Retro Games Console runs of eleven classic consoles




The Japanese manufacturer has announced a Cyber ​​Gadget console allows games from different classic consoles can be played. Retro Freak purpose has a cartridge adapter with five locks. Pricing and availability is nothing yet known.

Earlier Retro Freak announced by Cyber ​​Gadget, especially in Japan known as a maker of computer peripherals. Now has the company also show renders of the device. The Retro Freak itself is a white square box, which can be slid in a much larger adapter. That includes five cartridge slots, which the console supports eleven different variants of old game consoles.

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Retro Freak can handle the Nintendo Famicom, the Japanese and Western snes in execution, and the Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance. Manufacturer Sega supported the Mega Drive, released in North America under the name Genesis. Also supports the Freak Retro games for the NEC PC Engine, in the West known as the TurboGrafx-16, including games that use the enhanced Super Grafx version. Cyber ​​Gadgets has not licensed by the original manufacturers, and used considering the small size of the console emulation to run the games. The company cautions therefore that not all games will cooperate fully.

On the device can also be installed games: Retro Freak has a function to transfer the contents of a cartridge on a microSD card, which, incidentally, must be purchased separately. In addition, the Freak Retro games can always save, even if the cartridge does not support this. The console comes with a wired controller, if the device supports other controllers that can be connected via USB. By making use of separately available ones converters can thus also be played with the original controllers.

Retro Freak is connected to the TV via HDMI, which should yield a higher quality than analog connections to the consoles of yesteryear. The unit automatically scales games 720p. The upscaling is to be adjusted as desired; can also, if desired, the original image will be shown. The sound can be tweaked.

Hyperkin came early this year even though a multi-console device, the Retro N5 . Which is now available in the Netherlands. The N5 does not support the PC Engine TurboGrafx-16 or Super Grafx, but can handle the NES, the Western version of the Nintendo Famicom. With the help of a converter should be able to support the Freak Retro NES moreover. When the Freak Retro suits and for what price, is not yet known. The device may already be reserved. It is unclear whether the device will ever be delivered in the Netherlands or Belgium.


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