New Wave Slashes Prices on Q*bert, 1942, and Missile Command Machines!

New Wave Toys

New Wave Toys’ Black Light Friday sale offers up three of its newest 1/6th scale arcade cabinet replicas at a reduced cost. These include Missle Command, the rarely-seen field test version of Missle Command, Q*bert, and Capcom’s 1942. The arcade machines are anywhere between $20 to $70 off the original price. Typically New Wave is asking for $159.99 for these mini replicas. The sale ends on November 28th.

Also on sale are the M90 Mini Blaster stereo (both in the original version and the gold/purple BUA & Slick Rick style), Hotline 16000 Walkman-shaped power banks, and classic arcade change machine USB hubs.

New Wave Toys
New Wave Toys
New Wave Toys
New Wave Toys

Sale runs now through MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 11:00am Pacific Standard Time Enter coupon code 150FREESHIP in cart to receive discount. Subtotal must be $150 or higher excluding sales tax. *Free shipping only applies to Continental US shipping addresses Only. Excludes Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, & Territories.

I can attest to their quality if you’re on the fence about New Wave’s replica cabinets. I own the crowdfunded Dragon’s Lair machine and the more commercially available Centipede cabinet. Both are amazing in both detail and functionality. The trackball for Centipede worked surprisingly well, considering its small size. The only complaints I’ve had concerning firmware and some screen issues. Centipede required a special cable from New Wave Toys to update the firmware to fix a power issue. This took a while and should have been figured out before the final product was sent to market.

The screen issue didn’t involve the LED display but the protective screen. The cabinets, like their full-size counterparts, are made primarily from wood. So, there’s more chance of debris finding its way into areas it shouldn’t. My Dragon’s Lair cabinet had a small piece of black painted wood stuck just under the plastic screen. To get it out would require taking apart a large portion of the machine, and I don’t want to risk it, considering Dragon’s Lair may never be re-released by New Wave Toys.

Will you pick up any of New Wave’s items this holiday season? Let us know below.

[Source: New Wave Toys]

Mike Phalin

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