Creoqode the London technology and design company has returned to Kickstarter once again to launch their new mini handheld games console in the form of the PYXA. The games console kit allows you to build your own games console and even program and create your own video games. Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about the pocket sized PYXA console and its features.
Launched via Kickstarter over the weekend the PYXA mini handheld console is now available to back with early bird pledges available from £49. If all goes well worldwide shipping is expected to commence during June 2019. “Pyxa comes as an all-inclusive do-it-yourself kit allowing users to build their game console and create their own video games whilst learning about coding.”
“During the assembly, users will get familiar with each component of a game console and explore their functions. Assembly is fairly simple and does not require any tools or special skills. No soldering is needed to make Pyxa work. Resolution of Pyxa is 128 x 160 pixels and it is capable of displaying full 18-bit colour. Pyxa is based on ATmega328P processor, and it accomodates a micro SD card socket for displaying bitmap images and a buzzer to add sound to your video games. “
Equipped with a rechargeable 600 mAh battery the small games console is capable of providing up to 4 hours of non-stop gaming. Easily programmable using the Arduino IDE the games console is a great way to start learning about programming, algorithms and game development. For more details and a complete list of all available pledge options jump over to Kickstarter via the link below.