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90s Portable Gaming Revivals

The Retro-Bit Handheld Gensesis for Sega Nerds Everywhere

— October 4, 2009 — Tech
Handheld gaming has come a long way, mostly resulting in high resolution new-fangled gadgets. The handheld Genesis puts the kibosh on that theme, however, and replaces it with economical portable entertainment.

The handheld Genesis comes with 20 classic games (Sonic!) and decent functionality all for a pricetag under $50. You can't say that about PSP.

If you're a megadork, or if you know one, the handheld Genesis could be your new best portable friend.

Implications - But it's probably unfair to judge. Not only does the Retro-Bit Handheld Genesis connect consumers with their childhoods, but it also serves as a special alternative to the expensive new-age handheld gaming devices.
Trend Themes
1. Retro Gaming Revivals - The Retro-Bit Handheld Genesis taps into the growing trend of bringing back classic gaming consoles in a portable format.
2. Affordable Portable Entertainment - The handheld Genesis offers a cost-effective alternative to expensive modern handheld gaming devices.
3. Nostalgia-driven Gaming Market - The market for nostalgia-driven gaming experiences is expanding, creating opportunities for companies to revive and repackage classic games.
Industry Implications
1. Gaming Consoles - The handheld Genesis is disrupting the gaming console industry by offering a portable and affordable alternative to traditional consoles.
2. Entertainment Technology - The handheld Genesis is part of a broader trend in the entertainment technology industry of capitalizing on consumers' desire for nostalgia and retro experiences.
3. Consumer Electronics - The success of the handheld Genesis demonstrates the potential for consumer electronics companies to tap into the demand for affordable and nostalgia-driven gaming devices.
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