Well, well, well. Look what the cat’s dragged in. I preordered Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 console way back in November 2013. Then I cancelled. Then I preordered again this March. Release dates came and went. Sometimes the manufacturer would address the delays, sometimes nothing. I began to think the RetroN 5 might […]
RetroN 5 Releasing June 6?
Well, it looks like we may finally might have a release date for the RetroN 5. Hyperkin has just released the following picture on their Facebook page that leaves little to the imagination: Post by Hyperkin. Has the day finally come? Tough to tell. Hyperkin has previously announced release dates […]
RetroN 5 – Coming Soon or The Phantom Console?
UPDATE! Hyperkin has spoken on the state of the RetroN 5. In a video posted to the company’s Facebook page today, Product Developer Chris Gallizzi reassures the teaming masses that yes, the RetroN 5 is real, and it will be releasing. The exact date still remains a mystery. Watch Hyperkin’s […]
Hyperkin Retron 5 – April Release or Delayed Indefinitely?
Conflicting reports out there on the Interwebs regarding the fate of the Retron 5 console. Manufacturer Hyperkin is sticking to their guns and claim the retro gaming box will see wide release in April. However, with April now just a couple of weeks away and still no actual release date […]
RetroN 5 Available for Pre-Order (Again)
Let’s try this again, shall we? Hyperkin’s much hyped RetroN 5 console, originally slated for a 2013 release but delayed until the first quarter of this year, is once again available for pre-order on Amazon. The retro gaming device sports compatibility with a staggering number of older video game formats, […]
Hyperkin Shows Off RetroN 5 with Sega Power Base Converter
Hyperkin has released some new pictures of the RetroN 5 via its Facebook page. The images showcase the retro console’s compatibility with the Sega Power Base Converter, a peripheral produced for the Sega Genesis that provides backwards compatibility with Sega Master System cards and cartridges. View the Latest RetroN 5 […]
RetroN 5 Delayed Until Q1 2014
Hyperkin has delayed the release of its RetroN 5 gaming console until Q1 2014. The company’s blog states that faulty connector pins caused the delay. Read Hyperkin’s Retron 5 delay blog post – http://hyperkin.com/blog/2013/11/hyperkin-to-delay-retron-5-release/ The RetroN 5 is touted by Hyperkin as an all-in-one solution for playing NES, SNES, Genesis […]
RetroN 5 is the Throwback Console We Deserve
My wife and I just spent the better part of a day cleaning up around our condo. As part of the seasonal de-cluttering process, I was challenged with making some tough decisions regarding my collection of vintage video game consoles. Our place simply doesn’t have the square footage to sustain […]