Video game makers understand thousand (possibly millions) of 30-something fans are driven by an urge to recapture the simply days of their youth. Earlier this year, Nintendo rereleased its NES, which couldn’t stay on shelves, while a side-scrolling Mario game, Super Mario Run, debuted on mobile. We yearn for long weekends locked indoors, what can we say?
Now a company called Hyperkin is feeding the consumer appetite for retro video games with the debut of its X91 Controller for Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. The controller, which will be released on February 21st, is clearly inspired by older analog controllers, like the Super Nintendo controller.
The X91 includes a headphone jack and analog triggers, has vibration feedback, and includes a nine-foot cable. It’ll be available in red, white, or black. The red looks particularly brooding, while the black controller triggers fond memories of the Sega Genesis. The X91 will cost $29.99.