Hyperkin RetroN 5 console will let you play SNES, Mega Drive, Game Boy games and more

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

Time to dust off all those retro game cartridges sitting in the attic: Hyperkin are preparing to launch a new 5-in-one retro console called the RetroN 5 that will allow you to play games from five classic games machines from…

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Happy 25th birthday Super Mario!

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

The world's favourite plumber, Super Mario, has turned 25. Happy birthday Mario! The driving force behind Nintendo's success over the last 25 years, Mario has lead the video-gaming charge almost as long as home consoles have existed. Easily the…

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Man "portablizes" Super Nintendo

Gary Cutlack Cases, Covers & Bags, Gaming Leave a Comment

It’s a beautiful piece. The cheap case gives it a pleasingly utilitarian early-1990s design appearance, with simplistic buttons that you could easily believe Nintendo would’ve chucked into a handheld SNES – had it bothered to make one back in the day. And look at that chunky power button. Imagine the satisfying click it makes.

The poor guy started the portable SNES project last Christmas and eventually finished it last week. Here’s how it turned out.

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The chap used an off-the-shelf plastic case to whack most of the SNES bits in…

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