Retro Duo NES and SNES emulator

Chris Davies - Jun 25, 2008
Retro Duo NES and SNES emulator

If classic Nintendo gaming is your obsession, but you're too worried about dust drifting into the cartridge slots of your precious box-fresh original consoles to actually play anything, then the Retro Duo might be the emulator for you.  Comprising both a NES and SNES emulator in one bland, putty-colored (or black & red) box, it plays most titles (including Super Famicom games) and is compatible with the original SNES controllers.

Outputs are via standard AV RCA sockets (or S-Video, but that only works with SNES games) and Famicom cartridges don't need adaptors.  Apparently there's a dongle in the works that will allow the original NES controllers and light gun to work, too.

Retro Duo NES & SNES console

Best of all is the price.  $45.99 gets you hours of classic gaming (well, assuming you've either got the games or are willing to do some eBay or charity-shop trawling).

[via Planet Sean]

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