Hyperkin has made a handheld Sega Genesis that plays original carts


The Mega 95 is a new gaming handheld from Hyperkin that’s designed to play original Sega Genesis and Mega Drive cartridges. It’s 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.

The handheld looks to be a portable version of Hyperkin’s MegaRetroN HD Gaming Console, the existing Genesis-compatible retro console released in 2018 and which now sells for $59.99. Hyperkin’s press release doesn’t go into detail about how the Mega 95 runs its classic Genesis titles, but the MegaRetroN HD reportedly uses a hardware emulation approach with quality that sits somewhere between a software emulator and the premium FPGA-based system used in A…

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