Cave’s new game a snip at £1,500

By Stace Harman, Monday, 11 April 2011 15:11 GMT

Japanese developer Cave is to offer a PCB arcade board version of its upcoming bullet hell shooter, Akai Katana, for around £1,500. How many should we put you down for?

The Deathsmiles studio is selling the PCB arcade board version through its website for ¥220,000, or 1627.05 of your GBP, at the time of writing.

For this princely sum, you’ll receive the PCB for home use – meaning it’s locked to ‘freeplay’ and can’t be used for commercial use – an instruction book, a spiffing B1 poster and, wait for it, a “sword-shaped screwdriver” for volume adjustment. You want one now, right?

Alternatively, you can wait for the Xbox 360 version which is due in May and will likely be slightly cheaper.

Thanks to Edge.

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