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access_time January 5, 2021 at 4:29 PM in News by David Poole

New Wave Toys’ Asteroids 1/6 Scale Arcade Cabinet is Now Available!

Good news for retro gaming fans. New Wave Toys’ 1/6 scale arcade cabinet for the classic game Asteroids is now available! Called Asteroids X Replicade, this 12″ arcade cabinet features a fully playable version of Atari’s Asteroids. This officially licensed collectible celebrates the 40th anniversary of the game, which originally released in 1979. It faithfully replicates the original arcade cabinet, even the iconic Atari “owl eyes” coin door, operator dip switches, and glow-in-the-dark packaging. Quantities are limited, as this edition will only have 3,500 units. You can take a look at the cabinet in the gallery below.

The Asteroids X Replicade comes with the following features:

  • Limited Production 40th Anniversary Edition (of 3,500).
  • Replica 1979 Asteroids arcade machine in 1/6th scale (12″ tall).
  • Professional reproduction cabinet art by Escape Pod.
  • Plays the original Asteroids arcade game on high resolution screen optimized for vector enhancement.
  • Arcade Operator’s menu featuring dip switches and cabinet settings.
  • High Score saving with non-volatile memory.
  • Atari Owl Eyes metal coin door with storage compartment.
  • Atari cone Volcano buttons.
  • Authentic wood cabinet construction.
  • Illuminated marquee and cabinet accents.
  • Built-in high capacity rechargeable battery.
  • Amplified mono audio with volume control.
  • Glow in the dark packaging.
  • Officially licensed by Atari.
  • 100 day manufacturer warranty.

On top of the standard edition, there’s also a special Overhaul Edition, limited to 500 units. This edition features an alternate color scheme and will likely be a huge collector’s item.

For those interested in picking one of these up, you can head over to New Wave Toys’ website to order one today for $119.99. What do you think? Are you going to pick one up? Let us know in the comments below!

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