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[1 Aug 2013 | 5 Comments | 17,446 views]
Retron 5 draws a competitor

So far this year, Nintendo has replaced its Wii console with the Wii U and we know a couple of other major consoles are on their way — the Microsoft Xbox One and the Sony Playstation 4. Ah, but what of people who still love those old eight and 16-bit games?
Well, 2013 is bringing some systems for them, too. We’ve already reported on the forthcoming Hyperkin Retron 5 which may be out later this summer and available for $100 or less. That one will come equipped with five cartridge slots …

Retrogaming, Technology »

[29 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 2,553 views]
Need a new system for those NES and SNES games?

There’s a problem inherent in retrogaming — those old systems do tend to wear out over time, don’t they?
What can you do? You can, of course, head to eBay and replace a broken system, or you could buy something that’s new that emulates an older console.
A lot of companies make those new system that play old games, but how well do they actually work? The prices on them tend to be low, but not so low that you’re willing to throw away some cash on a piece of junk, right? …