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Hyperkin Retron 77

This is the Hyperkin Retron77, a revamped way to play Atari 2600 (or VCS, if you're old-school) cartridges in modern fidelity.

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See! We weren't lying. That's 1977's Combat, in all the glory of 1080p and an aspect ratio more appropriate for the 21st century. (You can output in the old-school 4:3 aspect ratio as well.)

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Here's the Hyperkin Retron 77, two controllers and a full suite of games.

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And the box is gloriously retro, as you'd expect from such a device.

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Your eyes don't deceive you, that's an old copy of Missile Command, which works perfectly fine with the console.

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The controller feels just as old-fashioned as you'd hope. Who needs a bunch of buttons anyway?

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Here's the back of the console. Obviously, it's pretty simple to set up.

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Another look at the system, controllers and games.

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Once again: old game, new hardware.

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The front of the console is about as simple as you'd expect.

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A third (and final!) look at the Hyperkin Retron 77. No price or release date yet. 

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