Hyperkin Reveals Mega 95 SEGA Genesis Handheld Hybrid

    Features a dock to play games on the TV as well.

    Hyperkin has revealed the Mega 95, a handheld hybrid that can play Sega Genesis and Sega Mega Drive cartridges. The console will include a dock to play games on the TV. The cost and release date of the handheld is currently unknown.

    Hyperkin is a hardware company known for controllers, retro emulation consoles, and more. For gamers looking for an affordable way to play games with a classic Xbox 360, original Xbox, or Nintendo 64 controller, Hyperkin is the perfect company to buy from. Their next major hardware release will be the Mega 95.

    Hyperkin Mega 95 Details

    Mega 95 Screenshot

    During CES 2024, Hyperkin announced the Mega 95, a hybrid console that has a portable and TV mode. The console can play both Mega Drive and Sega Genesis games. According to The Verge, the console is equipped with a five-inch display that has a toggle to switch between 4:3 and 16:9 modes, and a battery that Hyperkin says should last 10 hours per charge.

    Also included in the box is a USB-C dock that allows owners to play games on their TV. The dock features two ports for external controllers. At the time of writing, the specs, release date, and pricing of the Mega 95 is currently unknown. However, Hyperkin will likely reveal more details about the console in the coming weeks and months.

    Hyperkin has previously made a retro device that supports Sega Genesis and Mega Drive cartridges. One major example is the MegaRetroN HD. The MegaRetroN HD costs $59.99. Additionally, Hyperkin has also made a portable console that supports SNES games. That console costs $119.99. It is likely that the Mega 95 will land somewhere between the two consoles.

    CES is an annual event that focuses on electronics, hardware, and more from select companies. Recently, Sony held an event that featured a first look at a new Patapon game and a Gravity Rush movie. The company will likely reveal more about both in the coming months.

    Lastly, Hyperkin will likely confirm more details about the Mega 95 in the near future.

    SourceThe Verge
    Saras Rajpal
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    Saras is a passionate creative writer, with a love for immersive sims, superhero games, and Persona. He is currently writing a thesis about Persona 5 and is pursuing a career as a full-time writer.

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