SupaBoy Handheld For SNES

What is a SupaBoy you may be asking yourself?  Well from the picture above you can see the prototype for the handheld that is shaped like a SNES controller and yes it plays SNES cartridges.  Here is some more about the Supaboy.

The SupaBoy will play original SNES cartridges on a built-in 3.5” LCD screen and is designed to emulate an original SNES controller including a D-pad and buttons on the front as well as right and left shoulder buttons. Hyperkin has even included two front loading ports that are compatible with full-size SNES controllers and video/audio out, allowing up to two players to play the SupaBoy on a regular TV screen. How supa’ cool is that!

· Innovative lock feature holds game cartridge securely in place
· Two seven-pin ports in front for wired controllers
· SNES controller design
· SNES Super Scope
· Super Multitap
· Mario Paint Mouse
· Screen size (diagonal): 3.5 inches
· 5.5 Hours battery life
· Measures: 8.5 x 4 x 1.5 inches
· Weight: 11.5 ounces
· Stereo sound
· AV Out
· Headphone jack
· Adjustable volume control
· Launch Date: Summer, 2011
· SRP: $79.99

Yes the price tag is right $79.99 for this beauty!  What a better way to play some of your old favorites on the go than with the SupaBoy and with battery life of 5.5 hours that is a huge plus.

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  • Want one – still got a pile of SNES cartridges around here somewhere!

  • James Rogerson (Stranded87)

    That’s actually quite a cool idea, no idea whether i’ve actually kept any of my snes games though.