With so many emulators and clones on the market at the moment, we thought we’d give one a go and coughed up £14.99 on the My Arcade Pixel Classic. What a waste of money it was! In their Amazon listing they describe this as “surprisingly competent technologically”, and whilst it works it definitely falls a long way short of competent.
My Arcade Pixel Classic Features:
- Packed with 300 games, featuring classic, memorable Data East™ titles.
- Features fun, 8-bit accents that classic gamers and new gamers alike will love.
- Volume control and 3.5mm headphone jack to connect your headphones.
- Powered either by 4 AAA batteries or by any Micro-USB cable (not included).
This NES clone is a handheld emulator designed with an 8-bit look to appeal to the retro gaming market. It boasts 300 games, but you probably won’t want to play any of them. Because there’s nothing big-name available. You can choose from classics like Sudoku or a rip of PooYan to pass the time. There are sound and a headphone jack. Also, you can choose to go retro with AAA batteries or hook up to power via a Micro-USB cable.
It’s modelled after the original Game Boy and feels like a market-stall 90s knock-off. The wafer-thin plastic screen is fragile and stuck on randomly, so it’s misaligned with the actual
Maybe this would be a good purchase for a child who needs to be entertained on a road trip. But otherwise, I’d say look for something better elsewhere. Finally, check out our other gaming reviews.