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New Wave Toys Releases Their Latest RepliCade X, ‘Tempest’

Published on January 30th, 2019 | Updated on March 27th, 2019 | By FanFest

New Wave Toys recently released their latest limited edition RepliCade X, Tempest.  For those unfamiliar with RepliCades, they are fully playable 12-inch tall replicas of original arcade cabinets. This Tempest released is officially licensed by Atari and accurately mimics the original arcade cabinet play, art and sound.

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Key Features of the RepliCade X Tempest include:

  • Arcade-accurate sixth-scale replica Tempest machine
  • Plays the original Tempest arcade game
  • Mini Rotary control with swappable spinner caps
  • Wood cabinet construction
  • Illuminated marquee & cabinet accents
  • Amplified-mono audio reproduction
  • Diecast metal coin door with storage compartment
  • Hi-res cabinet art reproduction on quality 3M vinyl overlays
  • Built-in rechargeable battery
  • Hi-res screen optimized for vector graphics
  • Limited edition
  • Officially licensed by Atari
Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release
Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release

New Wave Toys has been a pioneer in the arcade replica business, with their RepliCades accurately mimicking every aspect of the original arcade cabinets and boasting a great look and feel that allows the pieces to look great on a shelf. Their products have quickly become a collector’s dream piece.

Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release
Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release

The company takes their work seriously and boasts that they are, “dedicated to recreating the authentic arcade experience in 1/6-scale with a high-quality wood cabinet in perfect profile, illuminated marquee and cabinet accents, original control schemes, die cast metal coin door, and cabinet artwork professionally reproduced by EscapePod.”

Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release
Photo Credit: New Wave Toys Press Release

New Wave Toys last released Centipede and is planning to release Street Fighter II next. The MSRP is $119.99 and can be purchased through their website.

Have you checked out a RepliCade before? What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments!

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