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The Hyperkin RetroN 5 – Real and Spectacular

Well, well, well. Look what the cat’s dragged in. I preordered Hyperkin’s RetroN 5 console way back in November 2013. Then I cancelled. Then I preordered again this March. Release dates came and went. Sometimes the manufacturer would address the delays, sometimes┬ánothing. I began to think the RetroN 5 might not even exist. I went […]

RetroN 5 Releasing June 6?

Well, it looks like we may finally might have a release date for the RetroN 5. Hyperkin has just released the following picture on their Facebook page that leaves little to the imagination: Post by Hyperkin. Has the day finally come? Tough to tell. Hyperkin has previously announced release dates only to (often clumsily) retract […]

RetroN 5 – Coming Soon or The Phantom Console?

UPDATE! Hyperkin has spoken on the state of the RetroN 5. In a video posted to the company’s Facebook page today, Product Developer Chris Gallizzi reassures the teaming masses that yes, the RetroN 5 is real, and it will be releasing. The exact date still remains a mystery. Watch Hyperkin’s update on the RetroN 5: […]

Hyperkin Retron 5 – April Release or Delayed Indefinitely?

Conflicting reports out there on the Interwebs regarding the fate of the Retron 5 console. Manufacturer Hyperkin is sticking to their guns and claim the retro gaming box will see wide release in April. However, with April now just a couple of weeks away and still no actual release date on the calendar, something seems […]

RetroN 5 Available for Pre-Order (Again)

Let’s try this again, shall we? Hyperkin’s much hyped RetroN 5 console, originally slated for a 2013 release but delayed until the first quarter of this year, is once again available for pre-order on Amazon. The retro gaming device sports compatibility with a staggering number of older video game formats, including Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega […]