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RetroN 5 retro console delayed to December 10

Hyperkin, maker of the five-in-one retro machine, has announced that the RetroN 5 will launch on December 10 for $99.99 in the US and €89.99 in Europe. According to the company, Amazon's listing of an October 31 release date earlier this month was a placeholder. Regardless, the December rel...

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All-in-one retrogaming console RetroN 5 now available for pre-order

Hyperkin's five-slot retrogaming solution RetroN 5 is now up for pre-order at Amazon ahead of an October 31 release date. The RetroN 5 is compatible with original Nintendo Entertainment System, Super NES, Sega Genesis, and Game Boy Advance cartridges, and also supports the Famicom, Mega Drive, G...

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RetroN 5 and the uncomfortable tension between old and new

There are at least two schools of thought when it comes to playing retro games. Let's call it two for the sake of argument. On one side, there are people who want all the modern conveniences, both in-game and out: save states, fast-forward and rewind in the games, and wireless controllers, high def...

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'RetroN 5' console plays NES, SNES, Genesis, GBA and Famicom, supports HDMI, save states

Hyperkin's reveal of the "RetroN 4" console at the Midwest Gaming Classic turned out to be the unveiling of the RetroN 5, with the addition of another cartridge slot for Japanese Famicom games (which have 60 pin connectors vs. the NES's 72 pin). Now the console supports Nintendo, Famicom, SNES, Gen...

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