Advanced software has enabled us to play 80s arcade games like Q*bert (aka Qbert) on our Android or iOS devices. But where’s the fun in that when part of the game’s essence was the good’ol arcade cabinet? Well, this is where Q*bert x RepliCade Standard Edition comes in.
Q*bert x RepliCade Standard Edition lets you enjoy this favorite North America arcade game from the 80s in all its 2D glory on an actual arcade cabinet. The best part is that it is 1/6 scale, which means it will not rob you have precious real estate in your home.
Even better, the Q*bert x RepliCade Standard Edition 1/6 Scale Arcade includes both the original game and the previously unreleased Q*bert sequel, Faster Harder More Challenging Q*bert.
This faithful replica of the original arcade features a fully functional knocker coil that thumps when Q*bert falls, a diagonally mounted four-way joystick, miniaturized control panel buttons, an arcade operator’s menu with customizable DIP switch and operational test mode, plug-and-play HDTV connectivity, diecast metal coin doors with storage compartments, premium LCD 4:3 aspect ratio color screen, illuminated marquee and cabinet accents, and officially licensed Gottlieb branding.
If anyone’s interested, the Q*bert x RepliCade Standard Edition 1/6 Scale Arcade can be had as we speak for US$159.99 a pop.
Images: New Wave Toys.