Alternative products to Nintendo Classic Mini

21 alternative and related products to Nintendo Classic Mini

Nintendo Classic Mini
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21 Alternatives to Nintendo Classic Mini

The VCS is a completely new Atari connected device, designed in California by Atari. The company has partnered with AMD who provides the Atari VCS custom processor with Radeon Graphics Technology. The Atari VCS platform will offer support for 4K resolution, HDR and 60FPS content, onboard and expandable storage options, dual-band WiFi and Bluetooth 5.0, as well as USB 3.0 support.

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Atari
Legendary Digital Pioneer Continues Development of New Hardware Platform that Honors Company's Innovative Video Game Roots While Launching a New Era of Interactive Home Entertainment; Will Reveal Atari VCS, Classic Joystick and Modern Controller Prototypes at Game Developers Conference NEW YORK, NY (MARCH 19, 2018) - Atari® - One of the world's most iconic c… See more
Engadget
Atari will be offering two versions of the gaming system: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition featuring the faux wood-front panelling and the $200 Onyx Edition, which is just black. Oddly, it doesn't appear that either of these options will include a controller as the announcement reads "other packages will include the Classic Joystick and Modern Controller… See more
TechRadar
The Atari name still carries a lot of cachet with video game fans, given the company's role in creating the home console market - but its last piece of new hardware, 1993's Jaguar, was a massive flop. Since then, the Atari brand has changed hands multiple times, emerged from bankruptcy, and been used to market social games and online gambling.
The Verge
Atari's long-awaited Atari VCS finally has a preorder date of May 30th, nearly a year after it was initially teased at E3 in 2017, as reported by . The Atari VCS, which uses a design aesthetic inspired by the Atari 2600 Video Computer System, will be offered two different ways: a "time-limited" Collector's Edition with a wood-front finish, and a black Onyx e… See more
GlobeNewswire News Room
NEW YORK, April 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Atari® - One of the world's most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers - today announces that pre-sales of its new Atari VCS™ hardware platform will start May 30, 2018. The pre-sale is exclusive to Indiegogo and features the time-limited Atari VCS Collector's Edition featuring the special … See more
13 Alternatives to AtariVCS

A new compact version of the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch Lite is designed specifically for handheld play—so you can jump into your favorite games wherever you happen to be.

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CNET
When emerged of a lower-cost Nintendo Switch that wouldn't have detachable Joy-Con controllers and couldn't plug into a TV, my son had one question. What's the point of a Switch that doesn't Switch? Good question. But that's exactly what Nintendo is releasing on Sept. 20. The Nintendo Switch Lite is handheld-only and costs $200.
The Verge
There's a new Switch on the way, and it's a whole lot smaller. Today Nintendo revealed the Switch Lite, designed as a less expensive alternative to the original tablet / console hybrid. It comes in at $199 - $100 less than the base unit - and for that price you get a streamlined version of the Switch, but also a few caveats.
7 Alternatives to Nintendo Switch Lite

A controller for gamers with limited mobility.

Create a custom controller experience that is uniquely yours. Designed primarily to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility, the Xbox Adaptive Controller features large programmable buttons and connects to external switches, buttons, mounts, and joysticks to help make gaming more accessible.

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Plugged In | Microsoft Story Labs
In the early days of video games, input was simpler. Controllers just had a single digital joystick, or a rotating wheel, and maybe a button or two. But as the industry evolved in the 1980s and '90s, controllers, systems and games themselves became increasingly sophisticated and challenging to navigate.
Ars Technica
REDMOND, Washington-The Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC), slated to launch "later this year," looks almost incomplete at first glance. The clean, confusing-looking slab, nearly the length and width of an Xbox One S, has no joysticks. The usual selection of Xbox inputs has been reduced down to a few menu buttons, a D-pad, and two black, hand-sized pads.
The Verge
Microsoft has announced the Xbox Adaptive Controller, an Xbox controller designed for people with disabilities. The device was leaked earlier this week. It has two large programmable buttons and 19 jacks that can be connected to a range of joysticks, buttons, and switches to make it easier for a wider range of people to play games.
18 Alternatives to Xbox Adaptive Controller

Build your own retro handheld game console

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Geeky Gadgets
If you have toyed with the idea of building your very own retro Raspberry Pi powered handheld games console, but have not yet quite got round to it. You might be interested in a new electronics kit which has been created by Pierre-Louis Boyer based in Paris that provides you with everything you need to easily construct your portable Raspberry Pi emulator gam… See more
Steemit
Hi steemians The console that rocked my childhood is back in pocket size. The Raspi Boy offers an original solution around a trendy subject, the emulation of old consoles. The idea here is not only to let you play old titles in mobility but also to understand and assemble your own console from prefabricated elements.
7 Alternatives to Raspi Boy

Everyone's fave first computer, rebooted at 50% scale.

Launched in 1982, the C64 home computer went on to dominate the home computer scene throughout the 1980s. 35 years later and it’s back. THEC64 Mini plugs into any modern TV via its HDMI port and gamers can play any one of the 64 licensed classic pre-installed games.

13 Alternatives to The C64 Mini

Play enhanced NES™ games the way they're meant to be played

With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can play enhanced NES™ games the way they're meant to be played—using Nintendo Entertainment System-style controllers!

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http://www.theinquirer.net
AHEAD OF THE MOMENT where the Nintendo Switch's online play ceases to be free, the company has revealed a couple of sweeteners for the £20-per-year service. Most excitingly, the company is making wireless replicas of the NES pad which charge on the side of the console like unconvincing Joy-Con imposters.
Mashable
Wireless NES controllers are coming to the Nintendo Switch - a perfect pairing with the Switch's upcoming library of NES games. When the long-awaited Nintendo Switch Online service goes live on Sept. 18, subscribers will get access to 20 NES games including staples like Super Mario Bros.
Pocket-lint
Nintendo is holding its first Nintendo Direct presentation since E3 2018, and during the prerecorded broadcast, it is announcing game updates as well as new hardware, such as NES-style controllers for the Switch. Backing up a bit, Nintendo also detailed its upcoming Nintendo Switch Online service, which launches in September for $20 per year.
IGN
Preorders open September 18. NES-style controllers are coming to Nintendo Switch. Announced during today's Nintendo Direct, the controllers will be compatible exclusively with the "growing library" of NES games offered through Nintendo Switch Online - and the controllers themselves will only be available to purchase for Switch Online subscribers, according t… See more
The Verge
Nintendo announced a new, wireless NES controller for its Switch console, so players can enjoy classic titles coming to its online subscription service with the gamepad they were designed for. The company is launching its PSN and Xbox Live-like online service on September 18th, and with it will come 20 classic Nintendo titles that you'll get for free, with m… See more
Engadget
If you want a classic NES gameplay experience on the Switch, be prepared to shell out $60. Nintendo announced new wireless NES controllers today as an exclusive for subscribers of the Switch's online service. From what we can tell from the Nintendo Direct presentation, they seem to be an accurate rendition of the classic console gamepads.
TechRadar
Announced during the latest Nintendo Direct on September 13, gamers will soon be able to purchase a pair of wireless NES controllers for the Nintendo Switch, allowing them to revisit the company's classic 8-bit titles as they were meant to be played.
8 Alternatives to Wireless Nintendo Controllers

Capcom is launching a plug and play mini arcade system

Featuring 16 of the best Capcom titles from the golden-age of arcade gaming, the two full-size premium stick and button configurations allow these games to be played the way they were meant to be played.

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Variety
Capcom 's social media accounts are teasing some kind of reveal on Tuesday at 3 p.m. GMT (8 a.m. PST/11 a.m. EST). The :20 teaser video begins with the tagline "Here comes a new challenger!" and it shows a number of retro Capcom games reflected on the buttons of an arcade cabinet.
Nintendo Life
Update: Confirming the details from our source, Capcom has announced a new plug-and-play arcade stick packed with classic Capcom arcade games that plugs directly into your TV, launching on 25th October 2019. They call it the Capcom Home Arcade and there's little doubt as to who's making it, as you can see from the trailer above.
The Verge
Nintendo has turned the mini-console into a trend, with the likes of Sony and Sega following suit. Now, game publisher Capcom is getting in on the action as well. Today, the company announced the Capcom Home Arcade, a plug-and-play system designed to play classic arcade games on your TV.
8 Alternatives to Capcom Home Arcade

A shrunken down retro gaming console from Konami

A faithfully scaled-down version of the original TurboGrafx-16 design, right down to the smallest detail. Don't worry, though--the controllers are still their original size, allowing for exactly the same gameplay experience!

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Polygon
Konami's TurboGrafx-16 Mini will recreate the cult classic console in a compact fashion similar to the NES Classic, PlayStation Classic, and Sega Genesis Mini. It will come pre-loaded with classic games and include a recreation of the original TurboGrafx-16 gamepad.
The Verge
Konami has announced the latest in the slew of shrunk-down retro consoles, the TurboGrafx-16 Mini. Six games have been announced so far for the system, which will be released in Japan as the PC Engine Mini and in Europe as the PC Engine Core Grafx.
8 Alternatives to TurboGrafx-16 Mini

A Sega Genesis inspired wireless controller

8Bitdo controllers are designed to be as versatile as possible with each of your modern devices. Easily pair your controller as an X-input or D-input device via bluetooth. You can even use it as a wired USB controller with the included USB cable.

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TechSpot
Why it matters: 8BitDo is launching a new controller honoring Sega's classic 16-bit console as well as a receiver for wireless play on retro systems. Analogue also has a new Sega retro system on the horizon that goes on sale in April. Ahh, what a great time to be a retro gamer!
Engadget
Meanwhile, if you'd like to dust off your actual Genesis and play it without having to stay tethered to the system, 8BitDo is releasing a $20 receiver for the console. That means you can use the M30, another Bluetooth controller or even a modded Genesis peripheral to storm through your decades-old copies of Sonic the Hedgehog, Streets of Rage 2 and NBA Jam.
The Verge
8BitDo makes some of the best retro gaming accessories around, and now the company is turning its attention toward the Sega Genesis. Today, 8BitDo is announcing a pair of products that should make playing Gunstar Heroes a lot more enjoyable in 2019.
6 Alternatives to 8BitDo M30 Retro Controlller
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