Press Release

New Wave's Black Friday sale offers great deals for retro arcade fans and their families

Highlights include the company's latest playable mini arcade game, 1942 x RepliCade, clever electronic gadgets, and plenty of stocking stuffers
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

LOS ANGELES -- November 18, 2021 -- New Wave, the industry leader in recreating classic arcade experiences, is happy to reveal its Black Friday sale. Everything on its online store is on sale, including its most recent mini arcade release, 1942 X RepliCade, and USB charging stations and power banks themed after iconic elements from the '80s.


The sale starts on November 24 at 11 a.m. Pacific, and it runs until 11:59 p.m. on November 30. In addition to the sales, New Wave is offering free shipping on orders of $150 and more.


Here's the complete list of products that will be going on sale:


1942 X RepliCade

MSRP: $149.99  SALE: $129.99

1942 X RepliCade is a 1/6th scale replica of the ROMSTAR/Capcom 1942 Lowboy arcade machine. This classic Lowboy cabinet features two fully playable, classic arcade games designed by Yoshiki Okamoto: 1942 and 1943: The Battle of Midway. 1942 X RepliCade also features a Japanese-style diecast metal coin mechanism, customizable dipswitch and cabinet settings, HDTV connectivity and a bonus 1943 Mini Arcade Stick for simultaneous two-player gameplay! 1942 X RepliCade is officially licensed by Capcom.

USB Charge Machine

MSRP: $69.99   SALE: $44.99

The USB Charge Machine is a fully functional, USB charging station built into a miniaturized, iconic arcade Change Machine replica. Designed with fine sixth-scale details and packed with modern tech, our Charge Machine measures 8.5 inches tall - the perfect size for your RepliCade collection, home, or office. The USB Charge Machine features 5x USB 2.0 ports + 1x USB 3.0 quick-charge port allowing it to power 6x USB compatible devices at once!


ARTCADE Extended Edition

MSRP: $44.99   SALE: $29.99

An updated version of the original unique collection of coin-op cabinet marquees, some dating back 40 years to the dawn of video gaming; ARTCADE Extended Edition offers more content and an improved layout to showcase the artwork.  


Hotline 16000 mAh Power Bank

MSRP: $39.99   SALE: $24.99

The Hotline 16000 mAh Power Bank is a multi-functional, portable power bank built into a housing inspired by iconic personal cassette players. We packed a big 16,000 mAh battery with the ability to charge up to three devices at once via: USB-A 3.0(QC), USB-C & 10W fast Wireless charging for Qi-enabled devices! The iconic form factor is a great conversation piece, but also provides excellent protection for the battery housed inside. The Hotline 16000 features all the safety features you expect in a modern portable power solution too!


Insert Coin BluRay

MSRP: $24.99   SALE: $14.99

The acclaimed feature film documentary Insert Coin is the amazing behind-the-scenes story of one of the greatest video game studios of all time, Midway Games. Midway grossed billions of dollars and established a new standard for video games, but success came with a price. Through intimate and often hilarious interviews with the people who were there, Insert Coin documents how a few friends redefined an entire industry, navigated runaway success, and faced the challenges of at-home gaming all while creating gaming franchises that thrive nearly 30 years later, and a legacy that will last even longer. 


Dragon's Lair Puzzle

MSRP: $29.99   SALE: $9.99

Bring home a piece of Arcade history with this full-sized Dragon's Lair one sheet poster recreated in jigsaw puzzle form! That's right, we've taken the original movie poster promotional artwork sent to arcades with the original Dragon's Lair cabinets and turned it into a massive 27" x 40", 1500-piece jigsaw puzzle!  

Insert Coin Key chain

MSRP: $14.99   SALE: $7.99

RepliCade Insert Coin keychains are constructed from a traditional blend of diecast metal and plastic. Push the coin return button to activate LED illumination for 10 seconds. This 1:1 scale arcade-accurate replica metal coin return key chain stands 2" tall and weighs in at a whopping 3.2 ozs.

Street Fighter II Mini Stick

MSRP: $19.99   SALE: $7.99

The Street Fighter II Mini Fight Stick is a great way to play Street Fighter authentically at 1/6th scale. The USB Mini Fight Stick sits at a little more than an inch tall and 3 inches wide, weighing a little over 3 ounces. Grab an extra Street Fighter II Mini Fight Stick to hand to your buddy for two player Mini Fight Stick action!

UV Base Pad

MSRP: $9.99   SALE: $4.99

Our RepliCade UV Base Pads feature arcade carpet inspired graphics with silk screened UV reactive ink in 1:6 scale on a soft fiber surface, with neoprene core & anti-slip rubber base. At a total size of 8” x 12”, use it as a mouse pad or put it under your RepliCade Mini Arcade Machine for the ultimate statement!

About New Wave


Since 2016, New Wave has been dedicated to licensing and recreating classic and culturally significant memorabilia in all forms – from arcade games to retro electronics, books, curios, and collectibles. Exclusivity, accuracy, and that all-important cool factor – it’s all there in the name. No matter the medium, New Wave has a way of embracing the future by preserving the best parts of what’s past; they spare no expense to deliver unparalleled quality and detail while capitalizing on their technological mastery to prime their products for modern relevance. A tight-knit team that first set out to make the items they wish they had growing up, New Wave understands nostalgia as more than an aesthetic, not cannibalizing but canonizing those most enduring tokens of our collective memory. Follow New Wave on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. For more information, please visit


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