Waka Waka Arcade Incubator Opens on Clinton Street with ‘Killer Queen’ Game

Posted on: July 28th, 2014 at 6:04 am by

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Our Muppet hero Fozzi Bear would likely get behind the latest retail occupant at 26 Clinton Street. As previously reported, Waka Waka is now open, and bringing with it a unique arcade-type experience to this address. But the concept is actually geared toward game developers.

The centerpiece display in the otherwise empty store is “Killer Queen,” the marquee cabinet that offers five-on-five gameplay. Its creators describe the experience as a cross between Joust and Starcraft.

Behind this action, we’re told that an incubator of sorts will exist for “wildly creative game developers” to create new types of video games. Some of these new creations might make their way to the main floor.

Waka Waka opened Saturday evening.

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