Arcade games are making a comeback.
Capcom revealed the Capcom Home Arcade Tuesday, a home console with 16 pre-loaded classic Capcom games that embraces the spirit of the arcade and brings it to your home.
Developed by Koch Media, the plug-and-play Capcom Home Arcade is both a console and a controller, resembling an arcade gamepad with joysticks and buttons for two-player gaming. Sure, the fact that it’s literally designed to be the Capcom logo seems a little conceited, but it seems like an impressive little piece of technology.
The only problem is that preorders in Europe are starting at €230, which is roughly $260. That’s a lot of money for a gamepad with 16 games, considering throwback consoles like the NES and SNES Classics, the PlayStation Classic, and the Sega Genesis Flashback run for roughly a quarter of that price. Read more…