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Razer Edge handheld game console is now available for $400 and up

The Razer Edge handheld game console is basically a small Android tablet with a detachable game controller. While Razer is positioning the Edge as a device for streaming games from the cloud, it has better specs than most products in this category and should also be capable of handling most native Android games or classic console […]

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Abxylute’s handheld cloud gaming console will sell for $249 (or less)

Cloud gaming makes it possible to stream games to just about any device with a decent screen and internet connection since you don’t need a powerful CPU or GPU if a remote server is rendering graphics. But it does help to have a device that’s comfortable to hold and which has decent game controllers. At least […]

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Meet the Lenovo Legion Play: the handheld Android game console that Lenovo built but never released

The Lenovo Legion Play is a handheld game console with a 7 inch FHD display, built-in game controllers and an emphasis on cloud gaming, although it runs Google’s Android operating system and should be able to support native Android games. But the Legion Play was never actually released. I found evidence of the console on Lenovo’s […]

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Atari pulls the plug on Atari VCS console manufacturing

The Atari VCS is a retro-inspired game console that’s also basically a cheap, low-power Linux computer designed to look like an Atari console from the 1980s. It was also something of a flop – early reviews weren’t particularly flattering, and in its most recent earnings report, Atari says sales of VCS consoles and cartridges fell […]

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KT-R1 is a configurable handheld game console with a 3:2 display and MediaTek Helio G99 processor

The KT-R1 is a handheld game console that’s been in development for quite some time, and now it’s almost ready to go. There are a few different things that make the KT-R1 stand out from an increasingly crowded field. It’s a pocket-sized device with a high-resolution 4.5 inch display featuring a 3:2 aspect ratio. The […]

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PeakDo’s handheld game console is really more like a wireless remote for your gaming PC (crowdfunding)

PeakDo produces wireless display products that use 60 GHz mmWave technology to deliver high-speed, low-latency transmission of video between devices from up to 100 feet away. Now the company has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a handheld game console that makes use of the same technology to basically let you play PC or console games […]

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Arduboy Mini hits Kickstarter for $29 and up (Tiny 8-bit game console with 300 games included)

More than three years after introducing the Arduboy Mini handheld game console, developer Kevin Bates has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for the tiny game console. Prices start at $29 during crowdfunding for a tiny gaming device with a 0.96 inch monochrome OLED display, an 8-bit, 16 MHz Atmega32u4 processor, 16MB of storage, and 300 […]

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GKD Plus Classic retro handheld game console hits Kickstarter for $139 and up

The GKD Plus Classic is a handheld game console that looks a bit like a Game Boy if Nintendo’s classic handheld had analog sticks, a VGA color IPS LCD display, and a modern processor fast enough to handle PlayStation emulation. First unveiled earlier this month, the Game Kiddy’s latest handheld is now up for pre-order through […]

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AYN Odin handheld game console is now generally available (pre-orders have ended)

The AYN Odin is an Android-powered handheld game console with a 6 inch display, built-in game controllers, Qualcomm and MediaTek processor options, and prices that currently range from $199 for an entry-level Odin Lite to $328 for an Odin Pro with maxed-out specs. After going up for pre-order last year through a crowdfunding campaign, the […]

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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 […]