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ODROID-GO Super is an $80 Ubuntu-powered handheld game system

Hardkernel’s third ODROID-Go device has a bigger screen, a bigger battery, improved wireless capabilities, and more buttons than the company’s first two handheld gaming systems. The ODROID-GO Super was announced in December with a list price of $80 and now it’s available for purchase. While it’s out of stock at the Hardkernel Shop at the […]

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Pimoroni introduces PicoSystem portable game system (and other gear) powered by Raspberry Pi’s RP2040 chips

The new PicoSystem handheld game system from Pimoroni is a tiny gaming device with a 240 x 240 pixel IPS LCD display, four buttons, a D-Pad, a Lipo battery, and USB-C port for power. It’s also powered by Raspberry Pi’s new RP2040 microcontroller and supports a software library for coders who want to create their own […]

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Evercade’s cartridge-based retro console scheduled for May 22nd release

The Evercade handheld game system is designed to let you play classic console games on the go (or around the house if you’re sheltering in place or social distancing). But unlike most retro console it’s not designed to play downloaded ROMs and it doesn’t come with any games built-in. Instead, you can buy a collection […]

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Tiger handheld game systems coming this fall for $15 each

Hasbro is bringing back the classic Tiger Electronics line of handheld game systems. Hearkening back to a time when you could buy a handheld gaming device that only ran a single game, the new systems are coming this fall in four flavors, all of which are up for pre-order from GameStop: Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Transformers […]

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Micro Arcade handheld put Frogger, Galaga, and Pac-Man in credit card-sized packages

There are handheld game systems… and then there are really, really tiny handheld game systems. A few years ago, after creating and running a Kickstarter campaign for a credit card-sized game system called the Arduboy, the developer of that project launched a single-purpose game system called the Tetris MicroCard. As the name suggests, it’s a […]