Are hand cranks the next frontier in mobile gaming (Arduboy gets a cranky mod)

The upcoming Playdate handheld game console has a few nifty things going for it, including a well-known design team, a promise of at least one “season” of 12 new brand new games delivered one per-week for three months, and… a hand crank that introduced a new way to play mobile games. But the Playdate isn’t […]

Playdate is an unusual handheld game system… with a crank (and 12 games delivered one at a time)

Have you ever looked at a Game Boy and thought, that’s nice and all… but you know what would make it even cooler? A hand-crank that you could use as a game controller. Probably not…. but the folks behind the Playdate handheld game console decided that’s exactly what their upcoming gadget needed. The Playdate is expected […]