The gaming industry is exploding with all the more people coming online and accepting the digital transition. To put things in perspective, more people tuned into watch the league of legends finals in 2018 than to watch the NBA and NFL finals combined! But gaming itself is always evolving, always taking on new forms, always looking to create the best user experience possible! Hello gaming on the go. While gaming everywhere is not a new concept it is certainly of the more powerful ones. So, lets skip the formalities and explore the 5 most coveted handheld consoles there have been!
Console 1: Nintendo 2DS
Where better to start than with one of the biggest names in all of gaming, Nintendo. The Nintendo 2DS comes pre-installed with the legendary Super Mario Bros 2. The 2DS gets its name from the flat gaming dimension that it offers. Certainly crafted for the more retro style gamer, it is astounding that the 2DS brings together the gaming capabilities of the regular DS and the 3DS into one compact device.
Console 2: PSP (Playstation Portable)
How can there exist a list of gaming devices and not have PlayStation among its ranks? The PSP, originally launched in December of 2004, the PSP is a gaming paradigm of its own. With classics like God of War, Twisted Metal, Crash Bandicoot & Rayman, PlayStation offers its audience one of the most nostalgic and deep gaming experiences.
Console 3: Nintendo Switch
Another great success for Nintendo. The switch, gets its name from its multi-application nature. The Nintendo Switch can be plugged in and played at home on a TV like any other device and it can serve as a hendheld device. Thats correct, playing at home and have to go rush over to class or work but want to keep playing? Then the switch might deserve another look/
Console 4: GameBoy + Gameboy Color
This handheld device makes it to the list for the sole purpose of recognition. Nothing gets more retro than a Gameboy color. Experience the first mass handheld gaming device 30 years after its first release in 1989. The Gameboy & the Gameboy color were pioneers of gaming on the go, with fantastic oldies such as Pokemon, Zelda, and Mario; the Gameboy has forever guaranteed itself a place in history!
Console 5: GPD XD Plus
This one makes it to the list simply for its ingenuity and uprising successes. This little thing is taking gaming to a whole new level. With built in shopping, music listening, and video watching. This is an operating system built from the gaming, for the gaming industry. With cross functionality between android games the GPD XD, known no limits to gaming. Simple. Sleek. Sexy.
This list is by no means exhaustive and is certainly not in any particular order. Find yourself the device that fits your style of life best and work with that. This is not a matter of being right or wrong in your choice, your choice is but a matter of lifestyle and experience. Game on.