The PlayJam GameStick may be the smallest console ever built. The Android-based (I told you!) console is a bit larger than a typical thumbdrive, and for $80, you get it and a controller.
Why you should care: The GameStick has what is probably the smallest footprint of any console to date, making it extremely portable.
Why you should run for the hills: The dual-core processor inside probably won't set your hair ablaze from a graphical standpoint. And though it should launch with about 100 games, big-name titles on the system will be few, at least in the beginning. Also, the jury's still out on whether the NES-inspired controller is up to snuff.
Release date: July
July 18, 2013 4:51 PM PDT
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