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Dream Arcades Introduces Arcade Unit for the Home

Dreamcade Vision 32Dream Arcades has unveiled the Dreamcade Vision 32, an arcade unit with a 32-inch LCD screen, and more than 140 pre-loaded classic arcade games including Ms. Pac-Man, Centipede, Galaga, and Street Fighter.

The Dreamcade Vision 32 can be ordered at dreamarcades.com. As a special promotion, Dream Arcades is including multiple “add-ons” at no additional cost, including a DVD-ROM upgrade and multiple gaming packs with dozens of additional games. The screen can also be used to surf the Internet and watch movies, and the unit comes with built-in MP3 software, so the arcade can double as a music jukebox.

Gamers can add even more games to their machine by purchasing additional titles in packs, including classics from Midway Games and Taito Games.

Warner Bros. Throws Down Gauntlet, This Time for Digital Game Service

GauntletAn updated action-RPG version of the classic dungeon crawler, Gauntlet, will be available this summer via Steam for PC. Courtesy of Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, it will lead the launch of WB Games Vault, a direct-to-digital portfolio that will deliver paid games based on popular Warner Bros. and Midway brands across multiple digital networks.

Developed by Arrowhead Game Studios, Gauntlet lets players select from four classic fantasy-based characters: Warrior, Wizard, Valkyrie, or Elf. Each character has its own unique strengths and weaknesses. Meanwhile, gameplay is set within dungeons where the object is to fight through the chambers, slaying evil creatures and completing challenges.