UPDATE 3/2: Corrected a photo and added more details below.
It’s one of Sega’s biggest games that they’ve done in recent times, and after the added wait of an extra year, Sega Amusements is finally taking pre-orders for their arcade exclusive shooter, Mission: Impossible Arcade. Here is some of the development team posing with the game, with the man in the center being Shinichi Ogasawara (Gun Blade, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Let’s Go Jungle & Transformers Human Alliance – among others), the head of design & producer for the game:
Pre-orders being open means that you can contact your preferred Sega equipment distributor, with machines shipping out very soon – they said March, but did not provide an exact date. IT could be any time, particularly where the company also uploaded the first game trailer for it today:
If you are just hearing about this one for the first time, we’ve been covering it for a while after it was initially brought to IAAPA 2019. I couldn’t film it at that time, but was able to at Amusement Expo 2020 (see below). The game should feel familiar to fans of Sega’s light-gun efforts, although it is a mounted gun shooter, which has a slightly different dynamic to it than a game with free guns. The most unique aspect of this game is the team race – it’s part Daytona, part Time Crisis, where the two players of a team must eliminate enemies and resolve QTEs faster than the opposing team. If there are no people to play with, the computer fills it in with AI, but it’s certainly more exciting when you compete with real people.
Also to note that while this is licensed from Paramount, and contains some familiar things from the films, it does not feature likenesses of famous actors like