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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

London, England, 08.01.2019 – 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 based in Europe interested in scheduling a personal demo can contact alex@littlebigpr.com for an appointment.

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:

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, Ms.PAC-MAN®, to My Arcade’s line-up of accessories.

Retro Champ™ Console:

The 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 new purchases.

Turbo Gamepad for PlayStation® Classic:

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.

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, collectibles, and unique accessories for classic consoles. My Arcade is dedicated to becoming a go-to source for all things retro. For more information on My Arcade and its wide selection of retro gaming products, check out myarcadegaming.com and follow on Instagram @MyArcadeRetro and Twitter @MyArcadeRetro.

About TAITO Corporation

TAITO Corporation (TAITO) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. With headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, TAITO operates core businesses such as game arcade operations, coin-operated game machines, and mobile phone content services. A seminal part of gaming history, TAITO caused a worldwide sensation with its arcade legend, SPACE INVADERS®, and developed such fan favorites as PUZZLE BOBBLE® (BUST-A-MOVE®) and ARKANOID®. Today, TAITO continues to thrill game lovers of all generations by offering both classic and new family-oriented titles on the latest gaming platforms. TAITO delivers a wide range of entertainment experiences with the goal of providing consumers with fresh surprises and new discoveries.

More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at http://www.taito.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 bandainamcoent.comfacebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS  or twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

 

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