RetroN 5 review: the all-in-one retro console – Reader’s Feature

Very retro!


RetroN 5 - the only retro console you'll ever need? RetroN 5 – the only retro console you’ll ever need?

A reader reports on his experiences with a pre-release RetroN 5 console, which can play everything from NES games to Mega Drive cartridges.

There have been clone consoles in the past that can play old cartridges from the Nintendo Entertainment system, Super NES, Sega Mega Drive. While most of them were pretty decent a lot of them suffered from bad hardware and poor compatibility. Like the AT Games licensed Mega Drive, which suffered from very poor sound and graphical issues.

I followed the original announcement back when the machine was called the RetroN 4 but it was last March when the RetroN 5 was revealed at the Midwest Gaming Classic event. Following that I interviewed the console’s marketing director and then more recently wrote a Reader’s Feature on my concerns about the console.

When the RetroN 5 was first…

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