Monster in your pocket.
With systems like the Nt Mini, Super Nt and Mega Sg under its belt, Analogue has developed an enviable reputation in the world of retro gaming hardware. While its products are often in painfully short supply – a fact which has led to quite a lot of resentment from potential buyers – they’re never anything short of remarkable. Unlike many of its rivals, Analogue doesn’t go down the route of software emulation but instead utilises FPGA (Field-Programmable Gate Array) chips to reproduce vintage systems on what is effectively a hardware level – a more expensive approach, for sure, but with one considerable benefits, such as unprecedented accuracy and wide-ranging support for as many games as possible.
The launch of the company’s latest product has, like so many in the tech world, been impacted by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Thankfully, we can report that the Analogue Pocket has been worth the wait; the firm’s first attempt at a portable system has all the hallmarks of a device you’d associate with the Analogue name and actually goes way beyond what you’d assume a system like this would be capable of.
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