Anyone familiar with the aftermarket retro hardware scene might be aware of Hyperkin's line of Famiclone hardware and accessories that also work with the real deals. They also sell official items, so your quest for an authentic Dreamcast fishing controller is officially over. Well their latest stab at a Super Nintendo on the go is the yet to be released, but playable at the E3 show floor, SupaBoy Portable Pocket SNES Console.

Engadget is the first outlet I've seen to give the prototype hardware a spin, and despite it feeling a bit flimsy, their reporter was more or less satisfied (and willing to concede that the final unit might sport improvements, including build quality). Meanwhile, the official product page has all the finer details: a 3.5-inch screen, 5.5 hours of battery life (though "tested only once without sound"), weighs 11.5 ounces, and measures in at 8.5 x 4 x 1.5 inches.

An "innovative cartridge lock feature" is also touted, along with compatibility with a number of high profile -- and more importantly, Super FX chip enabled-- titles. Though Yoshi's Island is curiously absent. At least it looks far prettier than Hyperkin's previous attempt at such a thing.

Oh, and not to change subjects, but I can't help but point out their oddest offering: an arcade fighting stick that plugs directly into your TV, has 26 built in Genesis games, and which can accept more via the SD card slot. TV games that are built around mini arcade sticks are nothing new (one could say that Namco's efforts years back is what paved the way), but this is the first time I've seen a unit that resembles what hardcore Street Fighters use these days.