Sega retro console

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    Becky Webmistress Administrator

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    Looks like a retro Sega console is coming out next year! However this isn't like the Mini NES or the PlayStation Classic, it's by a 3rd party company and the games aren't pre-loaded.

    Source: Kotaku

    Seems pretty steep for a retro console and no games!! :eek:
     
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    floppybootstomp sugar 'n spikes Moderator

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    Those cartridges are getting pretty thin on the ground now, I see a few now and again in CEX and charity shops but forking out 150 quid on a console that relies on old cartridges being available is trusting a little too much imo.

    And, assuming a potential purchaser had suitable cartridges, who would want to play games with no save capability? Emulators that work on PCs and suitable ROMS are readily available with workable saves so that should take care of the nostalgia factor.

    I can only see this console appealing to hardcore old timers with cartridges who, if they searched, could probably find an original Megadrive/Genesis console quite easily anyway.

    My verdict? Doomed to failure.
     
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    Becky Webmistress Administrator

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    Can't help but agree with you there! :nod: Their target market is certainly niche...
     
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