Multiple System Compatibility: The RetroN 5 allows you to play your favorite NES, SNES, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, Famicom, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and GBA cartridges on one system. You can also play Master System games with the use of the Power Base Converter.* HD Output: The HD output will upconvert the signal to your HDTV with a maximum output resolution of 720p. Save/Load States: Save or load your games at any point during gameplay, with 10 save slots for each game. Bluetooth Wireless Controller: Utilizing Bluetooth technology, this controller has a range of up to 30 feet and features a microswitch directional pad, two programmable macro buttons, and a Home button for quick-in game access to features. Original Controller Ports: 2 original controller ports (6 total) for each platform The ultimate HD remake: Hyperkin presents the RetroN 5, a revolutionary new way to experience classic games in high definition; the first of its kind with an all-digital HD output. The RetroN 5 plays Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Famicom, Super Famicom, Nintendo Entertainment System, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis, and Mega Drive cartridges with enhanced resolution, improved interpolated sound, screenshot capture, and the ability to have on the fly save states. The RetroN 5 is the retro gaming console that brings you back to a world where recharging health is cheating, you can have as many guns as you want, and achievements aren't just some numbers on a screen.
I pre-ordered the Retron 5 back in March of 2014. Upon learning of a mythical neo-retro console that plays the games of 10 consoles from the yesteryear, how could one NOT be excited? Of course I still have the legacy consoles in storage, the idea of breathing new life into my old cartridges seemed way too cool to pass up. After nearly two months of silence and broken promises from the manufacturer Hyperkin regarding the release date ("..
Wow! The games of my youth in HD! This system does and excellent job of up scaling to HD. Seeing is believing. Easy to set up and use. The system read and recognized everything I played on it. Had an issue with one game that did not let me progress pass the menu screen. Perhaps it will be fixed in an update? Wish there was a wifi option as you have to update the system via sd card. I realize this would raise the price, but would be wo..