While it may not be practical, “Tiny Arcade” is a real and playable arcade cabinet that fits in the palm of your hand. How does it work? This machine is based around TinyCircuits, a modular, quarter-sized Arduino compatible platform that stacks together like electronic LEGO bricks. You’ll find an analog joystick / two push buttons for playing games, an integrated audio speaker, Lithium-ion battery, USB port for charging / programming, and microSD expansion. Continue reading for another video and to find out how to get your hands on one of these gems.
“The Tiny Arcade is only as good as the games it supports, and out of the box there are plenty to get you going. Like Flappy Birds, Tiny Invaders (by Eike Decker), Asteroids, Tiny Outrun (by Jon Wingrove) and more, we plan on having over twenty classic games available (all free) when the Tiny Arcades start shipping. And being open source, we look forward to community members developing and releasing their own games as well,” says its creator(s). Kickstarter page.