Analogue’s Pocket Is A Modern HD Love Letter To Retro Handheld Gaming

Oct 16, 2019

Category: Tech

There are quite a few brands out there that make retro-inspired video game devices for modern players. But few have the pedigree and talent that the folks at Analogue have. And that’s just been further solidified by their first foray into handhelds with the aptly-named Pocket.

Clearly — with its iconic rectangular silhouette, d-pad, and a quartet of buttons — this device was heavily influenced by the Game Boy. But it’s also severely upgraded, including an HD 1600×1440 resolution 3.5″ LCD screen (10x that of the original Game Boy). It can also, out of the box, play 2,780+ Game Boy, Game Boy Color & Game Boy Advance game cartridges and can be modified to play those from Atari Lynx, Game Gear, Neo Geo Pocket, and more. It also has a separate mode for audiophiles and musicians that turns it into a sequencer and synthesizer. Best of all, it can be plugged into the new Analogue Dock which allows you to play your device on your full-sized TV screen (complete with an HDMI output) and is compatible with 8bitdo wireless controllers. Available in early 2020, the Analogue Pocket is priced at $199.

Purchase: $199

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Tech

Carroll Shelby's Own Long Lost Mustangs Were Used To Make These REC Watches

A piece of American automotive history you can wear on your wrist.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Samsung Sets Its Sights On Apple With The Reveal Of Its All-New Galaxy Buds Pro

With effective ANC capable of eliminating up to 99% of background noise.

Posted By

Jan 15, 2021

Featured Image

Razer’s Smart N95 Face Mask Has A Built-In A/C System, Mic, & Speakers

The unit comes with a wireless charging case for quick juicing-up.

Posted By

Jan 14, 2021

Featured Image

The ASUS ROG Swift PG32UQ Is The Very First 32” HDMI 2.1 Gaming Monitor

Supporting 4K graphics at up to 120Hz and packing a 1ms MPRT.

Posted By

Jan 14, 2021

Featured Image

Razer’s Next-Level Gaming Chair Has A Curved 60″ Display For Ultra-Immersion

Housed behind the headrest, the screen deploys at the push of a button.

Posted By

Jan 13, 2021

Featured Image

Samsung Slims Down Its Frame TV & Offers A 1.4K+ Piece Art Subscription Service

Users will be able to choose from over 1,400+ different pieces to display.

Posted By

Jan 13, 2021