RetroDuo Portable Combines SNES/NES Playback

Play your Nintendo 8-bit and 16-bit favorites, anytime, and anywhere with the RetroDuo Portable by Retrobit.

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Like adding a second scoop of ice cream to an already awesome retro sundae — rainbow sprinkles and all — the RetroDuo Portable not only offers a pretty spiffy on-the-go option for playing Super Nintendo games, but also the classic long list of titles available on its processor, the Nintendo Entertainment System.

Designed by Retrobit, who’s earlier gaming efforts include a console version of the portable you see, the RetroDuo Portable manages to fit that very same SNES/NES play-back technology (albeit not as smoothly; booting NES carts requires a separate included adapter) into a lightweight takeaway-shape that’s got some nice comfy-looking curves to it.

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Pinned to that mold is a bright 3.5 inch LCD screen, a battery that can provide six to eight hours of life, which can be graciously pushed to over ten hours with an extended battery option (sold separately of course), and the awesome ability to plug in any third-party controller (yup, also sold separately) for some good ole’ multiplayer fun, say for example, a round of Super Mario Kart.

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The price for the RetroDuo Portable comes in around a reasonable $89.99, and if you’re a fan of color options (I know I am), the unit comes in two of them, a matte black shown here in pictures, or a flashy matte red flavor that should lift the spirits of anyone, even depressed superheros.

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