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Before it came out, I distinctly remember being skeptical that Nintendo's hybrid Switch console would be a hit, considering it was going up against much more powerful hardware from the likes of Sony and Microsoft. Not only did it prove popular, the Switch has been a smashing success. As far as crowdfunding projects go, the same can be said (so far) of Aya-Neo, a handheld PC console that draws inevitable comparisons to the Switch. After launching a Founder Edition crowdfunding campaign earlier this year and postponing broader availability, startup Aya says the handheld console is now ready for backers at large, and they came swooping in fast. It amassed pledges of over $1 million in the first... Read more...
Aya had originally hoped to launch its handheld Neo game console based on an AMD Ryzen "Renoir" APU last month, but after a short delay, the company is now accepting pre-orders, albeit only in China with what appears to be limited quantities at the outset. Nevertheless, it is here in Founder form, which is basically a special edition variant. Called the Aya Neo Founder, it sports a translucent casing, and sort of looks like a PC version of the Nintendo Switch. Aya is apparently anticipating high demand to go along with whatever inventory it has available, hence why it is only available to pre-order in China for the time being. "Aya is currently available for a limited time at a special price... Read more...