Hey there fellow kids, and welcome to another exciting edition of NEWSBYTES. Let’s get to the quick news
Willy Wonka Collector’s Edition Unveiled
For any collector who was holding out for the ultimate version of Jersey Jack Pinball’s Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory, the wait is over as they have unveiled the Collector’s Edition version for sale. This trailer sums it up – the game will play the same, but comes with new, high-quality artwork and some other top-of-the-line features:
Pac-Man Panic Comes To China
It’s been quite a while since we heard anything about Pac-Man Panic, Bandai Namco’s latest Pac-Man themed game that is a head-to-head pinball machine. An update finally came this week thanks to this video posted to Wahlap’s YouTube channel. Most of it features people talking, but you can see some new games in the background, including Pac-Man Panic and Mario & Sonic at the 2020 Olympics Arcade. Flyer for Pac-Man Panic is embedded after the video; we’ll see if BN brings it to IAAPA 2019, which I think is 99% certain (between them showing it in China and also testing it in the USA). H/T to Jdevy for pointing out that Round1USA lists PMP as a Round1 Exclusive. Not sure if that means timed or not.
Project L – A League OF Legends Fighter Coming To Arcades?
If you jump to 33:37 of this video (I tried to embed with the time code, but it seems that WordPress ignores that and makes you watch from the beginning), there is something very interesting that pops up in this 10-year anniversary celebration discussion of the PC game League of Legends (often called LoL). They unveiled that they are working on a 1v1 fighting game that is currently called Project L. In this video, at the 34:00 mark, it shows a row of