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Retro Games THEC64 Mini

Retro Games THEC64 Mini

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62 Engadget Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
62

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

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The C64 Mini is a valiant attempt to join the current craze for tiny retro consoles that hark back to our childhoods. Unfortunately, a bad controller, questionable software design and the poor roster of games on offer sour the package here. While it’s clearly been put together with a measure of love, this is one nostalgia trip you can do without taking.

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Pros
  • Clearly put together with love
  • Hardware itself looks nice
  • Easy way to play old games for novices unwilling to learn emulation
Cons
  • Joystick is bad
  • Game selection is pretty bad
  • Adding more games is difficult but still necessary

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Built-in game(s)
Controller type
Wired
Video outputs
HDMI
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HDMI

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62 Engadget Score
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.
62

A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well.

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