Blaze Entertainment has revealed that the already impressive Evercade library is expanding. The company has announced their next set of collections for both the handheld and home console VS system, four new cartridges that will consist of classic titles from the Arcade era of games. The Atari Arcade 1, Data East Arcade 1, Gaelco Arcade, and Technos Arcade 1 collections will be available later this year on November 3, 2021. Pre-orders will officially open up on May 28 with each cartridge costing $19.99.
ARCADE IS HERE! Introducing four new arcade collections, playable on Evercade Handheld and #EvercadeVS. Coming November 2021!
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— Evercade (@evercaderetro) May 18, 2021
As with the other releases, these collections will include a who’s who of some classic Arcade titles each from different brands. The Atari Collection 1 will include Asteroids Deluxe, Canyon Bomber, Centipede, Crystal Castles, Liberator, Lunar Lander, Millipede, Missile Command, Night Driver, Pong, Skydiver, Super Breakout, and Warlords. The Data East Arcade 1 has Bad Dudes vs Dragon Ninja, Breakthru, Burger Time, Chain Reaction, Dark Seal, Darwin 4078, Lock ‘n’ Chase, Sly Spy, Tumblepop, and Wizard Fire.
Continuing with the sets, the Gaelco Arcade will have Alligator Hunt, Biomechanical Toy, Glass, Snow Board Championship, Thunder Hoop, and World Rally. Finally, the Technos Arcade 1 will collect The Combatribes, Block Out, Battle Lane Vol. 5, Double Dragon II: The Revenge, Double Dragon III: The Rosetta Stone, Mania Challenge, Minky Monkey, and Mysterious Stones: Dr. John’s Adventure. As you can see, this is quite the list of titles for those looking to increase their Evercade collection.
Blaze Entertainment has been on a roll so far this year, revealing the Evercade VS home console as well as an additional collection, The Bitmap Brothers Collection 1. The former will launch the same day as the aforementioned sets, and the latter is set to release in September this year. If you’re interested in the VS system, pre-orders will open on the same day as the above collections, while the Bitmap Brothers Collection 1 is available to pre-order now.
The Atari Arcade 1, Data East Arcade 1, Gaelco Arcade, and Technos Arcade 1 collections will be available later this year on November 3, 2021. Pre-orders will officially open up on May 28.