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At #CES2018, ‘Retron’-maker Hyperkin showed off its Game Boy Clone System

With the influx of cloned retro systems (standard-sized and micro-sized), this has become a great way to experience — for the first time ever or in a while — older games on newer hardware.  Via a report from Gizmodo, Hyperkin, the makers of the Retron 5, unveiled their clone system to the popular Nintendo Game Boy, temporarily called the “Ultra Game Boy”; that will DEFINITELY be renamed for trademark and copyright reasons (because DUH). However, that codename is a great description of Hyperkin’s hardware, which aims to improve on Nintendo’s original Game Boy in many ways that won’t impede on the system’s classic gameplay. In yet, they DID release their take on the original Xbox’s “Duke” controller because REASONS…
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Living Cubes, Digital Dudz, Retro Controllers & D’Lo Brown – WIRed #64

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In this week’s episode of WIRed — coming “live” from Camp Crystal Lake — I talk about maximizing limited living space with the Living Cube, how a guy quit his job at NASA to design techy t-shirts, the return of 8-bit pixels in controller-form, and why D’Lo Brown got me back into wrestling. Continue reading Living Cubes, Digital Dudz, Retro Controllers & D’Lo Brown – WIRed #64

Hyperkin’s Pixel Art USB Controller Brings the Retro!

And now: bringing back memories of the corners of the old-school NES controllers digging into our hands after hours of playing. Only this time…there’s MORE CORNERS to cause MORE HOLES IN OUR HANDS!

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