Arcade1Up details new Marvel and TMNT cabinets at E3 2019

Shacknews sits down with Arcade1Up's Aaron Wade to learn more about the company's latest Marvel and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle arcade video game cabinets.


Gamers who were reared back in the arcade heyday are likely well aware of the arcade game cabinets from the folks at Arcade1Up. Designed as a way for players to bring the arcade home, these game cabinets are built to the same design principles of the cabinets of old, but they're small enough — and more importantly, affordable enough — for players to put them right into their homes.

Shacknews was recently able to chat with Aaron Wade, head of public relations at Arcade1Up, to learn more about the company's latest products. In particular, Arcade1Up has two new cabinets it was showing off at E3 2019: One based around classic Marvel games, and the other based around the fan-favorite Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series. Learn all about them in the video embed featured below.

For arcade fans, it's virtually impossible to choose between these two cabinets. The Marvel Super Heroes cabinet includes Marvel Super Heroes (of course), X-Men Children of the Atom, and The Punisher, all juicy arcade classics. On the other hand, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cabinet includes the namesake 1989 release as well as Turtles in Time, one of the hottest multiplayer arcade games of its era.

Surprise! Arcade1Up also revealed a new Star Wars arcade cabinet at E3 2019.

These two machines were introduced first at E3 2019, and as such, they don't have firm release dates yet. However, the underlying tech is all there, and there shouldn't too much of a delay before these two new Marvel and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade1Up cabinets release into the wild. The Marvel variant is slated to cost $299, while the TMNT cabinet will cost #349 at launch. Stay on top of more interviews and gameplay videos straight from the E3 2019 showroom floor by subscribing to Shacknews as well as GamerHubTV over on Twitter.

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    June 11, 2019 8:30 PM

    Kevin Tucker posted a new article, Arcade1Up details new Marvel and TMNT cabinets at E3 2019

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      June 11, 2019 10:20 PM

      I don't know if I can afford #349 at launch for the TMNT cabinet but it looks like it is worth every single @.

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        June 11, 2019 11:25 PM

        If you have the space for it you'd be way better off just buying a real TMNT2 cabinet and throwing a PC in it with GroovyMAME and a JPAC so you can switch back and forth between the real board and the computer in a non destructive way.

        I wouldn't even trust a big guy with the Arcade 1UP control panels. The way they mounted the joysticks is incredibly weak.

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      June 11, 2019 11:59 PM

      Man I want the Turtles cab so bad lol. I remember seeing that start screen flashing the moment I stepped into the arcade.

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      June 12, 2019 7:30 AM

      Are those the small form factor cabinet makers that were all over Walmart and Costco ?

      Heard the paint job on those was really cheap and they would fade from regular use after a few months.

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      June 12, 2019 7:36 AM

      I need the TMNT cabinet so I can match it with my full sized one.

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