There’s only so many times that you can blow into those old Nintendo 64 cartridges before they just stop working. Reggie Fils-Aime has suggested before that there may well be a wide selection of games available on the Switch’s Virtual Console, but for now N64 fans have been left (un)patiently waiting.
It seems that the video game company Hyperkin may well be working on a solution to that problem — though whether or not we’ll see a chance to get our hands on it is another story.
According to Ramon Davos-Moral, a Senior Account Manager at Hyperlink, they are working on a portable Nintendo 64 console.
I took a picture of an N64 handheld prototype at the R&D department not with the intentions of leaking it.. but they…
Having the screen attached to the controller is an awesome idea: it looks great and perfectly links to the portability. Sadly, this is only a prototype and as the Facebook post indicates, it may not even make it to production. That probably won’t stop all of us N64 fans from building up our hopes, but if you’re looking for a nostalgia-heavy trip back to the days of the Nintendo 64 in the meantime, then Math Manent’s Nintendo 64 Anthology is the perfect book for you!