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Kommentteja • 80

  • Arno nümuss
    Arno nümuss 7 tuntia sitten

    What about this one?

  • Tachyon
    Tachyon 7 tuntia sitten

    just buy a psp 1000 and install custom firmware lol... if all you are going to do is play retro games

  • Was geht sie das an?
    Was geht sie das an? 8 tuntia sitten

    Why would I not just buy an old moddable Nintendo Switch then or wait for the modchip for later (starting 2018) revisions? Exactly, there is no fucking reason.
    I mean, the Switch supports Ubuntu and Android as well, so this adds nothing in value at a price way above $/€/£100...

  • Martin Parunakyan
    Martin Parunakyan 9 tuntia sitten

    I'm confused about why you couldn't just plug it into the TV. I've used Retropie on pi3 on a TV seamlessly

  • Honza Lajksner
    Honza Lajksner 9 tuntia sitten

    13:43 "Yeah, twerikng!"

  • Steven Moeller
    Steven Moeller 10 tuntia sitten

    Today on Linus Sex Tips
    3:28 Linus: Well first I go in at the wrong angle and then I awkwardly pull back out... and, uh, take another run at it.

  • Jason Chesters-salt
    Jason Chesters-salt 10 tuntia sitten

    The SD card contains Raspbian, therefore it probably uses EXT4. Windows can't use this, therefore you can't put the games directly into the sd

  • Garvežiukas Tomas
    Garvežiukas Tomas 10 tuntia sitten

    Great idea, poor execution

  • cpt_macmillan
    cpt_macmillan 11 tuntia sitten

    Can you please do eft vs warzone fps

  • Butters Stotch
    Butters Stotch 11 tuntia sitten +1

    “I strongly think the whole thing was designed by electrical engineers” 🤓

  • Roshan Varughese
    Roshan Varughese 11 tuntia sitten

    11:44 Flexing that hand sanitizer...

  • Huniepop ?
    Huniepop ? 11 tuntia sitten


  • Sasuke Sharma
    Sasuke Sharma 11 tuntia sitten


  • Mike Walker
    Mike Walker 12 tuntia sitten

    Yes physical copies

  • L00klikea x
    L00klikea x 12 tuntia sitten

    4:28 a Mechanical Engineer in his natural habitat, feeling superior af.

  • BoGy
    BoGy 12 tuntia sitten

    dude ... linus .. 'it's not powered on' ... oh no, but it's SOFT BUTTON so it IS POWERED ON as soon as the battery is connected.. it's only in stand-by, which is NOT powered off, it's the same as putting your pc in hibernate/poweroff (which are the same regarding powermode), and the starting to work on the motherboard without disconnecting the power cable ... your PSU is still powered on and it's still sending power to the motherboard! with a pc your either disconnect the cord of set the swithc on the psu to off

  • mustard roshi
    mustard roshi 12 tuntia sitten

    This thing is depressing and overpriced

  • Iván De León
    Iván De León 12 tuntia sitten

    Just use your phone to emulate all the games, not extra money needed

  • Rafal Borowski
    Rafal Borowski 12 tuntia sitten

    15:43 "Something like this makes a lot of sense..." [playing probably preloaded with device mario]
    Me: Nintendo would STRONGLY disagree....

  • Rafal Borowski
    Rafal Borowski 13 tuntia sitten

    It's not a design problem... it's a PEBKAC
    Edit: As always with Linus

  • Abhishek Javali
    Abhishek Javali 13 tuntia sitten

    Given that is only 5 inches, should be okay.

    - That is what she never said

  • Mio Fukushima
    Mio Fukushima 13 tuntia sitten

    This happens when ur not reading the manual

  • Pro Noob
    Pro Noob 14 tuntia sitten

    250 usd eh ? hold my raspberry pi 3 i got stuff to do

  • Grumich
    Grumich 14 tuntia sitten

    Well I gotta say I was darn excited at first. I mean, it sure LOOKS good! And a DYI console with no soldering? Sounds like a winner to me (even though I don't mind soldering.)
    But then what happens? Well, kinda clunky usage and build, kinda slow, kinda lacking bluetooth, kinda lacking HDMI, and "only" $250! ... Right. Ah well, who cares for "Truth in advertising" and "Oversell" anyway? It sure LOOKS good! (Thanks for testing it for us.) ;)

  • Qwertzuiop Qwertzuiop
    Qwertzuiop Qwertzuiop 14 tuntia sitten

    Retro pi is great, but the guys who made this product did a terrible job. Especially for $250

  • Fierce
    Fierce 16 tuntia sitten

    just get a game-boy advanced

  • onyi
    onyi 17 tuntia sitten

    I clicked this hopping there was a cheap was to play the new animal crossing..... found out early the system was for old emulation, and proceeded to watch whole video anyway lmao

  • Few Blox
    Few Blox 17 tuntia sitten +1

    8:48 he's done building

  • Computer Hacks
    Computer Hacks 17 tuntia sitten

    If any one has problems related to Windows please comment back.Maybe I can help.

  • drezzylol
    drezzylol 17 tuntia sitten

    just mod psvita

  • MetaChoir
    MetaChoir 18 tuntia sitten

    I feel like you’d get better mileage just buying a 3DS and R4.

  • Noxious Toxland
    Noxious Toxland 19 tuntia sitten

    69 apples. Nice.

  • Trollseeder
    Trollseeder 19 tuntia sitten

    Mod your Switch people!

  • F r i c k
    F r i c k 19 tuntia sitten

    But does it run doom

  • Mr. Duckhead
    Mr. Duckhead 19 tuntia sitten

    Izzy Nobre has entered the chat.

  • James Mero
    James Mero 19 tuntia sitten

    One nut on each side seems about right Linus..

  • Dawson Calhoun
    Dawson Calhoun 20 tuntia sitten +1

    Imagine one of these with intel nuc compute module instead of a raspberry pi board

  • ventisca
    ventisca 20 tuntia sitten

    Great review. Wonderful idea. It would be nice if we could see this type of device as phone.

  • Rob The Picture Guy
    Rob The Picture Guy 22 tuntia sitten

    Converted to Canadian at $398. Um. Wow. I can happily bodge together a more sturdy handheld device for less, without the bs. I think we are all enough familiar with the pi to understand how much markup bs this product has undergone. Boutique iterations of pi based devices is so much for the wannabe retro sock-headed hipsters, it's just mock-worthy.

  • aloprax
    aloprax 22 tuntia sitten

    I feel like modding a new 2DS XL or new 3DS XL to run emulators would be a better idea, especially considering the new models have 4 shoulder buttons, better specs than the original and 2 analogue sticks

  • Tangent
    Tangent 22 tuntia sitten

    Right... I bought my Switch Lite for $200. Even if I didn't have ANY games for it, just the free stuff and demos from the eShop, still better than this.

    • mnika voli
      mnika voli 21 tunti sitten

      This is basically just like those other gba emulator diys that you would 3D print the case and then buy the components

  • Andrew Sevey
    Andrew Sevey 23 tuntia sitten

    Looks neat, but I think I would prefer my RG350

    • mnika voli
      mnika voli 21 tunti sitten

      Now that you have a bunch of Prusa printers you could print a much better case. Or make a mich better one.

  • Barry Neilson
    Barry Neilson 23 tuntia sitten

    Basically, this thing is a pile of crap that is complicated to assemble and you are not legally permitted to use.

  • Daniel Radcliff
    Daniel Radcliff Päivä sitten

    Hello Linus

  • john
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  • Alex H.
    Alex H. Päivä sitten

    next weeks video.. watercooling and overclocking Handheld!

  • Lucifer Verone
    Lucifer Verone Päivä sitten

    I just got a Linus ad for pulseway before this video. This is next level advertising.

  • Kindanyume .Kindanyume
    Kindanyume .Kindanyume Päivä sitten

    250US??/ fuk I can build better for 1/3 the $ !

  • xxlildevilxx29
    xxlildevilxx29 Päivä sitten

    Get a Anbernic RG350 instead. Cheaper and it is a wayyy better retro handheld.

  • Kayl Snow
    Kayl Snow Päivä sitten

    any android can do a batter job

  • Wilson Bradley
    Wilson Bradley Päivä sitten

    At that price? Naaaa.. I'll wait for something to come out for Pi4 and cheaper.

  • Ghazi Boubaker
    Ghazi Boubaker Päivä sitten

    I feel bad for that battery.

  • Sebastian Wardana
    Sebastian Wardana Päivä sitten

    lies... those batteries are made in china, same with my odroid go, those crafty chinese people and their low prices! CHECK OUT THE ODROID GO ADVANCE DIY KIT!

  • Elijah Merrill
    Elijah Merrill Päivä sitten +1

    Just get a PSP 3000! Throw some CFW on it, and you are ready to go! That would be a great video.

  • Thor Paytas
    Thor Paytas Päivä sitten

    Only Nintendo could convince people to purchase a tablet with a laptop screen and $60 games

  • William Rosado Martínez
    William Rosado Martínez Päivä sitten

    I can just get Wii, softmode it and emulate lots of games LMAO

  • Sonic Alchemy: A maker space

    Now that you have a bunch of Prusa printers you could print a much better case. Or make a mich better one.

  • TM6624
    TM6624 Päivä sitten

    This is basically just like those other gba emulator diys that you would 3D print the case and then buy the components

  • seifer seifer
    seifer seifer Päivä sitten

    Check Odroid go advance from hardkernel. DIY and can do up to psp titles (psx and n64 but the lack of buttons ruins it)

  • niko kutelia
    niko kutelia Päivä sitten

    Thank you for doing this so we don't have to go through that...

  • Hamza Ramadan
    Hamza Ramadan Päivä sitten

    So, $250 device made by some coding brand, when for $50 less, you can get a Nintendo Switch Lite which is WAY better, and is also the original Switch's cousin, a huge success

  • Smoje79
    Smoje79 Päivä sitten

    The Odroid Go Advance is much much better solution and for only $80... lucky that I cancelled the preorder long time ago

  • Phantom AP1
    Phantom AP1 Päivä sitten

    So this company has done nothing but wrap up the products of others (Raspberry, RetroPie, etc) into a shoddily made plastic case but feels that it can charge $250 for it.
    That's impressively bold, if nothing else.

  • Ace emulation
    Ace emulation Päivä sitten

    Remember it's not a legal unless you get caught lol. But seriously if you don't wanna get In trouble strip the ROMs with your own copys of games you own.

  • Ostrich160
    Ostrich160 Päivä sitten

    Seems cool and all, but its pretty stupid that we get a handheld gaming console for the pi before we get a handheld umpc for one. Of course there are project files for it but to my knowledge no prebuilt kit
    The GPD win is the closest you get but thats a lot more expensive and isnt a pi.

  • Trapper
    Trapper Päivä sitten

    yeeee those filthy eletrical engineers, not even close to us godly mechanical engineers xd

  • Kiervz Bernarte
    Kiervz Bernarte Päivä sitten

    Needed to watch a 5 second ad from pulseway featuring linus to watch a linus tech tip video.

  • Sergio Fagundes
    Sergio Fagundes Päivä sitten

    I prefer my minipc with a intel j1800. Looks exactly like a console. Two usb ports on the front, a bluetooth dongle on the back, an full hdmi port, usb 3 port on the back, wifi, lan, speaker port... It´s not portable but a incredible console like experience for retrogaming.

  • n3roxe
    n3roxe Päivä sitten

    just connect your gamepad to a smartphone and download any emulator, its free :P

  • Drew Taylor
    Drew Taylor Päivä sitten

    ::Laughing in PS Vita:: YARRRR!

  • Erwin Decker
    Erwin Decker Päivä sitten

    Get a Vita, stuff like this already available on that and an OLED screen!

  • Alex B.
    Alex B. Päivä sitten

    Like putting back together a ps3 controller.

  • Savant PCs
    Savant PCs Päivä sitten

    Spits out coffee - TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY!?!?!

  • Mitchell Urgero
    Mitchell Urgero Päivä sitten

    The reason you can't plug the sdcard into your laptop is because it's a Linux filesystem - which windows does not natively support. You can work around this with a 3rd party drive or booting Linux off a USB stick

  • Frank Ellis
    Frank Ellis Päivä sitten +1

    Should have compared it to something like the JXD handhelds; the S7800B for example.

  • generic name
    generic name Päivä sitten

    just get a vita at that point

  • Hosam
    Hosam Päivä sitten

    Feels too unfinished, barely a prototype, and not worth anything close to $150 let alone $250

  • Lisa Desin
    Lisa Desin Päivä sitten

    Not worth it at all

  • Giorgos Mizithras
    Giorgos Mizithras Päivä sitten

    Why on earth couldn't they just stick in the new raspberry Pi 4 with onboard wireless networking and bluetooth. I don't even

  • fpshooterful
    fpshooterful Päivä sitten

    JUST BUY a used sony PSP to pretty much play any emulators you want. .... saved you time, money and the hassle.