Posted Thu Feb 7, 2013 at 09:30 AM PST by Brian Hoss
Over fifteen arcade titles to be released with a full compilation on May 21st.
Starting February 19th Capcom will be releasing HD optimized versions of arcade titles from 1984-1988. Pricing highly incentivizes buying the titles in pack though many will be available individually.
The first pack will feature 'Black Tiger,' '1943: Battle of Midway, and Avenger' for $4.99 (PSN) or 400 MSP (XBLA). 'Black Tiger' will be available for free, however, there is a catch. The XBLA version of 'Black Tiger' will only allow the player one in-game credit, while the PSN version will have unlimited in-game credits on account of the differing platforms rules regarding demos and free content. '1943: Battle of Midway' and 'Avenger' will be available separately for $3.99 on PSN.
Unfortunately, after the first pack, the price for packs doubles to $9.99, 800 MSP per pack for a total of $44.95 for the fifteen games (plus two unrevealed bonus titles). Buyers who wait for the All-In-On Pack should find the $29.99, 2000 MSP price more attractive.
New features as detailed by Capcom Unity:
Full HD Optimization
-A truly authentic arcade presentation built with modern displays and devices in mind. Added options leave you free to fiddle with aspect ratio, but old school gamers can enjoy a crystal clear presentation of the favorite games exactly how they remember them
-Players now have access to virtual dip switch functionality across all CAC titles, so as to allow anyone to customize their life count, difficulty level, and other settings and functions to their heart’s content.
Online and Co-op multiplayer
-Head-to-head play over Xbox Live and PSN has been dutifully added to all games with a two player functionality in the Capcom Arcade Cabinet.
-All CAC games have been carefully preserved with authenticity in mind. However, the all-new “Casual Mode” cracks the games open in order to allow less experienced players to wade into the more difficult challenges with fun and sometimes unexpected tweaks.
-Because beating the game is just the beginning and high scores are just as important and brag worthy as they were in the arcade heyday.
Achievements and Trophies
Every game in the Capcom Arcade Cabinet comes with unlockable rewards, such as original arcade flyers, banner art, audio tracks, and more.
Jam out to your favorite 8-bit arcade tunes in playlists tailored specifically to you.
-Upload screenshots directly to Facebook (Xbox 360 Only)
-Record and upload replays directly to YouTube (PS3 Only)
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