Engineer Pierre-Louis Boyer from Paris, France has always been a fan of classic game consoles, and so it was only natural for him to create a portable game consoles modeled after the Nintendo GameCube controller. Meet RetroBlock 2, a retro gaming console that comes equipped with 3.5-inch IPS (640 x 480) display, dual analog joysticks, HDMI output, a RetroBlock Pi2 SBC (Single Board Computer), stereo speakers, microSD expansion, USB, Ethernet, two USB ports, and a removable 4,000mAh battery pack. Read more for a hands-on video and additional information.
It comes with support for PlayStation 1, Nintendo 64, Gameboy, Gameboy Color, Gameboy Advance, Super Nintendo, Mega Drive / Genesis, Atari, MaMe and more, straight out of the box. Check here to see There are two version of RetroBlock 2, the standard and a pro edition. The latter boasts two vibration motors added on each side of the console. More information here.
- √ COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with Raspberry Pi ZERO and ZERO W. (NOT including Zero WH, with GPIO pins soldered)
- √ MULTIFEATURE: POWER switch; 2.8 inch IPS screen; 3.5mm audio port; LED power indicator; DC power input; Brightness control; Speaker and Volume; A/B/X/Y buttons and hidden L/R Shoulder buttons.
- √ GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE: Rest assured that all our products have unconditional 18-months product promise (Replace or Refund) as well as lifetime easy-to-reach technical support.
By connecting a screen, keyboard and mouse, your console becomes the perfect living room computer. Write a novel, surf YouTube or watch movies on your big screen while kicking back on your couch,” said its creator.