Unlike modern games, a lot of early arcade games used the monitor rotated (portrait). They are referred to as vertical games, and vertical cabinets.
A lot of those games used a 4way joystick:
Space Invaders, Galaxian, PacMan, Mr Do, Donkey Kong, Frogger, Pengo, Qix, Eggor, Pheonix, ...
There were also some 8way joystick vertical games
1942, Scramble, Tutankham, Time Pilot, Xevious, Zaxxon
If you want the 4way games to feel more authentic (and perform better) then you will want a diamond (pacman) or cloverleaf (donkey Kong) restrictor. This can be achieved by swapping the restrictor on the joystick, or by having another control panel.
A dedicated vertical cab like this sits nicely next to a horizontal cabinet, giving you a mini-arcade. Alternatively, our rotary screen model gives you everything in one cabinet.
£ 875 Vertical Screen Arcade Machine
£ 150 4way/8way JLF Panel 2 buttons
£ 0 Fixed panel system
£ 1025 Vertical Screen JLF Fixed Panel
Optional Swap Panel System (SPS):
£ 80 SPS and 1 storage compartment
£ 130 SPS and 3 storage compartments
£ 150 SPS and 4 storage compartments
£ 25 additional Quick Swap marquees
Alternate and Extra Control Panels:
£100 to £350 See Control Panels for details.
£ Free Your choice of our existing graphics.
£ Free You can provde your own graphics.
£ POA New or custom graphics.
£ Free Collection (long estate car or van required).
£ 100 Specialist courier, approx 2-5 week service.
£ POA Immediate delivery by ourselves,
91 Canterbury Close
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