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Retro gamers could be getting the handheld Spectrum console of their dreams

£100 for 1,000 games? Where do we sign...

Retro gamers could be getting the handheld Spectrum console of their dreams

Did you spend the better part of your youth bathed in the soft glow of 8-bit graphics, clutching a joystick?

Then you're going to want to start saving up your pocket money for this new handheld beauty: the Sinclair ZX Spectrum Vega+.

Built by Luton-based Retro Computers Ltd in sponsored_longform with the original Spectrum creator Sir Clive Sinclair, the Vega+ crams 1,000 original games into its slender build - with thousands more available online to download for free. 

You can either play the extensive library on the in-built LCD screen, or hook it up to your TV to replicate your gaming sessions of years gone by.

Currently seeking funding via Indiegogo, you can pick up the Vega+ for £100 - which is an absolute bargain if your main gaming interests lie in well-made classics and rewarding platform adventures. 

If you need us, we'll be brushing up on our double jump skills.