Finally we have a retro handheld device for under $175 that can play upscaled PSP, N64, Dreamcast, and Saturn, plus about half the GameCube catalog, and a bit of PS2 as well. The PowKiddy X18S sounds like the perfect handheld emulation machine, so let’s take a deep-dive look at its performance and potential.Continue reading “Review: PowKiddy X18S”
The Batocera firmware lets you flash a lightweight, emulation-focused operating system onto any flash drive, hard drive, or SD card. So what if we flashed it onto a flash drive, loaded it all up, and then used that as a portable gaming “system” that could be plugged into any Windows PC? That’s what we’re going to explore in this video.
Note that you can use any number of storage solutions to host your Batocera operating system, like an external HDD/SDD, and internal drive installed into your PC, or even a SD card if you have a built-in (or USB) reader.Continue reading “Turn a USB Flash Drive into a Portable Gaming Console using Batocera”
In this video we’ll take a look at the latest Nintendo 64 emulator for the PS Vita, DaedalusX64, and how to get the best performance possible for your beloved device. I think you might be surprised to see how well it runs.Continue reading “Nintendo 64 Emulation on the PS Vita”
After over a month of waiting for it to arrive, my pre-ordered Retroid Pocket 2 finally came in the mail. It will take me some time to familiarize myself with its user interface and potential, but I wanted to make a quick post and video to share my initial thoughts. Other than watching a few videos to determine whether I wanted to buy the device, I mostly stayed away from videos and discussion about tweaking the experience. I wanted to have a fresh impression when first opening the box.Continue reading “Retroid Pocket 2: First Impressions”
Yes, you CAN play N64 games on the RG350 devices. But should you? Here’s footage from 16 different games that I tested on my RG350 — for better or for worse. To be honest, about four of five of them played pretty well, and I’ve kept them on my RG350M as permanent additions.Continue reading “Nintendo 64 gameplay performance test on the RG350”