Gamers probably know that Pong helped establish the game industry and its classic arcade cabinet is referred to as the origin of video gaming. Love Hulten’s “OriginX” is a handcrafted wooden tribute that pays homage to the Pong cabinet, complete with an elegant exterior composed by walnut housing, yellow facade and control panel made from aluminum. This slim wall-mounted cabinet combines modern hardware with classic design and can store over 10,000 emulated games. Two caveats: it’s limited to 50-units and costs $3,416.52. Continue reading for a video of it in-action, more pictures and information.
“Add your own favorites through USB and create a personal game library. The standard version runs on a built-in modern computer, emulating all your favorite games through MAME – but the cabinet can aslo be customized to run the original JAMMA board of your choice. OriginX comes with a 19″ 4:3 LCD, and to boost the authentic arcade experience Hult�n adds a custom barrel distortion filter to mimic classic CRT monitors,” according to the company.