32blit - Retro inspired handheld console

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The 32blit was a successful Kickstarter from Sheffield-based (UK) Pimoroni.

Despite its looks it isn't, primarily, designed to be used for retro gaming, but to encourage new games developers. Pimoroni have begun working on a suite of tutorials, and have a software development kit which will make the process much simpler to get up and running.

However, because it's intended to be an open development platform, it also means that anything is possible, and there are bound to be some developers who will port over emulators. It's also likely that some flavour of Linux may be installable at some


Development is still in progress, but the following will be available.

Published on 08 May 2020