Remember the days of simplistic computing? Retro Games Ltd. and Solutions 2 GO is looking to bring back a bit of nostalgia by re-launching THEC64 Mini, a 50% replica of the best-selling computer from 1982.
THEC64 Mini comes pre-loaded with 64 classic games and THEC64 Joystick. Kids (and their parents) can play via simple plug and play, or program their own games by adding a keyboard, which also makes it a fully functional home computer with C64 Basic.
It comes with games like California Games, Winter Games, Impossible Mission II, Boulder Dash, Jumpman, Pitstop II, Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, Street Sports Baseball, Summer Games II, Temple of Apshai Trilogy, Uridium and more.
The computer has two USB ports for adding an extra joystick for multiplayer gaming or connecting a keyboard. It offers high definition output at 720p and 60Hz via HDMI, 4:3 ratio, U.S./Europe display mode options, and a CRT filter for a classic look. For the first time, THEC64 Mini allows you to save your progress in games.
THEC64 Mini supports software updates via USB flash drive so you have continued access to improved and enhanced programming.
"THEC64 Mini is a complete revival of one of the most influential computer and gaming systems, and we are eager to see parents reminisce about their childhood as they share the experience with their kids this holiday season," says Paul Andrews, Retro Games' Managing Director. "We brought back a mini version of the classic C64 computer as we think gamers of all ages are going to want this reimagined piece of video game and tech history."
THEC64 Mini is available in Canada through Best Buy, London Drugs, EB Games, and Costco for $100.