Sunday, May 22nd, 2022

Taito’s Coin-Op Classic Arkanoid will restart next year

French company Microise is working with Japanese veteran Taito to release a new Arkanoid series. Arkanoid: Eternal battle. French studio Pastagames (Rayman Mini, Pix the Cat) is in charge of development and will be released next year. The platform has not been identified so far, but Microise has long supported the switch well.

original Arkanoid Launched in the arcade in 1986, it is part of the “Block Breaker” genre popularized by Atari’s. Occur..At that time, it was ported to various home systems, and the sequel was Arkanoid: Doe’s RevengeArrived in 1987, but the sequel to SNES Arkanoid: Doh It Again And arcade entry Arkanoid return Both came on the market in 1997, ten years later. Another 10 years later Arkanoid DS Published in 2007.

Fabien Delpiano, founder and owner of Pastagames, said:

For me, it was in the French city of Nice, Jean Medesin on 54th Boulevard, in a dark arcade called “Automat”. It was full of people from neon and bikers to junior high school students. The arcade machine was breathtaking with a metal ball bearing paddle, but I was 15 and was trying to get through adolescence. We soon fell into each other and our relationship lasted for several years. We all have their own stories about arkanoids. It feels great to get together again over the years.

Masakazu Suzuki, Taito’s Board of Directors and Executive Officer, added:

Reliable Microise is very pleased to release the latest version of the popular title that Taito released 35 years ago. We are confident that both old fans and new players will be very happy with the game.

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