This handheld will let you play NES and Famicom cartridges
Retro gaming on the go
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My Arcade’s NES and Famicom handheld, the Retro Champ, is launching today. The console plays cartridges and works for old-school collectors looking for a way to relive their favorite games in their original form.
Retro Champ is My Arcade’s latest foray into classic gaming. Previously, it released a system that allowed users to play both SNES and Sega Genesis cartridges on one device. This new handheld is compatible with HD TVs, wireless controllers, and includes a built-in screen and cartridge cleaning kit. It comes with a rechargeable battery that lasts around three to five hours on a single charge.
“We wanted to make a console that enabled collectors to quickly and conveniently test or play their classic games and import titles on-the-go,” said SVP of product development and creative director Amir Navid in a prepared statement. “Furthermore, we wanted retro gamers to enjoy their vintage game titles with friends and allow them to easily connect the console to modern TV sets.”