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If you have fond feelings for the old Sega Genesis controller (surely there are some of you), the retro controller savants at 8Bitdo are here for you.

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The new M30 Bluetooth gamepad (now available to preorder) is a rough facsimile of the original Genesis controller, but with modern touches like screenshot and home buttons and a rechargeable battery, but you can use it with modern games (and <cough> emulators) on the Nintendo Switch, PC, macOS and Android.

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If you still have a genuine Genesis lying around, go ahead and dust it off, because you can also preorder a 2.4GHz wireless version with a Genesis-compatible adapter for $5 less. It won’t be as broadly useful as the Bluetooth version, but who thought someone would release a wireless Genesis controller in 2019? Not me!


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