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Consumer Electronics Show 2002

        Tech | Trade Shows

XGAMING: X-Arcade

At the CES show, XGAMING announced the U.S. release of the X-Arcade. The X-Arcade is the video game industry's first multi-platform gaming device using XGAMING's X-MS technology. This technology allows X-Arcade to work with any game system, including PlayStation and PS2, Dreamcast, PC, Mac, XBox, GameCube and N64.

The technology is receiving industry-wide recognition as the first attempt to unify gaming systems under one standard of input control, so video game players can use one device across a multitude of systems. The X-Arcade is a high-end gaming solution for anyone looking to relive arcade classics from the past on their PC, Mac or gaming console, or play arcade-style fighting and sports games on any current or future console.

A mammoth, it weighs 10 pounds (4.5 kg), is a two-player hand-constructed product made completely of wood and authentic arcade parts, and has 20 buttons as well as side pinball activators. It has replaceable parts and can be switched between digital (D-PAD) or analog (thumbstick) simulated.

The X-Arcade comes with a PC adapter and your choice of a free adapter for a console (XBox, GameCube, PlayStation, PS2, N64, Dreamcast or Mac). Additional adapters are available. It is currently in stores with a suggested retail price of $199.95. For more information, visit XGAMING.