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There has been a lot of interest in the Analogue Pocket, an intriguing retro gaming console that was first announced back in late 2019. The console was supposed to launch in 2020, but the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the date out to May 2021. Now, as we approach May, Analogue has announced another delay. According to the company, the Pocket will now ship in October 2021 due to "sudden and severe electrical component shortages as well as logistical issues leading to a domino effect of challenges for nearly everyone in the industry." While it's only a five-month delay, it's likely disappointing to the lucky few that were able to preorder the handheld. According to Analogue, when preorders went live... Read more...
Analogue turned a lot of heads in October when it announced that it would be bringing its new “Pocket” handheld to production. The Pocket looks very much like the classic Nintendo Gameboy that revolutionized mobile gaming in the late 80s and 90s, but includes some serious upgrades when it comes to specifications. We’ve got some good news and bad news for you today concerning the Analogue Pocket. First, the good news: it has been announced that pre-orders for the console will open up on August 3rd at 11am EST at the previously announced price of $199.99. Now for the bad news: the console has been delayed. As if often the case with delays related to tech gear in 2020,... Read more...
If you are like me and are a child of the 80s and 90s, then you probably have fond memories of the Nintendo Game Boy. As one of the first truly portable gaming consoles on the market, the Game Boy allowed us to toss in 4 AA batteries and have a few hours’ worth of escapism in games like Tetris and Super Mario Land without being tied to the TV. Nintendo's Game Boy lived on for quite a few generations, and its legacy still resides somewhat in the current generation Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite. But for those that want to call back to the earlier, simpler times of the original Game Boy, there's a new device that's coming to the market from Analogue. Analogue is already a familiar... Read more...