Hyperkin Retron 5 – Review

It’s finally here, 14 months after my order. The almost vaporware Retron 5 has arrived meaning I can finally hark back to my youth, kick back and play some retro games. Of which I have built up a small collection in the many months since ordering.

The Retron 5 is a console that despite its name can play, to my count, games from seven different consoles (with the right adapter). This includes:

  • Megadrive / Genesis
  • Master System (You will need a power base)
  • SNES
  • NES
  • Famicom
  • GBA
  • GBC
  • GB

You read that right, the Retron 5 can play imported games as well. I will get into how it does this a bit later in the review but for now pictures.


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