Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hands-on with Hyperkin's NES light gun for LCDs and Raspberry Pi DIY SNES kit via Neowin

My son has recently gotten deeply interested in retro gaming and now I see articles like this everywhere. A great use for a Raspberry Pi, enabling old technology to work with new. -- Douglas

Before CES, Hyperkin announced its latest devices for 2019, with the Hyper Blaster HD and RetroN DIY for SNES being the two stand out products. Although we are still a ways off from the retail release, we got some hands-on time with both units.

The Hyper Blaster HD is probably what most folks are excited about. After all, it solves the huge problem of the original NES Zapper from Nintendo: its incompatibility with modern displays. As you can see from the images, the Hyper Blaster HD comes in bright neon orange with gray accents, similar to Nintendo's original Zapper.

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