Retro Console Promises to Play ALL the Games

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This is the Retro Freak. It’s promising to play games from the Famicom. SNES. Genesis. PC Engine. TurboGrafx-16. Game Boy. Game Boy Advance. Game Boy Color. And even the Supergrafx. Holy shit.

Retro Console Promises To Play ALL The Games

It comes in two parts: there’s the actual console, which is a small box that takes care of all the actual work, then there’s a giant “adapter” which is where you plug all the cartridges in (the console slides in under the adapter). The console has various settings that let you change video (and conversion/upscale) options, as well as built-in cheat support. It also supports USB controllers, so you can plug just about anything in there.

Most interesting, though, is the fact it’ll let you install games from a cartridge onto the console (which looks like it’ll let you use a microSD card).

Retro Console Promises To Play ALL The Games

Retro Console Promises To Play ALL The Games

Currently announced only for Japan, if there is a Video Game God, it is time to pray to him/her/it, and ask for a western release (or at least a semi-affordable import and some language FAQs).

(via Tiny Cartridge)

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