The Adorable Mini Commodore 64 Finally Lands in North America This Fall

TheC64 Mini comes to stores in North America later this year with a whopping 64 games in tow, hot on the heels of the NES Mini and SNES Mini

on July 24, 2018 9:45 AM

The trend of tiny, pint-sized renditions of classic games consoles continues asthe a mini version of the Commodore 64 hits North American stores this fall.

TheC64 Mini is following in the footsteps of Nintendo’s NES Classic and SNES Classic; each of which became an instant smash with video game collectors across the globe. The Latest foray into the mini gaming scene comes with many of the features that we’ve now come to expect from these machines including the ability of toggle CRT filters, save anywhere options and a wealth of built-in games.

The adorable plug-and-play package by Retro Games, which was released in Europe earlier this year, is complete with a USB joystick, a HDMI cable, a USB power cable and a manual.

Although tiny, this machine features a whopping 64 titles; all of which are available to play instantly. These include smash hits like California Games, SpeedBall 1 and 2, Impossible Mission 1 and 2, FireLord, IO, and Creatures.

The world’s best-selling home computer will make its long-awaited return to American homes 36 years after its initial release on October 9, providing a warm rush of nostalgia for older gamers.

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Eoghan Murphy is a staff writer at DualShockers. He is a gaming veteran with over 25 years of button mashing experience under his belt, and a particular interest in eSports. When not playing or collecting games, he can be heard presenting and producing radio shows in Ireland.