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.
For more information about the SupaBoy or any of the other fine products from Hyperkin visit: www.hyperkin.com.