Commodore 64 Mini Heading To North America This Fall (VIDEO)

From designer and creator, Retro Games, Ltd., the Commodore 64 Mini is an updated and reinvented version of the classic home computer manufactured and developed in the 80s makes a comeback to modern day. This time, however, it serves a purpose specifically designated for gamers craving that retro craze. Soon, this itty bitty gaming platform will launch across North America this October.

As the name implies, the C64 Mini packs a whopping sixty-four retro titles such as Boulder Dash, Jumpman, the Temple of Apshai trilogy, Gremlin Graphics, and many others. Spend those early sunsets in this October with a throwback to the 80s. Check out the promotional video below:

In addition to the appealing features below, players can load other programs and games to this compact home computer. With “legally obtained C64 programs,” tinkerers can follow a few simple steps to prepare the system and load the programs. The package comes with the system itself, jostick, HDMI cable, manual, and a USB power lead.

The Commodore 64 Mini Features

  • Pre-loaded with all the Retro Faves: THEC64® Mini comes with 64 classic titles already installed, including: California Games, Winter Games, Impossible Mission II, Boulder Dash, Jumpman, Pitstop II, Speedball II: Brutal Deluxe, Street Sports Baseball, Summer Games II, Temple of Apshai Trilogy, Uridium and more.
  • USB Ports: The unit comes equipped with two USB ports – perfect for adding an extra joystick for multiplayer games or plugging in a keyboard to create your own programming masterpieces.
  • Customized Visuals: The unit features high definition output at 720p and 60Hz via HDMI, 4:3 ratio, US/Europe display mode options, and a CRT filter for that classic look.
    Back to the Basics: Plug in a USB keyboard and use as a fully functional home computer with C64 BASIC.
  • Don’t Forget to Save: For the first time, THEC64® Mini allows you to easily save your progress in games.
  • Always Optimized: THEC64® Mini supports software updates via USB flash drive so players have continued access to improved and enhanced programming.

This bad boy will likely sell out as soon as it launches, so stay frosty! The Commodore 64 Mini will launch in North America (US & Canada) on October 9th, 2018. Pre-orders for the U.S. and Canada will be available soon for $99.99. Residents in Europe can already get their hands on them with respective online and physical retailers.

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