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The Marvel vs. Capcom and X-Men vs. Street Fighter Arcade1Up cabinets will include the original ROMs

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Just a great bunch of games

As great as the current era of fighting games is, my heart will always belong to the '90s. The decade produced some of the fighters I consider to be my all-time favorites because they featured characters from X-Men: The Animated Series, my favorite cartoon at the time. Games like X-Men: Children of the Atom and Marvel Super Heroes sucked the quarters directly out of my wallet. Last year, when Arcade1Up revealed its Capcom Marvel Super Heroes Home Arcade Game, I didn't think it could get better than that.

I was wrong.

As part of its upcoming lineup, Arcade1Up announced it is creating an X-Men vs. Street Fighter cabinet that will include X-Men: Children of the Atom, X-Men: Mutant Apocalypse, and the original arcade ROMs for Marvel vs. Capcom: Clash of Heroes and X-Men vs. Street Fighter. A second cabinet is also being produced for as-of-yet unnamed exclusive retail partners. It will feature Marvel vs. Capcom decals and will come loaded with MvC, X-Men vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes vs. Street Fighter, Marvel Super Heroes, and Marvel Super Heroes: War of the Gems. That's a lot of Marvel!

If that cabinet wasn't great enough, Arcade1Up will also be releasing a 3/4-scale recreation of the original Ms. Pac-Man arcade machine. Ms. Pac-Man is coming back nearly 40 years after she struck a blow for women's rights and she's bringing Pac-Mania, Pac-Man Plus, and Galaxian with her. The company is also creating its first light-gun cabinet with Big Buck Hunter Pro, which also features Big Buck Safari, Big Buck Safari: Outback, and Big Buck Hunter Pro: Open Season.

Finally, for the pinball fans out there, Arcade1Up is releasing a Marvel Digital Pinball unit. The machine will feature a 24" HD LCD screen, haptic feedback, and a built-in accelerometer. The unit is the result of a collaboration between Arcade1Up, Marvel Studios, and Zen Studios, a developer that's cornered the market on kick-ass pinball games.

Pre-orders are expected to open soon. The cabinets are expected to launch in time for Holiday 2020 and will retail for between $399 and $599.

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