Retro-Gen Plays Dusty Old Sega Genesis Cartridges and Digital ROMs

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We've seen reimagined Genesises (Geneses?) before, but this might be the best one yet. It's portable, it plays both original cartridges and ROMS off an SD card, it's got TV-out and it only costs $50. Sign us up.

The Retro-Gen (branded Sega, though we can't imagine Sega actually had anything to do with it) features a USB-rechargeable battery and comes pre-loaded with 20 "classic" games (we're not sure what they are, hence the quotes). It says it'll only play licensed ROMs, though who knows what that means; we'd imagine you can just load it up with whatever you've got. It doesn't look like it has an extra port for another controller, which would come in handy for multiplayer games using the handheld's TV-out, but you can't have everything, right? It's available for pre-order now, for a $50, $10 off the usual price. [Video Game Central via The Mirror]