Posted inNews

Analogue Pocket handheld game system begins shipping December 13

The Analogue Pocket is a $200 handheld game system designed for playing classic games… cartridges and all. First announced more than two years ago, the Pocket was originally supposed to begin shipping to customers earlier this year… but due to global supply chain issues the ship date was pushed back several times. Now the wait […]

Posted inNews

This Amiga 500 replica is coming in 2022 for $140

A few years ago Retro Games Ltd brought to market a functional miniature replica of the classic Commodore 64 computer. The company followed up a year alter with a full-sized C64 clone. So what’s next? An Amiga 500 replica. It’s called THEA500 Mini, and it’s basically a scale model of the Amiga’s 34-year-old computer, complete […]

Posted inNews

microByte is an open hardware tiny handheld game console for $45 and up during crowdfunding

The microByte is a pocket-sized game console with a tiny display, game controllers, a speaker, and microSD card reader for storage. It supports several emulators, allowing you to play classic games on the system. And it’s an open hardware project – the firmware, PCB design files and schematics, and other documentation are all available to […]

Posted inNews

Nintendo Game & Watch hacking scene brings Pokémon, CHIP-8 and more to the $50 handheld

The Nintendo Super Mario Bros Game & Watch is a $50 handheld game console designed to run just three games. But Nintendo’s latest retro console has proven to be hackable… at least by folks with the necessary skills and hardware. Launched this fall as an homage to Nintendo handhelds from the 80s, the new Game […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits 392: Dell XPS 17, Google Pixel Buds 2, and a DIY handheld gaming PC

It’s no secret that Dell is planning to launch an XPS 17 laptop with a svelte design (as well as a Precision 5750 model aimed at professional). But it looks like someone at Dell France jumped the gun and set a website for the upcoming laptop live a little early. The page is gone now, […]

Posted inNews

Intellivision Amico teases 17 exclusive games (14 months ahead of launch)

The Intellivision Amico is a game console expected to ship in October, 2020 for around $180 or less. So far the company behind the retro-inspired game console have shared a few details and started to tease some upcoming games, including a brand new Earthwork Jim game. Now we’re getting our first (very brief) look at […]

Posted inNews

Konami announces TurboGrafx-16 Mini as the mini retro console parade continues

The TurboGrafx-16 never had the same level of commercial success in North America as rival game consoles from Nintendo and Sega. But it was a relatively popular device in Japan, where it launched two years earlier, and the TurboGrafx-16 earned a place in video gaming history with some exclusive titles. Now game maker Konami is […]

Posted inNews

Sega Genesis Mini will ship with 42 games, support optional “tower of power” add-ons

The Sega Genesis is a game console best known for classic games like Sonic the Hedgehog. When the console first launched in the late 1980s, it was was designed to play 16-bit games from cartridges. But Sega eventually offered accessories including Sega CD and Sega 32X that allowed you to play games stored on optical […]

Posted inNewsnofollow

Roshambo Retro Gaming Kits help you assemble a DIY game console

These days you can buy a $35 single-board computer with plenty of horsepower to play classic video games designed for the PlayStation or older consoles. But while you could just buy a Raspberry Pi, load up RetroPie software, and plug in some game controllers, and call it a day… sometimes it’s nice to have a game […]