On the surface it looks like a humble Nintendo Game Boy, but this modular system has the potential to be a really interesting entry in the handheld arena. inside GameShell is pretty unique. The console boasts a modular design comprised of a 2.7-inch RGB screen, programmable gaming keypad, stereo speakers, 1050mAh battery and an ARM-based dev mainboard with WiFi, PMU chips and video output. Dubbed “Clockwork Pi”, this setup allows for impressive customisation. The GameShell comes with an open-sourced GNU/Linux OS which supports popular programming languages such as Preset C, Python, LUA and LISP. GameShell’s Kickstarter campaign is live now, and the console can be purchased for as little as $89.

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