This portable Nintendo 64 Mini prototype looks like a Christmas miracle
Our Christmas wish of one day being able to play GoldenEye on the train journey home for the holidays just got one step closer to becoming a reality.
Images have surfaced of Hyperkin’s handheld N64 console, proving that Santa really has been reading our North Pole-bound letters all these years after all.
The fully functioning Nintendo 64 prototype came to light after an over-eager Hyperkin employee shared his discovery from the company’s R&D department on Facebook in a bid to convince colleagues that this portable retro gaming wonder is exactly what the world needs right now.
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The system adds a built-in screen to the familiar N64 controller, allowing the freedom to play Super Mario 64 et al. on the move – something we’ve been craving since the beloved machine’s 1997 release.
There’s a cartridge slot on the back if you, like us, have kept all your old games in the hope that a joyous day like this would finally come.
Hyperkin has since confirmed that it’s real, but as it’s just a prototype there’s a chance it may never enter production.
Quite frankly, anything else we get for Christmas is going to be a disappointment after seeing this.
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