Speaker 1: The tiniest little video game system that I've seen in a long time is the panic play date.
Speaker 1: This little yellow crank enabled thing has been expected for years and [00:00:30] is finally available for those who pre-ordered it, um, starting right about now. And it is like a little crazy game and watch, uh, created for in games. It's $179, but apparently right now pre-orders are now backed up to 2023. If you happen to actually order one here's what's inside the box. So not surprisingly, it's pretty minimal. And it's a really cute package, uh, with a little kind of welcome panic, [00:01:00] panic, play, date logo on, on it. But inside there's really not much. There's just the little system and there's a us B C cable also yellow. And that's it. That's the entire package it's kind of, invitingly minimal. Uh, there is a little mini instruction manual that tells you what to do, how to set it up. Basically the panic play date, uh, you know, kind of like connects through to, uh, the panic website and, and downloads things.
Speaker 1: But [00:01:30] that's it. I mean, if you wanna see the animation, how it works, um, the little startup animation is super charming. There's all this little fun music and stuff. This is just like a early peak at it. I'm actually gonna be diving into doing a full review. So stay tuned for all of that. That's gonna be coming up soon, but that's, what's inside the box. That's what this thing looks like. And if you wanna see what it looks like next to other gaming handhelds, it's basically the size of a game boy, uh, micro. [00:02:00] If you remember that thing from way back in 2005, the super tiny one, actually that's a little bit smaller, but it's also close to the size of the Nintendo game and watch that was released last year, the Zelda one or the Mario one before that, which are these little $50, uh, things that you can play retro games on.
Speaker 1: That's the thing though, $50 for the game and watch versus 179 to dollars for the panic play date. You're definitely spending up more, but the panic play date has 24 games that will be downloaded over [00:02:30] time onto it, that you basically buy as part of the package and get these little surprise gifts. So it's a totally different, uh, proposition. That's a first peak at the panic play date, which is a gaming handheld. I've been really excited to play, and I wish more companies made a little tiny portable fidgety gaming, things like this because the crank on the side is like satisfyingly comforting and analog and the, the, the buttons feel cool. And [00:03:00] I just really like the design of it. You can also see that there's a headphone Jack in the USBC port, which will charge it up for about eight hours of battery. And you can at least play with it with headphones on which you can't do on a game and watch. Do you have any other questions and comments, please leave them for me below. Thanks for watching. And that's a first look at what's inside the panic played eight box.