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Pimax Portal portable game console can be used as a handheld or a VR headset (crowdfunding)

VR headset maker Pimax has made a bit of a name for itself with a series of devices with high-end features. The company was the first that I’m aware of to introduce a VR headset with dual 4K displays, for example. Now the company is introducing a new device that’s… a little different. The upcoming […]

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Retroid Pocket 3+ is a $149 handheld game console with a Unisoc T618 processor

The Retroid Pocket 3+ is a handheld game console with a 4.7 inch display, built-in game controllers and software based on Android 11. In other words, it looks an awful lot like the Retroid Pocket 3 that  launched this summer. But the new model earns the plus in its name in a few ways. It has […]

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Sega Genesis Mini 2 retro console now available (with 60 classic games pre-installed)

The Sega Genesis Mini 2 is a game console with a classic design… but smaller. It looks like a scale replica of the original Sega Genesis system that was released in the late 1980s, but while the original console was designed to play games stored on cartridges, the Genesis Mini 2 comes with 60 classic […]

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Clockwork’s uConsole is a modular portable computer & “fantasy console” for $139 and up

The uConsole is pocket-sized computer with a 5 inch IPS LCD color display, a QWERTY keyboard, gaming buttons, arrow keys, and a mini trackball. It’s bigger than a typical smartphone, and probably less powerful than most. But thanks to a modular design, it’s also incredibly versatile: there are four different processor options available. Clockwork is […]

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ODROID-Go Ultra handheld game console is now available for $111 (Amlogic S922X chip and Ubuntu Linux OS)

Hardkernel’s ODROID-Go Ultra is a handheld game console with a 5 inch display, an Amlogic S922X processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of eMMC storage plus a microSD card reader for additional storage. First announced in August, the handheld game console ships with an Ubuntu-based operating system and software designed for emulation. It’s now available […]

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Anbernic RG353V handheld game console with RK3566 launches for $113 and up

The latest handheld game console from Anbernic is a model that looks a bit like a Game Boy if Nintendo’s classic handheld sported analog sticks and a few extra buttons. But there’s more to the Anbernic RG353V than its classic design. Available for pre-order for $113 and up from Anbernic or AliExpress, this handheld game system […]

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Logitech G Cloud is a handheld console built for game streaming (ships October 18)

The Logitech G Cloud is a handheld gaming device with the specs of a mid-range smartphone, which might seem odd at a time when phones made for gaming tend to be stuffed to the gills with premium specs. But it makes sense when you realize that the Logitech G Cloud is designed to be an affordable […]

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PocketStar is an open source retro game console for your keychain (crowdfunding)

The PocketStar is a portable game console with an OLED display, a D-Pad, two action buttons, an accelerometer, vibration motor, rechargeable battery, and built-in speaker. It runs open source software and should be able to handle classic 8-bit games as well as some new games with a retro feel. But what makes PockStar different from […]

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Logitech G Cloud handheld cloud gaming console specs leaked

This summer Logitech and Tencent announced plans to launch a handheld game console designed for cloud gaming. Now more details about the upcoming device have leaked. According to specs uncovered by Kuba Wojciechowski, it’s an Android-powered device called the Logitech G Cloud, and it has the specs of a mid-range phone. Those specs include a […]

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This handheld game console was made from an LG Wing smartphone

Before pulling out of the smartphone space, LG released one of the strangest phones to date. The LG Wing is a dual-screen phone from 20220 that features two displays with a primary screen that twists to reveal a second screen in a T-shaped design. It wasn’t popular enough to save the company’s phone business, but […]

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GPD XP Plus is now shipping (modular handheld game console with Dimensity 1200, WiFi 6, and Android)

The GPD XP is an Android-powered handheld gaming device featuring a 6.8 inch touchscreen display surrounded by came controllers – but the controller on the right side is modular, allowing you to swap out controls depending on the type of game you’re playing. When GPD first launched the XP handheld last year, it was powered […]

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Sega Mega Drive Mini 2 is a retro console with 60 classic games (including Sega CD titles)

Sega continues to mine its catalog of classic games (and the nostalgia factor for gamers of a certain age). A few years after launching a Sega Mega Drive Mini, the company is back with a Mega Drive Mini 2. Like the original, the new Mega Drive Mini 2 is a retro console designed to look […]