Retroflag SuperPi 4 Case Review

A couple of years in the past miniature retro consoles have been all the fashion. Powered by a variety of Arm SoC, these boards, typically formally licensed from Sony, Nintendo and NEC, housed emulators which offered just a little nostalgia for these of a sure age. We weren’t immune to those consoles and duly bought a Tremendous Nintendo and PlayStation 1 however drew the road for the Commodore 64. Earlier than these consoles existed many retrogaming fanatics made their very own consoles utilizing the Raspberry Pi and this led to an lively emulation scene led by RetroPie and Recalbox distributions.

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Retroflag has a retro console lineage, with Sega Genesis, NES, Tremendous Nintendo and GameBoy instances designed to be used with numerous fashions of Raspberry Pi. It newest product, the $24 SuperPi four, is a Raspberry Pi four particular case that follows the European / Japanese design of the Tremendous Nintendo (Tremendous Famicom in Japan). The case could be very detailed and even feels just like the basic 16-bit console. At a look it is also mistaken for the official Tremendous Nintendo mini console (SNES Mini). With glee we hurriedly put our case, kindly equipped by The Pi Hut, collectively and relived an period the place Ryu’s Dragon Punch reigned supreme.

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