Capcom Home Arcade plug-and-play stick comes with 16 games

The Capcom Home Arcade plug-and-play stick looks like the Capcom logo and has 16 games on board.

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Aching to take home a round of Capcom arcade games? Capcom has just what the doctor ordered with a new product it's just announced.

The Capcom Home Arcade is a new plug-and-play arcade stick that's shaped like an enormous version of the Capcom logo. It's packed with classic games that you can play directly by plugging the system into your TV – there's no need to buy any additional software or use a console, so you can start playing right away. You can see it in action in the official trailer.

Here are all the games you can expect to see with the system:

  • 1944: The Loop Master
  • Alien™ vs Predator
  • Armored Warriors
  • Capcom Sports Club
  • Captain Commando
  • Cyberbots: Fullmetal Madness
  • Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors
  • Eco Fighters
  • Final Fight
  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts
  • Giga Wing™
  • Street Fighter II: Hyper Fighting
  • Mega Man: The Power Battle
  • Progear
  • Strider
  • Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo

It features micro USB connectivity and HDMI output as well as on-board WiFi to upload your scores to leaderboards as well, so it's quite functional, if a bit garish and gaudy.

Here's the official description from Capcom:

"Featuring a pair of competition class Sanwa JLF-TP-8YT sticks with 8-way GT-Y directional gates and OBSF buttons for the finest precision, response times and durability. The 16 pre-installed games are from the original Capcom CPS1 and CPS2 arcade ROMs with emulation provided by FB Alpha, delivering an authentic & accurate arcade experience exclusively for the Capcom Home Arcade.

Break some high scores in single player, team up with a friend in co-op multiplayer or destroy them in a head-to-head battle. Then upload your best scores via the Capcom Home Arcade's onboard WiFi to a Worldwide High Score Leaderboard to see how you match up against other players across the globe."

It looks like it's currently a European release right now and will run you £199.99. There's no word just yet on a US version, but hopefully the US players get a better-looking console deck, because this is not the greatest setup, honestly.

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