of what’s past; they spare no expense to deliver unparalleled quality and detail while capitalizing on their technological mastery to prime their products for modern relevance. A tight-knit team that first set out to make the items they wish they had growing up, New Wave understands nostalgia as more than an aesthetic, not cannibalizing but canonizing those most enduring tokens of our collective memory. Follow New Wave on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. For more information, please visit newwavetoys.com.