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AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« on: September 25, 2019, 04:16:31 am »
For the Arcade / NES bait+switch and unlicensed / counterfeit MS Pacman Arcade cab stuff


As I've stated a few times now these companies are shady as hell.

Wouldn't give a penny to AT Games, DreamGear or those doing the Arcade1UP stuff, don't personally trust any of them.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2019, 02:10:45 pm »
Wouldn't give a penny to AT Games, DreamGear or those doing the Arcade1UP stuff, don't personally trust any of them.

I wouldn't give them a penny because none of their products are worth that much.  ;D

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2019, 02:24:16 pm »
LOL not surprised in the slightest!

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2019, 05:32:20 pm »
I saw one of the 1-Up machines in my local Smyths Toys store (UK) and honestly thought it looked totally cheap and horrible. I think it was about 500 too and included 3 almost identical Street Fighter 2 games.

I have no idea how these companies are getting licencing deals, especially from Capcom. Makes me  :cry: that they're making such a brilliant nostalgic games developer look nasty. No idea why they would do that deal.

The buttons and stick were also budget.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2019, 12:46:44 pm »
I saw one of the 1-Up machines in my local Smyths Toys store (UK) and honestly thought it looked totally cheap and horrible. I think it was about 500 too and included 3 almost identical Street Fighter 2 games.

I have no idea how these companies are getting licencing deals, especially from Capcom. Makes me  :cry: that they're making such a brilliant nostalgic games developer look nasty. No idea why they would do that deal.

The buttons and stick were also budget.

Would agree with you at 500 - but for the $116 ( 95 ) Avg. I paid for the ones I have it was worth it.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2019, 12:49:59 pm »
I have not seen a 1up at a reduced price anywhere over here yet.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2019, 03:06:39 pm »
I have not seen a 1up at a reduced price anywhere over here yet.

Probably due to them being more limited availability and the added costs of distribution and extra fees and taxes getting them there.

 I originally had planned on buying just the 1 (Pacman) on Black Friday sale for $249 - but then a local store marked them down to $150 a couple weeks after that - So I returned the one for a refund and bought 3 ( Pacman, Galaga, Asteroids) then a month or so later Thinkgeek had a Centipede cab on clearance for $100 so picked it up - then a while later Walmart marked down the Centipede and Asteroid cabs to $75 so I picked up a second of each for modding ( one vertical and 1 horizontal Mame cab) - So $700 total for 6 cabs.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2019, 02:59:47 am »
I have not seen a 1up at a reduced price anywhere over here yet.

Probably due to them being more limited availability and the added costs of distribution and extra fees and taxes getting them there.

 I originally had planned on buying just the 1 (Pacman) on Black Friday sale for $249 - but then a local store marked them down to $150 a couple weeks after that - So I returned the one for a refund and bought 3 ( Pacman, Galaga, Asteroids) then a month or so later Thinkgeek had a Centipede cab on clearance for $100 so picked it up - then a while later Walmart marked down the Centipede and Asteroid cabs to $75 so I picked up a second of each for modding ( one vertical and 1 horizontal Mame cab) - So $700 total for 6 cabs.

You could be right about that but I suspect they will just sit and rot on shelves.
I have not heard of anyone actually buying one and at 500 each I would be amazed if anyone did! Thats around $625!

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #8 on: September 30, 2019, 05:05:34 am »
I saw one of the 1-Up machines in my local Smyths Toys store (UK) and honestly thought it looked totally cheap and horrible. I think it was about 500 too and included 3 almost identical Street Fighter 2 games.

I have no idea how these companies are getting licencing deals, especially from Capcom. Makes me  :cry: that they're making such a brilliant nostalgic games developer look nasty. No idea why they would do that deal.

The buttons and stick were also budget.

Would agree with you at 500 - but for the $116 ( 95 ) Avg. I paid for the ones I have it was worth it.

Oh definitely. I still wouldn't buy one but for 95 is a steal and far quicker to mod one than building something from scratch. Capcom have brought out a capcom logo shaped double fighting stick cp with games. The quality looks great. Not sure if you have them yet in US I presume they arrived there first. That's the type of licenced product that makes sense. Not a cheaply made and looking (no offense if you have one) flat pack box with an emulator playing essentially 1 game. I just find it odd that they get licenses for these things at all.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2019, 11:02:19 am »
I have not seen a 1up at a reduced price anywhere over here yet.

Argos have had them reduced a couple of times.

Steet Fighter 2, Pacman and Space Invaders all 300 each at the minute. Admittedly not the same as the deals folks in the U.S. are getting but still 200 less than the 500 you quoted.

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Re: AT Games being dragged through court by Namco
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2019, 11:31:55 am »
I have not seen a 1up at a reduced price anywhere over here yet.

Argos have had them reduced a couple of times.

Steet Fighter 2, Pacman and Space Invaders all 300 each at the minute. Admittedly not the same as the deals folks in the U.S. are getting but still 200 less than the 500 you quoted.

Still 200 to much.....