At that price I ain't touching this with a ten foot pole.
Yeah, but still, imagine playing close to 5k to play this:
The EXA platform operates off of a specially designed and secure PC platform. Features include:
Comparable in power to the Playstation 4 Pro or Xbox One X game consoles.
JAMMA compatible using the JVS I/O standard.
Compatible with both 16:9 LCD and 4:3 CRT monitors.
Can hold up to four game cartridges
No internet is required to use the EXA board – once you buy the platform and the game kit, it is yours. There is no need to connect it to the internet to access your game content, nor worry about sharing revenues with a manufacturer or even a distributor like Primetime Amusements.
IIRC back in the days you didn't actually "buy" the cab/game, but you rented it and paid royalties on each quarter the machine got which, some people say, it's what caused the premature demise of many arcade businesses.
Exa's business plan seems way more profitable than the ones back in the days.
EDIT: profitable from an arcade operator point of view.
There was an option to rent from "distributor operators", but back home, there were three arcades and they bought their machines so it was all profit. But mini Marts had to rent them.
SUPER NINTENDO games are antiques and jewels, they are products of a time that will no longer return. That's why so many people collect them. They have a demand that does not stop growing, and their prices are skyrocketing. They have been greatly revalued, especially those preserved almost perfect. Nothing comparable to an absurdly inflated price machine since its inception today. You have no fucking idea what you are talking about, kid.
the news section is for threads pertaining neo geo, not only snk.
exa arcadia could be a new neo geo and shares some features of the snk mvs machine.