The Register reports on Nintendo’s latest console, the iQue, for the Chinese market:
The device, which is due to launch before the end of the year in Shanghai, with other regions of China to follow later, is effectively a Nintendo 64 contained in a single control pad-sized unit. The system features an chip which integrates the entire functionality of the N64 onto a single die – based on a process.
It will come bundled with an AV cable, a power supply, a 64MB Flash card and one full game.
Nintendo will sell games for USD 5.
Note: The article probably has a typo when it says 7 euros as the price – should probably be 57, as BoingBoing points out.
The Playstation 1 also sells for USD 49 or so. So, why cannot we get a USD 50 thin client?