BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player includes rare sequels BUBBLE BOBBLE™ PART 2 and RAINBOW ISLANDS™: THE STORY OF BUBBLE BOBBLE 2
LOS ANGELES, CA – Aug 5, 2019 – My Arcade, a leading manufacturer in licensed retro gaming collectibles, announced today the launch of its BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player and ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player. These latest additions to My Arcade’s retro collectible lineup can be purchased at Amazon.com, MyArcadeGaming.com, and select retailers at MSRP $34.99 each.
The officially licensed products — ROLLING THUNDER™ from BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. and BUBBLE BOBBLE™ from TAITO Corporation — contain a mix of iconic classics seeing new life as modern collectibles. The BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player features three-games-in-one, including the hard to find RAINBOW ISLANDS™: THE STORY OF BUBBLE BOBBLE 2, while the ROLLING THUNDER™ Micro Player is a standalone arcade cabinet designed to sit comfortably on a desk or shelf.
BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player [$34.99]:
The BUBBLE BOBBLE™ Pocket Player features three games within the BUBBLE BOBBLE™ series including the original BUBBLE BOBBLE™ as well as its hard-to-find sequel BUBBLE BOBBLE™ PART 2. Also included is RAINBOW ISLANDS™: THE STORY OF BUBBLE BOBBLE 2, a cult classic game with unique art and addictive gameplay coveted by collectors and fans of the series. The Pocket Player handheld console features a 2.75” backlit screen, 3.5mm headphone jack, and front-facing speakers for perfect on-the-go play.
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 available 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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