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Tag: Handheld

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades

Super Retro Boy Brings the Game Boy Back with Some Upgrades
The Game Boy has had it’s time in the sun and then went away. There’s no hint that Nintendo plans to re-launch it either, despite great sales of the NES Classic. At least we have the Super Retro Boy.

TV Game 100 Plus Crams 100 Games into a Tiny Controller

TV Game 100 Plus Crams 100 Games into a Tiny Controller
There are lots of ways to play retro style arcade games on your TV these days, but most of them are a little big to carry with you everywhere. This little gadget from across the Pacific lets you play 108 different 8-bit games on your TV, and it’s small enough to fit in your pocket.

Bungle Portable N64: Shiny Old Console

Bungle Portable N64: Shiny Old Console
Bacman member Bungle made this polished, compact and portable Nintendo 64 mod. As far as portable N64 mods go, this is one of the cleanest ones I’ve ever seen. It’s not that pretty – it reminds me of the Sega Genesis controller – but it looks comfortable to hold, which was Bungle’s goal with this mod.

The World’s Most Confused Handheld Gaming System

The World’s Most Confused Handheld Gaming System
Oh, China. You’re such a great nation, but sometimes we’ve got to call you on your ridiculous reinterpretations of trademarked and copyrighted works from other parts of the world. This handheld gaming console is one such example.

Aluminum N64 Portable: Metaltendo

Aluminum N64 Portable: Metaltendo
Over the years, I’ve seen some pretty impressive custom-built handhelds, and here’s another that’s definitely worth checking out. This Nintendo 64 portable system features a beautiful aluminum case, and even aluminum buttons.

Archos Unveils Android-powered Gamepad 2 Handheld Gaming System

Archos Unveils Android-powered Gamepad 2 Handheld Gaming System
Archos rolled out the original Gamepad Android-powered gaming tablet back in December of 2012. The company is back this week with the announcement of the Gamepad 2. The new Archos Gamepad 2 is still designed specifically for gaming on the go, but has received some much-needed upgrades.

Nintendo 2DS Announced: It’s Just Like the 3DS, Except It’s More Confusing

Nintendo 2DS Announced: It’s Just Like the 3DS, Except It’s More Confusing
Nintendo’s announcement of the Nintendo 2DS is one of the most surprising developments in the gaming world this year. As an entry-level variant of the Nintendo 3DS, the 2DS can play all 3DS games and thousands more DS games.

Ben Heck Bakes a Raspberry Pi Portable

Ben Heck Bakes a Raspberry Pi Portable
We’ve seen a small arcade machine that can be powered by a Raspberry Pi. Master modder Ben Heck decided to make an even tinier version of the tiny computer and put it in a custom case with buttons, turning it into a portable gaming device.

NVIDIA Shield Price, Release Date Revealed, Pre-Orders Start

NVIDIA Shield Price, Release Date Revealed, Pre-Orders Start
The NVIDIA Project Shield gaming system was one of the more interesting devices to surface at CES 2013. At the time, there wasn’t word on pricing or a release date. Today, NVIDIA started taking pre-orders for the hybrid handheld/TV gaming system, and revealed both a release date and a retail price.

Megafeis G600 Android Handheld Crushes the Specs of the Sony PSP it Knocked off

Megafeis G600 Android Handheld Crushes the Specs of the Sony PSP it Knocked off
I’m not sure what it is with the cheap Chinese gadget makers and their desire to make things that look like the Sony PSP, but they keep doing it. Funny thing is, the latest PSP lookalike has better specs than the PSP itself.

Atari 2600 Portable is Woodier than its Ancestor

Atari 2600 Portable is Woodier than its Ancestor
We’ve featured our fair share of portable Atari 2600 mods, but I don’t think any of those can hold a candle to this one. Speaking of candles, the future owner of this one of a kind handheld should keep it away from even the tiniest of flames, because its case is made entirely out of wood.

JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2: Best Handheld Gaming System Yet?

JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2: Best Handheld Gaming System Yet?
In the market for a serious portable gaming machine? While you might have your eyes set on Nvidia’s upcoming Project Shield, here’s a very capable system you can buy right now. The JXD S7300 HD Gamepad2 is a power-packed portable that’s ideal for playing both retro emulated games and today’s latest Android titles.

GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box

GCW-Zero Open Source Gaming Handheld: Straight out of Pandora’s Box
A new challenger steps in the niche market… ring of portable consoles built to run emulators of older systems. But like the relatively famous Pandora handheld, the GCW-Zero aims not just to let players enjoy old games but also let those with programming skills tweak and play with its software.

NVIDIA Project Shield Mobile Gaming System Revealed

NVIDIA Project Shield Mobile Gaming System Revealed
Taking aim at the multi-billion dollar gaming industry, NVIDIA today revealed its own mobile gaming console, codenamed “Project Shield,” which is designed to combine the best of Android handheld devices with the best of console gaming.

JXD S5110 Handheld Game Console: The Unholy Marriage of a PSP and Android

JXD S5110 Handheld Game Console: The Unholy Marriage of a PSP and Android
While I’m personally holding out for the Archos GamePad, if you absolutely must have an Android 4 gaming device before the holidays, you might want to check 0ut this oddity. The Chinese made JXD 5110 bears more than a passing resemblance to the Sony PSP, but it’s all Android, all the time.

Archos GamePad Android Gaming Tablet Launches in Europe

Archos GamePad Android Gaming Tablet Launches in Europe
Last summer we talked briefly about an interesting Archos Android-powered tablet called the GamePad. The device is a seven-inch tablet that has gaming controls on each side allowing you to get your Android gaming fix on the go with physical controls.

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