The classic arcade cabinet will soon be all but extinct. The niche market of manufacturing CRT televisions has officially hit a wall and the experience of playing a classic arcade game as it was originally intended will be a very rare thing in the near future.
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There was a time when playing video games with your friends meant visiting your local arcade and crowding around a Pac-Man or Galaga machine. Those days are long gone, but for ¥2759 ($35) a pop, you can relive some of that nostalgia and build your own tiny arcade with these highly-detailed miniature replicas.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.