X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Japanese Arcades Get RealDrive Arcade Racing Game

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Growing up when I went to the arcade, I gravitated towards the driving games. I played the crap out of Pole Position and any other racing game I could get my mitts on. Only a few years later, driving games sort of fell out of popularity and they left the arcade sticking me with nothing but fighting games.

realdrive_arcade_1zoom in

It’s hard to find an arcade at all in most of the US these days, but in Japan, it appears they are still common. A new arcade racing cabinet game is coming to Japan called RealDrive. The game is made by Namco Bandai and focuses on realistic driving mechanics. I will assume that means it will be hard to control. What makes the cabinet really special is the 180-degree wrap-around screen, and the seat that moves in the bumps and corners.

realdrive_arcade_2zoom in

The game will make its debut at the upcoming 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. I hope this game turns up in the states too, but it’s unclear if it will.

[via Arcade Heroes via Kotaku]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



DIY Pin Art Board

DIY Pin Art Board

Disney’s Worst Attraction

Disney’s Worst Attraction

E-Element Z-88 Keyboard

E-Element Z-88 Keyboard

Advertisement
2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB: Welcome to the Mountaintop

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom EWB: Welcome to the Mountaintop

Meet Thor and Väder: The Final Edition Koenigsegg Agera RS

Meet Thor and Väder: The Final Edition Koenigsegg Agera RS

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above

Watch VW’s Pikes Peak Record Climb from the Skies Above