Nintendo 64: company creates compact replica of the.
Hyperkin is known for its lineup of retro consoles and introducing new ways to play old games. At CES 2018, the company revealed a prototype of the Ultra GB, which plays Nintendo Game Boy games using the original cartridges. The Ultra GB shares a similar design to the Game Boy Pocket, but it’s built with an aluminum body and a front-lit screen.
The quick take-away from this Hyperkin SmartBoy review is that while it does exactly what is promises to on the box, that is, read Game Boy game cartridges and allow said games to be played on a.
All kidding aside, Hyperkin is clearly teasing a Virtual boy clone here. The Virtual boy was a piece of hardware produced by Nintendo, way back in 1995. Deemed an absolute failure, it was quietly discontinued soon after release, in early 1996. Only 22 titles were released for the console, only 14 of which saw store shelves here in the US.
The Game Boy is a masterpiece. And Hyperkin's brought it back for CES 2018. It's showing off the Hyperkin Ultra Game Boy, an enhanced recreation of Nintendo's original hardware encased in a.
Hyperkin had their Retron ULT on display at E3, which is their new device that plays Nintendo 64 carts via HDMI. This is something people have been wanting for quite some time, and Hyperkin seems almost ready to make it a reality. I say almost because according to an interview, development on the unit still has a ways to go. The wording in the interview was pretty interesting too. They said it.
Ultra Game Boy. Yes, we know you're waiting for an official Game Boy Classic. But until Nintendo decides to take your money, Hyperkin's Ultra Game Boy is your best hope. That's just their name for.
Good feel and nice buttons. The buttons are little too close together but not bad. Once you get pass the headache of getting it all set up, it's smooth after that. Love playing my old games with bigger, nicer and back lit screen! I would only recommend if you love your Game Boy and want to have a better way of playing your games that you own.