Where did these AWESOME Retro Consoles come from???

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Every gaming handheld I’ve ever owned has come from some big Japanese company - But these didn’t. What are they, and can they possibly be any good?

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0:00 Intro
0:38 What ARE these?
1:55 Anbernic RG351M
6:22 Retroid Pocket 2
10:53 ODROID-Go Super
14:47 Some history
16:18 Piracy
17:13 Conclusion


  1. Dwayne Hicks

    Dwayne Hicks18 jam yang lalu

    The kid from Mask survived?

  2. dGladiator

    dGladiator21 jam yang lalu

    You're the first one of all the you tubers who covered these to mention input lag, which is a big deal with older games. You've saved me some money and I'm grateful

  3. C L C

    C L CHari Yang lalu

    It's not piracy, it's preservation. Although many titles are still active properties, MANY more are not and are considered abondonware and thusly, public domain. *Profiting* from ROMs is a different matter entirely. Also, I'd heartily debate retro titles are robbing any sales... Reboot/evolve them properly and they will sell.

  4. AbteilungsleiterIn bei Antifa E.V. GmbH & Co. KG

    AbteilungsleiterIn bei Antifa E.V. GmbH & Co. KG2 hari yang lalu

    They all seem to kind of suck

  5. warum nicht

    warum nicht2 hari yang lalu

    Petition for Anthony to make its own series where he reviews retro tech.

  6. mustard roshi

    mustard roshi2 hari yang lalu

    U can tell the last one is the Korean one bc of how good build it looks compared to the other 2 lmfao

  7. Yodelling Yoda

    Yodelling Yoda2 hari yang lalu

    Anthony shouldn’t take over Linus tech tips

  8. DeadHawk

    DeadHawk2 hari yang lalu

    I nailed the countries they were from the moment he didn't say where.

  9. sulochana kharat

    sulochana kharat2 hari yang lalu

    Sir please make video on how make raid 6 nvme sdd nas

  10. cZdrik

    cZdrik2 hari yang lalu

    i love to use the new 3ds as retro game machine, if you got cfw you have a very big libary of great games to play

  11. Lukas L

    Lukas L3 hari yang lalu

  12. user540000

    user5400003 hari yang lalu

    I didnt know Gabe Newell made that quote but he is 100% right here. If I can just download a game off steam when its on sale and its the legit version and don have to deal with cracks breaking after updates, stability problems ect plus they have the refund option now then its much easier to just use the legit service.

  13. John Doe

    John Doe3 hari yang lalu

    When I think about all the money being left on the table by both Sony and especially Nintendo it makes me sick but it mostly makes me angry. Don't blame people because you drip feed releases or don't release things at all and then wonder why people have to go shall we say elsewhere to get what they want.

  14. riothero313

    riothero3133 hari yang lalu

    I'm not a huge fan of mass scale piracy but; lets face it, you can't even buy 99 percent of those games. Even if you could buy the games it is not going to make the manufacture a dime because they are all being sold 2nd or even 3rd hand. I might fall in love with a game on the emulator and buy the modern version, or even some licensed merch and now the company has made some money they never would have.

  15. Neil D butner

    Neil D butner3 hari yang lalu

    the reason the Retroid Pocket 2's right thumbstick is lowered is to make reaching the buttons easier.

  16. Freebirth boccara

    Freebirth boccara4 hari yang lalu

    China... they came from China. Infact most are from the same city in an industrial area of China on the east coast.

  17. Gajbotron

    Gajbotron4 hari yang lalu

    Plastic version od Anbernic HAVE WiFi (dongle included in the box!) and that handheld also expands greatly it`s potential via custom ELEC351 OS that you can easily install (more platforms support and better performances for Nintendo DS titles etc). All that for 100 bucks - not bad deal, huh?

  18. Wicked Gamer & Collector

    Wicked Gamer & Collector4 hari yang lalu

    Yeah, there is so much evolving new Handhelds from China 😅, Great video 👌

  19. WaterspoutsOfTheDeep

    WaterspoutsOfTheDeep3 hari yang lalu

    I wish the PS Vita wouldn't have bombed and been the next psp. Handheld gaming was starting to get good then it just dropped off a cliff.

  20. naapsu Vaimne

    naapsu Vaimne4 hari yang lalu


  21. EgaoKage

    EgaoKage4 hari yang lalu

    That iFixit kit is pretty handy. Wiha's mini-bits fit the driver too. So, if you already own a few of their mini-bits, they're interchangeable. Though, the iFixit driver is the ONLY one I own that's slim enough to fit in the holes on the backs of pretty much every fight-stick controller I own. So, to me, it's invaluable! I guess I could just get individual slim screwdrivers in the patterns I commonly need... But, why bother, when my kit already has me covered, you know?

  22. GlobalDataConspirator

    GlobalDataConspirator4 hari yang lalu

    ODROID-GO Super is the South Korean one - most of that money will stay on the Korean Peninsula. The other two are Chinese and will fund Chinese interests.

  23. FVAQ

    FVAQ5 hari yang lalu

    SAW bit was not appreciated. Please stop edits like that.

  24. andrew malhotra

    andrew malhotra5 hari yang lalu

    Anthony your Segway is 100% better than Linus’s

  25. andrew malhotra

    andrew malhotra5 hari yang lalu

    Personally I dont care about privacy in these kind of devices!! ONLY because the game companies have made it clear they refuse to support these types of devices in any way, even though there is a HUGE demand. Yeah there are the mini devices, but they still do not come close filling the demand of this market. Mostly because you CANT add more games to them. So oh well, privacy it is then.

  26. a tee

    a tee5 hari yang lalu

    Remember kids there are quite a few countries where downloading roms is legal or even coping and avoiding drm is.

  27. Vesstig

    Vesstig5 hari yang lalu

    Piracy keeps old games alive, It may not be a popular opinion but the fact it those companies that were driven to bankruptcy still made games that were bought out by larger entities sometimes and in those cases they are shelved. Instead of spending thousands for OG copies that I doubt many of our friends would play we can still enjoy the past while saving it for the future, still a touchy subject but I feel better knowing the games of my childhood lasted into the future instead of becoming money pits to desperate collectors.

  28. Snailed lt

    Snailed lt5 hari yang lalu

    POV: you're here after watching a ton of steam deck videos

  29. Travis Hawkins

    Travis Hawkins5 hari yang lalu

    And to what famous Gabe Newell quote are we referring? "I always really wanted to be a giant space crab"?

  30. Erik Flinsch

    Erik Flinsch5 hari yang lalu

    The og intro threw me for a second I though I accidently tapped on a recommended video

  31. shifted n' rifted

    shifted n' rifted5 hari yang lalu

    calling it at 1:18 they came from china

  32. Oh yeah

    Oh yeah5 hari yang lalu

    1:46 I pooped my pants 😱

  33. Amila Prabath

    Amila Prabath6 hari yang lalu

    Here I come! LOL its me the retro intro

  34. BaconNDCheese

    BaconNDCheese6 hari yang lalu

    for some reason Anthony is easier to listen to than Linus when it comes to SUPER in depth reviews

  35. John Knight

    John Knight6 hari yang lalu

    What are they doing to each other in the next room?

  36. Allan Ø.N.

    Allan Ø.N.6 hari yang lalu

    Anthony.. such a joy watching his videos.. !

  37. Adam

    Adam6 hari yang lalu

    Anthony Tech Tips

  38. Travis baptiste

    Travis baptiste6 hari yang lalu

    yay anto

  39. Syrsly

    Syrsly6 hari yang lalu

    While these systems are very inexpensive, if you have a good smartphone (and a lot of people do), you can probably get better gaming performance out of that... you just need to get a good controller for it. Steam Deck is also a thing now, and while it's more costly, its performance and overall feel are probably better. I also think there's an option to turn a Nintendo Switch into an emulator machine if you have a spare. Tons of options these days. Anyone heard of a good OG Xbox emulator machine? Been waiting on that for quite a while.

  40. cerevor

    cerevor6 hari yang lalu

    You know what would be funny, if you could get that guy from the thu....

  41. Sam Rickards

    Sam Rickards7 hari yang lalu

    Is there a playlist with just Anthony's stuff in? I can't see one

  42. Fil Naum

    Fil Naum7 hari yang lalu

    If you're considering the Odroid, which you should at least consider, forget this version and get the Powkiddy RGB10 Max instead. It's the same thing reimagined, with far better build quality and wireless included. IMO RG351P/M/V and RGB10Max are the best devices to consider on the market right now. Remember that for both, you should load a different system than it comes with - probably ArkOS for the 351 and RetroOZ for the Odroid clone. It's easy to do, youtube is full of guides - I'd recommend the fantastic Retro Game Corps channel. If you're wondering about the quality, these are really good products, on par with PSP and Switch build quality and perhaps even better.

  43. gameflux

    gameflux7 hari yang lalu

    Cool !

  44. Baggy Trousers

    Baggy Trousers7 hari yang lalu

    OMG, the manta has pentalobes! F***ing hate those things but super useful to have.

  45. Kris Long

    Kris Long7 hari yang lalu

    I have and love an RG350M. There are some differences in different models, probably looking into an RG351V instead of P or M, both for the different form actor and because I prefer the 640x480 resolution and larger screen size. Slightly more mAh but I think the larger screen may eat most of that extra juice up.

  46. LamantinFou

    LamantinFou7 hari yang lalu

    The steam deck will probably be the next retro handheld console

  47. GamerSX PSN

    GamerSX PSN7 hari yang lalu

    Quote of the video "They don't look like they do much... But eh..." *thud* "...they do much."

  48. Elias Augusto

    Elias Augusto7 hari yang lalu

    Awesome overview!!!

  49. Rissu

    Rissu7 hari yang lalu

    Him: ones from South Korea the other two are from China Me: okay off the bat the purple one is cleary from China I’m also gonna guess the blue one is from South Korea based on its premium quality because everybody knows China couldn’t make something that good


    LEWTSPEC7 hari yang lalu

    can we PLEASE have a device for MEN with BIG HANDS?! JESUS

  51. ninjazhu

    ninjazhu8 hari yang lalu

    i can't play psp because the on/off button is where that volume rocker is

  52. Semeyaza

    Semeyaza8 hari yang lalu

    Got myself a nice RG351v anc I'm in retro Nirvana. :)

  53. ƉɆ⩔ƗⱠ

    ƉɆ⩔ƗⱠ8 hari yang lalu

    i don't know what that intro was but it reminded me of the stone age

  54. Tamei43

    Tamei438 hari yang lalu

    Probably from a factory

  55. Bhuvan Kumar Gunessee

    Bhuvan Kumar Gunessee8 hari yang lalu

    7:15 "it kinda turns more than you would expect"...from the video to me it looks like what my Nintendo Switch Lite does

  56. TampseyLp

    TampseyLp8 hari yang lalu

    I am waiting for the moment where there is no inputlags on these

  57. Amfibios

    Amfibios8 hari yang lalu

    imagine if Nintendo offered a "Virtual Console" platform like netflix, independent from specific hardware so that every nintendo console can access it. they'd just keep adding games and create a great library with old games that many people want. who would bother with emulation at that point? there's already websites where you can play emulated games through your browser from anywhere. It's their IPs and they can technically do whatever they want with them, even bury them underground and let noone play those games. But gamers can do whatever they want too and they're technically hurting noone by playing a game that would be lost in time and there's no way to ever buy it again.

  58. Red Snake

    Red Snake8 hari yang lalu

    dislike for the saw scary face.

  59. xg223

    xg2238 hari yang lalu

    Compromised? These wannabe handhelds are compromised. No direct game support by any developers. Fucking around with files and settings. Horrible scaling. Input lag? WTF? Shitty hardware feel that can never come close to real gaming companies who expend massive R&D on getting it right. A handheld that doesn't do anything a handheld should do. That is compromise. These systems are shit. It's no wonder nobody knows they exist. Only a moron would buy or recommend one.

  60. Blaž Bohinc

    Blaž Bohinc8 hari yang lalu

    They all have one thing in common - they come with the same shit mediatek chip

  61. james adamson

    james adamson9 hari yang lalu

    Am I the only one that imagines linus hanging from a gantry on the roof watching the sponsor spots and every time it's not smooth he just starts twitching.

  62. Telerian3

    Telerian39 hari yang lalu

    Thank you Anthony for being awesome. Though I'm having a ball with my tablet PC and an 8-Bit do for my mostly portable gaming solution. Hoping one of these days we'll have a portable method to play PS3, Wii, and others in a portable format without becoming Software Engineers to do it. :)

  63. nightmae

    nightmae9 hari yang lalu

    Saw Anthony gave me a heart attack

  64. Antonio Barba

    Antonio Barba9 hari yang lalu

    the plastic Anbernic still has FAR better build quality than the other two, it's easily on the same quality level as a Nintendo 3DS or PS Vita

  65. Luke

    Luke9 hari yang lalu

    I could listen to Anthony talk about any tech all day I swear to god 😂

  66. Super Cartoonist

    Super Cartoonist9 hari yang lalu

    1:45 Saw this in the thumbnail.

  67. Ghozer

    Ghozer9 hari yang lalu

    I use to have a GP32, Front-Light modded... but it died, studdenly stopped working, and young me decided to try and fix it, and it was never put back together... I wish I had kept it, or not even tried to fix it, I could probably repair it now.... :(

  68. Alex Dalgård

    Alex Dalgård9 hari yang lalu

    The analog sticks on that last one must be 3d printed 😅

  69. Karthig1987

    Karthig19879 hari yang lalu

    Awesome job as usual anthony.

  70. Dan Phillips

    Dan Phillips10 hari yang lalu

    I think handhelds need to go back to the sorts of weight and ergonomics of the PSP and GBA, anything above 300 g really isn't that comfortable for long gaming and the Switch is terrible ergonomically.

  71. pancon5

    pancon510 hari yang lalu

    The 351M is a great little machine with a great d-pad. If it only had a 4:3 display...

  72. Lex Hunter

    Lex Hunter10 hari yang lalu


  73. VistaVerse

    VistaVerse10 hari yang lalu

    I also do not condone piracy but to be honest, there's no good way to buy these super old games an run them. And even if you can the developers of that time who worked on those games are usually no longer developing for Nintendo or those studios don't even exist anymore. So I think sometimes I can let it slide a lil. (bought myself a Anbernic) 🤣🤠🙈

  74. Nexus71c

    Nexus71c10 hari yang lalu

    Glad to see some Retro Handheld love on this channel. As someone who's recently joined the scene by purchasing an Anbernic RG351V (which is the newest of their lineup rn. modeled to look pretty similar to a GB/GBC and has a 4:3 screen), it's nice to see a big channel talk about them and know what they're talking about. It's ESPECIALLY great that you're using 351Elec and not the terrible stock firmware it comes with (which is a very outdated and not supported EmuElec OS.) For those getting into Anbernic devices, I'd recommend you buy separate SD cards (A 16GB for your OS, and 64GB+ for your games. I personally have a 128GB SanDisk Ultra) and be sure they're reputable brands (and not counterfeit). The ones Anbernic gives you are very prone to failure and data corruption, so it's best to get your own. As for the large library of games it comes with... Get rid of those too. You may find some that are good, but its mostly broken roms, badly translated or not at all, etc. Just get your own, seeing as its what you do these days. As for the OS, there are three that are very well developed as of right now (and more on the way!). You have 351Elec, which is a more convenient OS that's basically setup for you with most emulator settings ready to go. Those who aren't really into tinkering with settings and just want to enjoy a good game with no hassle, should pick this one! (If you do need to change anything, it can be done in EmulationStation, as changes in RetroArch may not save.) This uses a type of arch linux architecture. Next OS is ArkOS (which is on practically every rk3326 chip device running Linux) that uses Ubuntu 20. This OS is known to be best for those who prefer going into RetroArch and tinkering with the settings yourself, SSHing into the device, etc. It's a very good OS that I myself use. Lastly is The Retro Arena (TheRA) which is basically the same as ArkOS (as this is what ArkOS was forked from), but is very well known for niche systems and handhelds you may not even recognize. If that's your thing, this is the one to go for! Otherwise, it behaves very similarly to ArkOS, seeing as the devs usually go back and forth with updates. It is a little slower on updates, as the main dev believes its pretty good as of now. ArkOS and 351Elec are the most favorable ones, mainly as they update the most. Not as frequent, but still fairly decently if you want more and more changes as it goes. Another thing to note, is that using Box86, people are able to port linux games to this device, which will likely run at 100% if done right! Meaning you can play games such as Undertale, Diablo, Shovel Knight, Super Mario 64 at 60fps, and a lot more! Well worth getting, I very much assure you! Now, whether to get an Anbernic device over say an OGS is entirely up to you, as that system is sometimes preffered over Anbernic's (hell, you can put an OGS battery into an RG351V and an OGA battery into an RG351P/M which I highly recommend as the battery they come with is pretty messy. It can either arrive faulty, not calculate battery percentage correctly, etc. Overall, its just much lesser in quality compared to the odroid go batteries.) Anyway, so awesome to see this system on LTT!


    AJPRIME TECH10 hari yang lalu

    Anthony: All plastic, except for tempered glass. Retroid: I have a headphone jack, unlike most smartphones after the iPhone 7.

  76. Spencer Martel

    Spencer Martel10 hari yang lalu

    you guys should check out what the super smash brothers melee scene has done with netplay on it's game, fizzi @fizzi36 on twitter built netplay for melee and the input lag is minimal


    EVOLICIOUS10 hari yang lalu

    SteamDeck: "Fine, I'll do it myself"

  78. BigDaddyXD

    BigDaddyXD4 hari yang lalu

    And Emulator-Developers all over the world are like °O°

  79. Dominik Chmielewski

    Dominik Chmielewski10 hari yang lalu

    Really cool video! I like Anthony's no nonsense and easygoing yet fun approach. Gotta love those retro emulators mm mm mmmm

  80. Sader Fawall

    Sader Fawall10 hari yang lalu

    You could have tried creating your own console ,I think it could cost less and more customizable , i think the only challenge could be having some sort of 3d printer for the cover


    EVOLICIOUS10 hari yang lalu

    lol, what a dumb comment

  82. Julz Kam

    Julz Kam11 hari yang lalu

    I don't know where come from, but I acn say that after using a lot stream services like xCloud, steam link or geforce now, I have wet dreams with retro consoles based on android... I know, I can do the same with just a tablet, but having controller+screen all together in one piece can be a real deal for longer play sessions.

  83. landy concepcion

    landy concepcion11 hari yang lalu

    I can't believe you haven't said a word about the steam Deck!


    EVOLICIOUS10 hari yang lalu

    it wasn't announced when they made this video

  85. Landin Soroko

    Landin Soroko11 hari yang lalu

    I can imagine one day we'll all carry one of these doodads in our pockets, able go play any game, even with the ability to contact our non local friends. Glass from edge to edge. Oh wait

  86. Rundik

    Rundik11 hari yang lalu

    Who would play games with input lag. That's like totally killing the fun


    EVOLICIOUS10 hari yang lalu

    cloud gaming: : |

  88. Syed Rezwan

    Syed Rezwan11 hari yang lalu

    I have all the official handheld consoles, from gameboy color to psvita, with 3ds and psp in the middle. But after all these years, Installing Android 10 on my Nintendo Switch last month, has made me appreciate the system more than anything. Despite android 10’s countless possibilities of game streaming, mobile games etc. It feels as if the PSX era was meant to be emulated on the switch. Not to forget the switch’s docking capability takes the whole experience to a different level.

  89. Stinkys

    Stinkys11 hari yang lalu

    Tony gets all the fun ones imo

  90. Dhruv Sharma

    Dhruv Sharma11 hari yang lalu

    When Anthony says terrible experience it means a really really horribly terrible experience.

  91. Kiro

    Kiro11 hari yang lalu

    We love anthony

  92. Jimmy Tod

    Jimmy Tod11 hari yang lalu

    Can't wait to see them do a video on how well stream's handheld does at emulation.

  93. the Blasphemous pickle

    the Blasphemous pickle11 hari yang lalu

    can it play psx2?

  94. Svpracer98

    Svpracer9811 hari yang lalu

    China has been ripping handheld consoles off for decades now.

  95. Nico

    Nico11 hari yang lalu

    I see Anthony, I push like.

  96. TheAmazingPaulrus

    TheAmazingPaulrus11 hari yang lalu

    GPD XD Plus still wins this contest.

  97. john cramer

    john cramer11 hari yang lalu

    for any user with a smartphone, why buy these devices over just getting a decent controller for your smartphone?

  98. Your Gaming Girrafe

    Your Gaming Girrafe11 hari yang lalu

    “I’m ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᶦⁿᵍ ᵗᵒ ᵉᵛᵉʳʸᵒⁿᵉ ʷʰᵒ ˢᵘᵇˢᶜʳᶦᵇᵉˢ ᵗᵒ ᵐᵉ ᵃⁿᵈ ˡᶦᵏᵉˢ ᵗʰᶦˢ ᶜᵒᵐᵐᵉⁿᵗ'``

  99. SWISS1337

    SWISS133711 hari yang lalu

    Where did they come from, where did they go? Sue'd to oblivion, for copyright yo. I also like the idea of something like this, but just get a decent phone controller (I got the Razer Kishi controller) and they are great.


    MIKE BRONSON11 hari yang lalu

    Man Anthony is such an enjoyable guy!

  101. Nice Marmot

    Nice Marmot11 hari yang lalu

    2:46 Nice

  102. First Light

    First Light12 hari yang lalu

    I love how you mentioned the sponsor and shared completely at the end, while integrating it into the retro consoles presentation at the end! I actually watched the complete sponsor ad as a result (I usually fast forward and skip the commercial with other IDport channels)! Thanks for your transparency! I enjoyed everything!

  103. Maria Allen

    Maria Allen12 hari yang lalu

    DATME: ok.me/ehOj -p-o-r-n--s-e-x----۞ CHOOSE YOUR DREAM GIRL !💖🖤❤️#今後は気をライブ配信の再編ありがとうです!#この日のライブ配信は、#かならりやばかったですね!#1万人を超える人が見ていたも ん(#笑)#やっぱり人参最高!#まさかのカメラ切り忘れでやら1かしたのもドキドキでした #今後は気をライブ配信の再編ありがとうです! #この日のライブ配信は、 #かならりやばかったですね! #1万人を超える人が見ていたもん( #笑) #やっぱり人参最高! #まさかのカメラ切り忘れでやら1かしたのもドキドキでした #垃圾