> proudtobelatino wrote:
>> it's not as expensive as you think, an OG xbox, psp,raspberry pi, Nintendo wii
>> emulate all these mini systems. you can do this legally if you own the games,
> Oh for sure - my comment wasn't about the cost of emulation, it was about the cost
> of buying retro games nowadays if you don't already own them.
> Here are the cheapest (cart/disc only usually) listings I found from the first page
> of ebay sold listings for the games already announced for this thing, rounded to
> the nearest dollar.
> R-type: $35
> New Adventure Island $45
> Ninja Spirit $20
> Ys Book I & II $35
> Dungeon Explorer $13
> Alien Crush $16
> So, $164 for 6 games, if you are patient or lucky enough to get them this cheap.
> And with probably at least a dozen or more games yet unannounced, that value only
> goes up. Especially if they add some of the heavy hitters. For example, Bonk 3 alone
> would pretty much double the value of the games listed (most copies sold in the $280
> and up range, but I did find one sold listing for $155)
lol i just realized that today i was in a hurry when i replied to that post and yeah you have a good point.