Handheld Super Retro Champ lets you play SNES and Sega Genesis games ON THE GO


According to Gizmodo, the Super Retro Champ will top out at five hours of battery life — which is fine, and possibly enough for a satisfying on-the-go gaming session, although it isn’t quite the length of a cross-country flight. Luckily, the Super Retro Champ will plug into the wall and can be connected to a TV via HDMI, which means two players can compete using the console’s wireless gamepads. Hey nowwwww.

The device will cost you $110 when it appears later this year, but that’s about in line with other handheld versions of classic consoles. Although this one only plays cartridges; there’s no way to add virtual games via ROM files. And plus: it’s basically two consoles in one not-exactly-svelte package.

A handheld console that plays carts from the Genesis and the SNES. Behold, the magic of technology! The future is amazing. And the past is never very far away.

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