BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player and ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player now available for pre-order
LOS ANGELES, CA – July 29, 2019 – My Arcade, a leading manufacturer in licensed retro gaming collectibles, announced today that its DIG DUG™ Pocket Player is now available for MSRP $34.99 at Amazon.com, MyArcadeGaming.com, and select retailers. Additionally pre-orders for BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player and ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player are now available for MSRP $34.99 and slated to ship on August 5, 2019.
The officially licensed titles – DIG DUG and ROLLING THUNDER from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc., and BUBBLE BOBBLE from TAITO Corporation – continue My Arcade’s expansion of its collectible retro gaming players, offering more classics for fans to enjoy in tabletop and/or portable form. Making its debut in the West on the BUBBLE BOBBLE Pocket Player is RAINBOW ISLANDS™: THE STORY OF BUBBLE BOBBLE 2, a highly sought classic in Japan. Each Pocket Player features a 2.75” backlit screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, and front-facing speakers, giving retro-enthusiasts the ultimate on-the-go gameplay experience for these iconic games.
DIG DUG™ Pocket Player [$34.99]: Featuring 8-bit versions of the wildly popular DIG DUG™ and its sequel, DIG DUG™II, players will navigate underground tunnels to eliminate monsters. This Pocket Player also includes THE TOWER OF DRUAGA™ that has players navigating mazes to save a maiden from an evil demon.
BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player [$34.99]: The BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player will include fully playable 8-bit versions of the fan-favorite BUBBLE BOBBLE™ as well as its hard-to-find sequel BUBBLE BOBBLE PART™ 2 that has players navigating the Cave of Monsters to defeat enemies. Now for the first time, players in the United States can enjoy RAINBOW ISLANDS™: THE STORY OF BUBBLE BOBBLE 2 where they can travel to different lands and save the Rainbow Islands.
ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player [$34.99]: The ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player is the same arcade cabinet that gamers know and love, scaled down to 6.75” for desktop play. The ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player features artwork inspired by the original arcade cabinets as well as a full color, 2.75” screen with volume control and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Assets for these products are accessible here.
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, follow on Instagram @MyArcadeRetro and Twitter @MyArcadeRetro.
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.com, facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS or twitter.com/BandaiNamcoUS.
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 at http://www.taito.com/
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