Taito Partnership Expands to Bring Arcade Game Icon to Tabletop Form
LOS ANGELES, CA – June 11, 2019 – My Arcade today announced the SPACE INVADERS Micro Player™ in partnership with TAITO Corporation. Expanding on My Arcade’s collectible line of Micro Players, gamers can blast away alien adversaries right at home on this miniature arcade cabinet featuring authentic graphics and gameplay. The SPACE INVADERS Micro Player is fully playable and features the original arcade version of the game and is projected to launch this year with an MSRP of $39.99.
“SPACE INVADERS is a legendary title that forever changed the public perception of video games and their role in entertainment. It's with great pride that we announce this addition to our line of collectibles,” says Amir Navid, Creative Director, My Arcade. “Our SPACE INVADERS Micro Player pays homage to the pioneering creativity of the original game cabinet with its reflected gameplay and layered illuminated backdrops. Authentic details are essential to making a worthy collectible and to fully evoke the nostalgia of the original arcades they were modeled after, and we hope new and old fans alike will appreciate our scaled-down version of this wonderful game.”
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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 and follow on Instagram @MyArcadeRetro and Twitter @MyArcadeRetro.
About SPACE INVADERS
Planned, developed, and released by TAITO Corporation (TAITO), the 1978 arcade game SPACE INVADERS became an instant global phenomenon. Today, its iconic characters frequently appear both in licensed projects worldwide and as TAITO’s corporate mascots. Chosen as an art collection of MOMA, and a collaborative character with famous fashion brands, SPACE INVADERS is still loved all over the world today. TAITO is the exclusive owner of the global intellectual property rights, including copyrights and trademarks, for SPACE INVADERS and its characters, and takes an active role regarding new SPACE INVADERS-related enterprises.
More information on TAITO can be found on the Internet at http://www.taito.com/.