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New all-aluminum NES is 'highest quality way' to experience old school gaming

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 13 Mar 2014 22:36 User comments (6)

New all-aluminum NES is 'highest quality way' to experience old school gaming Analogue Interactive has announced their aircraft-grade all-aluminum NES console dubbed the Analogue Nt.
The hardware will be heavy at 3 pounds, and has been "designed around the heart and brain of the original NES." Gamers will be sad to know that emulation is not featured (but could possibly be supported).

Founder Chris Taber added: "The NES has an incredibly rich history to explore. I think it's the most iconic video game system of all time -- a pivotal part of video game history. There are over 2,000 games for the NES, Famicom and Famicom Disk System. I want everyone to be able to explore them all, with no emulation. With videophile and audiophile quality ... We created the Analogue Nt to experience this pivotal part of gaming history with the quality and justice it deserves."

In addition, the console has four-player support and will "output the highest quality analog video signals possible" due to being RGB.

As far as the design goes, Taber adds that the company used 6061 aluminum, the same that Apple uses for its MacBooks.

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6 user comments

113.3.2014 23:35

And the romance goes on...



PS: RGB? does anybody have SCART anymore? Is it an VGA type plug? Or does he mean Component video? Who knows?.... who cares?




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Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


DSE VZ300-
Zilog Z80 CPU, 32KB RAM (16K+16K cartridge), video processor 6847, 2KB video RAM, 16 colours (text mode), 5.25" FDD

214.3.2014 12:13

Originally posted by Jemborg:

RGB? does anybody have SCART anymore? Is it an VGA type plug? Or does he mean Component video? Who knows?.... who cares?


Actually, I care. :) I wondered if it connected by RCA cables when I read it.
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 14 Mar 2014 @ 12:14

314.3.2014 20:36

Originally posted by dbminter:
Originally posted by Jemborg:

RGB? does anybody have SCART anymore? Is it an VGA type plug? Or does he mean Component video? Who knows?.... who cares?


Actually, I care. :) I wondered if it connected by RCA cables when I read it.
That would be Component then... which would be more realistic at this time.

Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


DSE VZ300-
Zilog Z80 CPU, 32KB RAM (16K+16K cartridge), video processor 6847, 2KB video RAM, 16 colours (text mode), 5.25" FDD

415.3.2014 15:52

here a better question. will the asians i know be able to import a few thousands games for less than $1 per game and invite me over to help test them out.


custom built gaming pc from early 2010,ps2 with 15 games all original,ps3 500gbs with 5 games all original,yamaha amp and 5.1channel surround sound speakers,46inch sony lcd smart tv.

516.3.2014 19:07

if it just like the original, then it will plug into the antenna and the TV will need to be set to channel 3 or 4. I had a NES. Wish I kept it now.

617.3.2014 15:35

Originally posted by chantman0:
if it just like the original, then it will plug into the antenna and the TV will need to be set to channel 3 or 4. I had a NES. Wish I kept it now.

I could do this, or use the mono audio and video RCA outputs (red/yellow) that were on the device. (Not sure if all NES systems had this?)

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