Arcade Nano

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Arcade Nano
DesignerAtGames
ManufacturerHyperkin (North America)
Blaze Europe (Europe)
CPU7.6 MHz Redkid clone of M68k
Graphics13.4 MHz Redkid clone of YM7101
RAM64 kB Main RAM
64 KB Video RAM
Mediabuilt-in media, SD card
ReleaseEU/NA: November 2010
UK: 2011
Added to museumColumns: September 13, 2021
Virtua Fighter: September 14, 2021
Sonic: September 20, 2021

Arcade Nano was a series of small dedicated consoles on a keychain by AtGames.

Specifications

Most Arcade Nano systems run on the Redkid Sega Genesis clone chip.

However, the Sonic Blast Arcade Nano system runs on the Noza Sega Master System clone chip.

All Arcade Nano systems contain a small joystick, four action buttons, and a start button.

Each console outputs standard composite video and monaural audio and each runs off from one AAA battery.

Games included in Arcade Nano

Each system version included games from Sega consoles. Most systems included five officially licensed Sega Genesis games and five additional Sega Genesis games.

Additionally, there were save states for some games that allowed the player to choose a stage from which to start.

Columns

It included five officially licensed Sega Genesis games and five additional Sega Genesis games. The console was orange and the buttons were red.

Title Developer Released Notes
Arrow Flash I.T.L 1990
Columns Sega 1990
Columns III Sega 1993
Cross the Road Shenzhen Niutai 2010
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Compile 1993 Puyo Puyo with graphics and a story based on the 90s Sonic the Hedgehog series.
Fish Tank Live AtGames 2010
Flicky Sega R&D1
Sega CS
1991
Jewel Magic Shenzhen Niutai 2010
Maze Magic AtGames 2010
Plumbing Contest AtGames 2010

Ecco

It included five officially licensed Sega Genesis games and five additional Sega Genesis games. The console was pink and the buttons were cyan. Inside the packaging was a set of six heart-shaped stickers.

Title Developer Released Notes
Color Puzzle AtGames 2010
Columns Sega 1990
Dominant Color AtGames 2010
Ecco the Dolphin Novotrade International 1992
Ecco Jr. Appaloosa Interactive 1995
Flash Match AtGames 2010
Flicky Sega R&D1
Sega CS
1991
Logic Dial AtGames 2010
Panic Lift AtGames 2010
Puyo Puyo Compile
Sega AM1
1993

Sonic

It included five officially licensed Sega Genesis games and five additional Sega Genesis games. The console was light blue and the buttons were red.

Title Developer Released Notes
Air Hockey Devworks Game Technology 2005
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Sega R&D2 1991
Cannon Devworks Game Technology 2005
Checker Devworks Game Technology 2003
Fight or Lose Devworks Game Technology 2005
Naval Power Devworks Game Technology 2005
Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island Traveller's Tales
Sonic Team
1993
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic Team 1991
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Technical Institute
Sonic Team
1992
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball Sega Technical Institute 1993

Sonic 1 & 2

It included ten officially licensed Sega Genesis games. The console was black and the buttons were yellow.

Title Developer Released Notes
Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle Sega R&D2 1991
Arrow Flash I.T.L 1990
Columns II Sega 1993
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine Compile 1993 Puyo Puyo with graphics and a story based on the 90s Sonic the Hedgehog series.
Flicky Sega R&D1
Sega CS
1991
Golden Axe II Sega CS 1991
Sonic & Knuckles Sega Technical Institute 1993
Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic Team 1991
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Sega Technical Institute
Sonic Team
1992
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball Sega Technical Institute 1993

Sonic Blast

It included one officially licensed Game Gear game with five save states so the player could choose the level from which to start. The console was green and the buttons were red.

Title Developer Released Notes
Sonic Blast Aspect 1996

Virtua Fighter

It included five officially licensed Sega Genesis games and five additional Sega Genesis games. The console was white and the buttons were red.

Title Developer Released Notes
Alien Storm Sega R&D1 1991
Bomber Tec Toy 2005
Bottle Taps Race Devworks Game Technology 2005
Golden Axe Sega R&D1 1989
Golden Axe III Sega CS 1993
Hexagons Tec Toy 2010 Port of 2008 Sega Master System game.
Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master Sega 1993
Snake AtGames 2008
Spider DGT 2005
Virtua Fighter 2 Sega AM2 1997