Arcade1Up brings X-Men, Dragon's Lair, Killer Instinct to cabinet collection
These retro machines are nothing to snikt at.
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Hey, Bub: The classic X-Men four-player arcade game is returning with new abilities from Arcade1Up. The company's newest retro arcade cabinet will let gamers play live online with other X-Men cabinet owners.
During this year's all-digital CES show, Arcade1Up announced new game titles for its collection of cabinet remakes, including the animated hit Dragon's Lair and Killer Instinct. The company is also releasing a new format of machine, a four-player pub-style table for head-to-head play.
No chairs or coins needed, the pub table is tall enough for four people to stand around and play licensed Atari classics such as Pong, Tempest and Super Breakout. It's currently available for pre-order at Best Buy for $550.
The company hasn't announced yet when the other cabinets will be available for pre-order, or the prices for the machines. It's a busy year for Arcade1Up, as it is also releasing the Infinity Game Table -- a touch-screen table packed with digital versions of famous board games.
The X-Men machine will be decked out in original machine art, but inside it will also include the games Captain America and The Avengers, as well as The Avengers in Galactic Storm.
The Dragon's Lair cabinet includes Dragon's Lair 2 and Space Ace, unique LaserDisc games animated by Don Bluth. The Killer
machine will include Killer Instinct 2 and Battle Toads Arcade.