New Wave Toy’s Next Replicade Cabinet Is Missile Command!


With Q-Bert and 1941/1942 under their belts, New Wave Toys is moving on to a true classic from the height of the Atari days. The company that specializes in 1/6th scale arcade cabinets is going to be bringing us Missile Command!

Not just one cabinet, no-no. We’re getting two! For $139.99, you can get the standard setup you probably saw in your local arcade. For $159.99, you can pick up the Field Test version. This was seen by a select few as Atari tested out the game in specific markets. I’ve never seen one in the wild. So, that’s the version I’m going to snag!

New Wave Toys | Atari
New Wave Toys | Atari
New Wave Toys | Atari

The last Replicade machine that had a trackball was their original Centipede cabinet. While it was a pretty good replica, and the controls were pretty good for the size, the thing could benefit from a bit of tweaking. Unfortunately, it looks like New Wave Toys did just that. You’ve got to be pretty accurate if you’re going to hit those missiles on a tiny screen.

Missile Command x RepliCade features our new & improved, smooth rolling Trak-Ball XL™, CRT FX™ a convex transparent lens that looks like a CRT Television, fully customizable dipswitch and cabinet settings menu, and runs the original arcade Missile Command ROM.

The standard edition of the Missile Command cabinet will have the following features:

  • Replica Missile Command cabinet in 1/6th scale 11-5/8 inches tall
  • Trak-Ball XL™ free-spinning, extra-large Trak-Ball that provides smooth & accurate control
  • CRT FX™ convex, transparent lens that transforms LCD screen to look-like a CRT Television screen
  • Plays the original arcade Missile Command ROM
  • Arcade Operator’s menu with customizable dip switch and cabinet settings
  • Cabinet constructed from premium materials: MDF wood, diecast metal, and plastic
  • Illuminated marquee and cabinet accents
  • RepliCade signature amplified mono audio reproduction with volume control
  • High-resolution cabinet art reproduction on quality 3M vinyl overlays
  • Diecast metal coin door with storage compartments
  • High score saving with non-volatile memory
  • Built-in, high-capacity rechargeable battery
  • Premium LCD color screen 4:3 aspect ratio (horizontal orientation)
  • Officially licensed by Atari
  • 100-Day New Wave Factory Warranty

The Field Test release will have the same features as above, but with a few extras:

  • Field-Test Backlit Marquee Panel
  • Preproduction Side Panel, Bezel & CPO artwork
  • Preproduction 3-coin slot coin door
  • Limited Edition / Individually numbered

What do you think of the mini Missile Command cabinets? Let us know in the comments.


[Source: New Wave Toys]

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