Playdate. A New Handheld Gaming System
It's yellow. It fits in your pocket. It's got a beautiful black and white screen. It's not super cheap, but not super expensive. It includes brand new games from some amazing creators. Plus it has a crank. OK, yeah, let's back up a little bit.
Playdate's tiny hand-held with a crank is big on charm
It's a hilariously silly yet strangely compelling proposition. So much so that within 24 hours of its announcement May 22nd, more than 70,000 people signed up to be on the waitlist for Playdate (today, there are over 110,000). In the weeks and months since then, more than 8,000 developers have also registered their interest in making content for the device.