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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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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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Alienware’s Concept UFO is a modular handheld gaming PC (much more than a Nintendo Switch clone)

I wouldn’t blame you if you took one look at Dell’s Alienware Concept UFO handheld gaming PC and its detachable controllers and decided it was nothing but a Nintendo Switch clone. But this little device is much more than that — because it’s got the guts of a full-fledged Windows computer. Sure, you could use […]

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GPD Win Max will be part handheld game console, part mini laptop (leaks)

This week GPD announced it’s giving the GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC a spec bump that includes a newer processor and more storage. But the company is also working on a next-gen compact gaming PC called the GPD Win Max. Earlier this year we learned it would be powered by an AMD Ryzen Embedded processor […]

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Nintendo Switch Lite handheld game console coming in September for $200

As widely anticipated, Nintendo is adding a smaller, cheaper model to its Nintendo Switch line of game consoles. The Nintendo Switch Lite will be available starting September 20th for $200. That’s $100 less than the price of a normal Nintendo Switch, but there’s a catch — the Switch Lite is only designed for handheld gaming. The […]

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GPD Win 2 handheld gaming PC gets a spec bump (faster processor, more storage)

The GPD Win 2 is a handheld gaming computer with a 6 inch screen, an Intel Core m3 processor, a thumb keyboard, and physical gaming controls. First released in early 2018, the little computer was an upgrade over its predecessor in just about every respect. Now the GPD Win 2 is getting its own spec […]

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Lilbits 352: Smach Z finally shows off working prototypes

The Smach Z handheld gaming PC has been in development for years, and while the company has shown off early prototypes to the public a few times, up until recently they haven’t been fully functional. But this year the folks at Smach started posting a series of videos showing the little computer playing real games. […]

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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 […]