The Quarter Arcades ‘PAC-MAN ¼ Scale Arcade Cabinet


Remember a time when you played PAC-MAN as a kid but always wanted the experience of having one at home but never had the money or space? Well now is that time!

Today (Tuesday 7th August 2018) Numskull Designs have annouced a team up with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment for the first in a series of Quarter Arcades exclusives! 

It is totally BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment official, fully playable, highly collectible (limited) 1/4 scale replica stays true to the original arcade cabinet, with everything from its artwork, button/joystick sizes, and coin-mechanism shrunk down proportionately, so you get an authentic arcade experience that can be conveniently played on a desk, or displayed with pride on your shelf.

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We love the idea of having a series of scaled replicas that are true form to the original cab and having them official is key for us. A stamp of approval. There are 3 other machines already teased in the release today too so even though PAC-MAN is the one you can preorder I am getting excited for the others already! These are Galaga, Ms PAC-MAN and Galaxian.

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For PAC-MAN itself - here is the teaser video showing PAC-MAN in a ¼ Scale Arcade Cabinet - it in all it's glory:

We understand there will also be a further video coming over from the Numskull Designs team soon - when this is available it will also be on our channel - so watch out for that.

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 Apart from the look of the machine which is totally exact to the original made in 1980s the team at Numskull working with BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment have delivered a tech spec to make any gamer and collector proud. This is the full set up for the tech side:

 • Official BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment licensed product: 1/4 scale playable replica of the original 1980s PAC-MAN arcade cabinet • Quarter Arcades #1: First of the series – collect them all to build your own miniature arcade! • Releasing as a ‘Collectors Edition’: Limited to only 10,000 units! • Includes exclusive ‘PAC-MAN’ coin and ‘Collectors Edition’ packaging: - once they’re gone, they’re gone • Realistic replica: Everything from the artwork, shape, wooden shell and buttons are precise replicas • High-quality: Made for durability, playability, and portability, playing the original arcade ROM

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Specific details and sizing:

• Height x 430mm – Width x 160mm – Depth x 210mm • 5 inch full-colour TFT screen with 4:3 ratio • 3-watt built-in speaker with volume control • Built-in rechargeable lithium battery for portable use • Micro USB powered (1.8m cable included) • LED backlit marquee banner • Reverse air vents with wire mesh • Replica wooden shell with metal details • 100% accurate emulation running the original arcade ROM on a bespoke emulator

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We are excited now also to announce there will be first hands on and look at the machine in a special Quarter Arcade stand at Play Expo London THIS WEEKEND too. So if you're into your retrogaming and the arcades we will be there too to see this in all its glory. Come have a chat all things PAC-MAN.

Tickets here:


Get your PAC-MAN preorder in here:


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