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Hyperkin Retron 4

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This is a (mostly) shameless plug for a device I want more info on - and that info can be earned through Facebook likes here: https://www.facebook.com/HyperkinGames

Hyperkin is a company that releases accessories for current and retro video game systems. Need a Gameboy battery cover, they have them. Need an ac adapter for an NES, they have those too. Need some component cables for the Wii. Yep.

Beyond that, Hyperkin also releases retro gaming consoles, allowing for a modern, simple option to play SNES, Sega Genesis, and NES games. They recently release a portable, handheld Super Nintendo. But it's about to get better.

Hyperkin has recently announced a high tech retro system, complete with more reliable bluetooth controllers and cartridge slots for 4 systems - NES, SNES, Genesis, and GBA. It will be HDMI capable, with 1080p upconversion. There are also controller ports that allow you to use the original controllers from those systems. Details are slowly leaking out about the system, and they are revealing a piece of a picture of the console each day until the official unveiling on March 23rd. Anyone who is even slightly interested in this, please go and like their facebook page. If they get 50 likes today, they will release new details and a more revealing piece of the picture. Please help me :D

Preferred Saga:
PT: Hal9000
4/5: Adywan
6: NSP
7/8: Hal9000

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... Are you implying I am a bot, or referring to the device? 

Preferred Saga:
PT: Hal9000
4/5: Adywan
6: NSP
7/8: Hal9000

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The Retron 3 is actually the best known clone console out there right now, but it suffers from the usual NOAC problems with outputting NES sound. I'm hoping for the 4th model they put some money into R&D and developed a new one. What's made it unique thus far is the ability to plug in your own original controllers - a major plus for someone like me.

HDMI? oh wow.

A Goon in a Gaggle of 'em

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@ Bingowings 

Lol I so rarely venture outside of a few choice threads i was totally oblivious. I would love to get paid to be an uber sophisticated bot!

 

@ bkev

I love my retron 3.  HDMI and Bluetooth in the 4 have my hopes pretty high.

Preferred Saga:
PT: Hal9000
4/5: Adywan
6: NSP
7/8: Hal9000

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You need a more attractive avatar before you can be a full-fledged sellbot.

 

At least, that's what I read on botwiki.

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The girl I'm dating owns a Retro Duo and we have quite a fun time playing Super Mario World on that. The Duo also functions as a portable NES/SNES.

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Didn't the previous Retron's suffer from soft picture output? That's a problem I've noticed a lot of emulators/clones have. I have the Neo Geo X which is HDMI output, but the picture is actually less sharp than the original Neo Geo.

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sean wookie said:

The girl I'm dating owns a Retro Duo and we have quite a fun time playing Super Mario World on that. The Duo also functions as a portable NES/SNES.

But she has a real SNES right?

That is the only reason we are letting her see you.

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Bingowings said:

sean wookie said:

The girl I'm dating owns a Retro Duo and we have quite a fun time playing Super Mario World on that. The Duo also functions as a portable NES/SNES.

But she has a real SNES right?

That is the only reason we are letting her see you.

Yes she does.