The classic arcade cabinet will soon be all but extinct. The niche market of manufacturing CRT televisions has officially hit a wall and the experience of playing a classic arcade game as it was originally intended will be a very rare thing in the near future.
One of the absolute best shows on television is How It’s Made, which goes through the manufacturing processes of everything from frozen pizzas to pencil sharpeners. In their latest video, they look at how plastic toy figures are created.
Why has Nintendo been so reluctant to announce a release date (let alone price) for the Wii U? Sources close to UK video game website CVG suggest the company is still not sure it can make enough of the consoles in time to ensure a November release in both North America and Europe.