Play Your Old Console Games on Your PC With Retrode 2

Retrode 2 is a clever little USB accessory that lets you play your old SNES and Sega Genesis cartridges on your PC, the way they were meant to be played… with a controller – it has ports for both types.

At $85, it is a little bit pricey, but if you have a large game collection that you don’t want to let go then it is one sweet piece of equipment. Working retro consoles are only going to get more expensive and harder to source – and this kills two birds with one stone.

Your will need to download an emulator for each system, but those are free and easy to find.


  • Cartridge slots for *Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and *Nintendo SNES/SFC games. Access ROM (program/data) and SRAM (savegames)!
  • 2×2 ports for *Sega and *SNES controllers. Combine them for multi-player fun with up to 4 people!
  • Driverless operation on any USB host, under any OS, using any emulator.
  • Easy to use, configure and update.
  • Expandable using plug-in adapters.
  • Dimensions and weight: 162mm x 80mm x 42mm, 220g (6.4? x 3.2? x 1.7?, 0.5lbs)
  • Made in Germany.
  • Includes USB cable and instruction sheet.

Price: $85 [The Awesomer]


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