Thumby is unofficially the world’s smallest Game Boy-like keychain console, built around the Raspberry Pi RP2040 processor. Despite its size, it boasts fully functional electronics, such as a buzzer, battery, power switch, gameplay buttons, micro USB, and a 72×40 OLED monochrome screen.
Valve’s Steam Deck may be the perfect handheld for those who want PC gaming on-the-go, but for everything else, there’s AYN’s Odin. Offered in a Base, Pro and Lite variants, the first two are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SD845 processor, an Adreno 630 GPU, 4GB / 8GB of RAM, and 64GB / 128GB of UFS 2.1 storage.
Always wanted a Windows 10-powered gaming PC in handheld form? If so, then the GPD Win 3 should do the trick. A top-of-the-line model features a 5.5-inch IPS (720p) display with Gorilla Glass, an Intel Core i7-1165G7 processor, a 96 EU Intel Xe GPU, 16GB of LPDDR4-4266 RAM, a 1TB PCIe 3.0 SSD and support for PCIe 4.0 drives for faster read / write speeds. This means that you’ll be able to enjoy most of your favorite PC games on-the-go, even the multiplayer model if Wi-Fi is available.
For those who haven’t heard about Playdate, it’s essentially a portable game console developed by Panic in collaboration with Teenage Engineering, a Sweden-based consumer electronics company. Now, developer Nic Magnier has ported DOOM to this handheld, complete with a manually cranked chaingun. How long did it take to complete such a project? A total of 15-hours spread out over a week using the embedded devices fork of Chocolate Doom,
Photo credit: Love Hulten
Sweden-based artist Love Hulten is known for creating some of the most unique game consoles the world has ever seen, and Game Burger Advance is no exception. At first glance, this appears to be a cheeseburger of some kind, but upon closer inspection, you’ll realize that it’s wooden and opens up to reveal a small display, along with several buttons.