Raspberry Pi Gaming Console
Raspberry Pi is cheap and full of possibilities. There are many fun exciting projects that people have done on the Raspberry Pi, one of them I found really creative is turning the Raspberry Pi into gaming console.
Many classic gaming console have been made by clever raspbery pi users. I have made a list of these interesting projects I found on the internet. Let me know if I am missing any awesome projects in this post.
Arcade Game Cabinet
The Picade is a self-assembly arcade cabinet started won funding on Kickstarter.
The Picade is currently at the prototype stage and needs funding from Kickstarter to improve the manufacturing process and to develop a custom printed circuit board.
PORTABLE GAMING CONSOLE
Ben Heckendorn of The Ben Heck Show take us through how he built a portable gaming console powered by a raspberry pi. In his show, you will be shown how to turn this Linux-running portable computer into a GameBoy looking portable game console. You can check out his videos.
Raspberry Pi Game Boy
This project was done by a Raspberry Pi Forum user, he calls this game console the GamePi.
The parts he used are
- 2S LiPo 1300maH (7.4V) with a 78S05 voltage regulator
- Display: 3,5″ LCD
More detail can be found here.
Tiny Video Game Cabinet
The brilliant gaming arcade has a tiny 128×32 white OLED to display, which looks awesome.
To make his gaming cabinet portable, the author had to use his old cell phone batteries with a self designed charging circuit. When the power supply is connected to 5V, the batteries are charged.
Fore more info you can found out here.