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1. Posted: Wed 6th Mar 2013 16:46 GMT
Now it plays GBA games and has HDMI out...I may just buy this.
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2. Posted: Wed 6th Mar 2013 17:09 GMT
Got to admit, even as a self proclaimed retro purist it is tempting.
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3. Posted: Wed 6th Mar 2013 17:16 GMT
Thats where I am at
4. Posted: Wed 6th Mar 2013 17:20 GMT
Ugly as sin (especially with that dial on the top), but it's something I'd love to own - simply for the convenience of one box playing so many formats, and it can play American games.
Looking at the image, it's a bit confusing - it looks like it takes SNES controllers, but the proprietary controllers look like Mega Drive ones. It looks like I'lll have to grab a SNES controller while I'm at it.
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5. Posted: Wed 6th Mar 2013 17:36 GMT
That pic is of the RetroN3. Guessing you never seen a RetroN system?
6. Posted: Thu 7th Mar 2013 02:51 GMT
No thank you. Heard that a few games didn't work so well on the RetroN3 so I will stick with the original consoles.
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7. Posted: Sat 9th Mar 2013 16:29 GMT
I'm always skeptical of those
8. Posted: Sun 10th Mar 2013 01:37 GMT
Seeing that I would really only need it to play Bionic Commando, Contra, DKC series and Genesis NHL games, I think this option is the best for me.
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9. Posted: Fri 22nd Mar 2013 15:07 GMT
Pics of the Retron 4 are up on Hyperkin's Facebook page (though there are still a couple of squares left to reveal). The controller looks pretty weird.
10. Posted: Sat 23rd Mar 2013 16:50 GMT
The presentation should be over by now, does anyone have any details on the system?
11. Posted: Sun 24th Mar 2013 00:59 GMT
Okay, Looks like nobody is posting any information but I found a video of the presentation.
It plays NES, SNES, Genesis, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance, Famicom, Super Famicom, Megadrive and has been renamed to Retron 5 (because of the 5 cartridge slots).
You can save your spot in any game at any time. It will be under $100. Bluetooth controllers or use original system controllers. you can use any console controller to play any game, for example, use a SNES controller to play a Genesis game. You can also map the buttons. Also HD HDMI output.
Edited on Sun 24th March, 2013 @ 01:00 by SteveW
12. Posted: Sun 24th Mar 2013 02:04 GMT
This thing is incredibly tempting now and with a very good price, might just buy it
Edited on Sun 24th March, 2013 @ 02:04 by Bulby
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13. Posted: Sun 24th Mar 2013 02:33 GMT
never had any problems using retron 3's, i just use them to preserve my original systems, ill definitely be getting this retron 5 too. my only deal is its under 100$? i was hoping it was more due to the fact of all the new features...
14. Posted: Tue 26th Mar 2013 19:11 GMT
I'd like to play my GBA games on a tv
15. Posted: Tue 26th Mar 2013 20:56 GMT
Seems like a good value for the price.