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Evercade EXP Handheld and Irem and Toaplan Carts Announced

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The Evercade 2nd Anniversary Show appeared on May 31, 2022, and it featured the reveal of an Evercade EXP handheld and new Irem Arcade 1 and Toaplan Arcade 1 cartridges. The new game compilations will appear in November 2022. Pre-orders for the standard version of the system and both collections will open in September 2022. A limited edition version of the system that includes both cartridges will be able to pre-order from Funstock starting on June 1, 2022.

The Evercade EXP will feature a number of updates. For example, it will have built-in WiFi. There are L2 and R2 triggers. You get 4GB of memory built into it. A 1.5Ghz processor is also there. It can output 720p via mini-HDMI. It has a 4.3” 800×480 IPS screen. You can also play it vertically for TATE mode games. The standard model is white, comes with Irem Arcade 1, and will cost  £129.99/$149.99/€149.99.

The Funstock version is limited to 5,000 units and is black. It will cost  £179.99 when its pre-orders open at 9 a.m. PT/12 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CET on June 1, 2022. That extra money gets people the Toaplan Arcade 1 cart as well as the first Irem collection. People will also get a matching carrying case, a certificate of authenticity, a poster, and an Evercade cartridge keychain.
Evercade EXP Handheld and Irem and Toaplan Carts Announced limited edition

Here’s the full Evercade 2nd Anniversary Show.

Here’s an Evercade trailer for Toaplan Arcade 1, which will include Guardian, Snow Bros, Teki Paki, Tiger-Heli, Alcon, Flying Shark, Truxton, and Zero Wing.

And this is the Irem Arcade 1 Evercade trailer. This cartridge features 1—Yard Fight, Moon Patrol, R-Type, Battle Chopper, In the Hunt, and Lightning Swords.

Finally, here’s the trailer for the new Evercade handheld.

The Evercade EXP will be out in Winter 2022.

Jenni Lada
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