The GameShell is a modular device that you can assemble yourself

Posted on Jan 13 2018 - 11:52pm by Tom Kenny

Retro game enthusiasts that would love to build their very own DIY hand-held using modular additives are positive to be interested by a brand new Kickstarter campaign which has been released by means of Clockwork for their new GameShell hand held console which has been created to redefine the retro sport console and offer an open source easy to construct modular gadget that lets in you to each experience games and also constructing digital initiatives. Watch the video below to learn more about the Clockwork GameShell which is available to back with pledges starting from simply $89 and shipping predicted to take region all through April 2018.

In addition to video games GameShell additionally supports programming languages which include preset C, Python, LUA, and LISP. you may be able to regulate games or even create new ones as you wish. The improvement team behind the GameShell provide an explanation for more about its inspiration design and functions.

GameShell handheld console

The GameShell consists of 5 modules plus a case that holds them together:

Mainboard (with a single-board computer called the Clockwork Pi)
Battery (1050 mAh for about 4 hours of play time)
2.7 inch, 320 x 240 pixel 60 Hz color TFT screen
Keypad with buttons and D-pad
Stereo speakers

The Clockwork Pi acts because the brains of the device and features an Allwinner R16 quad-center ARM Cortex-A7 processor with Mali-400MP2 portraits and 512MB of RAM.

The device additionally has a microSD card slot (with assist for up to 32GB of storage), a micro USB port, 802.11b/g/n WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0 as well as development pins.