Star Wars arcade machine now available for preorder

The $500 machine is available through GameStop.

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The Star Wars Home Arcade Game is now available for presale.


Arcade1Up on Thursday said it launched presales for the Star Wars Home Arcade Game through GameStop . The cabinet, which stands just over 5 feet tall, features original artwork, a light-up marquee, a full-color 17-inch display and dual speakers.

The Star Wars Home Arcade Game includes original arcade versions of classic games based on A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi.

Preorders are available on GameStop's site. It costs $500.

Also available for preorder is the limited-edition Marvel Super Heroes arcade cabinet, which you can get on the Arcade1Up website. This arcade machine features a light-up marquee, Sanwa joysticks and buttons, and a riser with exclusive artwork. It costs $399, and comes with the games Marvel Super Heroes, X-Men: Children of the Atom and The Punisher. Act fast if you want it -- just 8,000 of these machines have been made. The cabinet celebrates 80 years of Marvel.  

Originally published July 25.
Update, July 26: Adds more details about the Marvel Super Heroes arcade cabinet.

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