RetroN HD: HD Console for NES Cartridges announced

There really is no excuse to not be a retro gamer in 2017, especially with the imminent arrival of Hyperkin’s new RetroN HD – a high definition update of the original RetroN (1), now in stunning 720p output.

Supporting both PAL and NTSC NES cartridges, as well as shipping with a new premium controller called the “Cadet,” the RetroN HD stands to be the best solution for NES gaming in our current gaming generation. The RetroN HD is available for pre-order in the UK and will be available on May 25th from FunStockRetro.co.uk.

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“This is the best time to be an NES enthusiast,” said Hyperkin Product Developer, Chris Gallizzi. “With the advent of the NES Classic Edition, Capcom’s Disney Afternoon Collection, and just a general resurgence in 8-bit gaming, the RetroN HD is both the perfect time machine and gateway console for playing real NES cartridges in your modern living room.”

Key Features

  • HD audio and video (720p) with 16:9/4:3 switch (HD cable only)
  • High compatibility for PAL and NTSC cartridges (via bottom case switch)
  • Premium classic-style “Cadet” controller (10 ft. cable)
  • 3 ft. HD cable
  • 6 ft. Micro USB charge cable with USB AC Adapter
  • Also includes AV ports with AV cable

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You can pre-order the Retron HD from: http://www.funstockretro.co.uk/retron-hd-nes-retro-gaming-console