Pocket Player

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Pocket Player
DesignerDreamGEAR
ManufacturerDreamGEAR
CPUNES: 1.79MHz 2A03 clone
Genesis: 7.6 MHz 68000 clone
GraphicsNES: RP2C02 clone
Genesis: 13.4 MHz YM7101 clone
RAMNES: 2 KB main, 2 KB video
Genesis: 64 KB main, 64 KB video
Mediabuilt-in media
ReleasePac-Man WW: October 24, 2018
Dig Dug WW: August 2, 2019
Galaga WW: August 2, 2019
Ms. Pac-Man WW: August 2, 2019
Bubble Bobble WW:October 29, 2019
Don Doko Don WW: January 6, 2020
Bases Loaded WW: March 20, 2020
Contra WW: September 4, 2020
Added to museumBases Loaded: October 2, 2021
Don Doko Don: October 3, 2021
Galaga: October 3, 2021

Pocket Player was a series of small dedicated handheld consoles by DreamGEAR under the My Arcade brand name.

Specifications

Most Pocket Player systems run on a Nintendo Entertainment System clone chip.

However, the Pac-Man Pocket Player system runs on a Radica Sega Genesis clone chip.

In addition, the Contra Pocket Player runs the original arcade versions of the included games.

All Pocket Player systems contain a small joystick. The buttons vary depending on the games present.

Each console outputs video to a small screen and audio through a speaker and each runs off from three AAA batteries.

Games included in Pocket Player

Each system version included licensed games from various companies.

Bases Loaded

It included seven officially licensed Nintendo Entertainment System games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Bases Loaded Jaleco
Tose
1988
Bases Loaded II: Second Season Tose 1990
Bases Loaded 3 Tose 1991
Bases Loaded 4 Tose 1993
Goal! Tose 1989
Hoops Aicom 1989
Racket Attack Tose 1988

Bubble Bobble

It included three officially licensed Nintendo Entertainment System games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Bubble Bobble Taito 1987
Bubble Bobble Part 2 Taito 1993
Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2 Taito 1988

Contra

It included two officially licensed arcade games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Contra Konami 1987
Super Contra Konami 1989

Dig Dug

It included three officially licensed Nintendo Entertainment System games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Dig Dug Namcot 1985
Dig Dug II Namcot 1985
The Tower of Druaga Namcot 1986

Don Doko Don

It included three officially licensed Family Computer games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Chack'n Pop Taito 1985
Don Doko Don Taito 1990
Don Doko Don 2 Natsume 1992

Galaga

It included three officially licensed Family Computer games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Galaga Namcot 1985
Galaxian Namcot 1984
Xevious Namcot 1984

Ms. Pac-Man

It included three officially licensed Nintendo Entertainment System games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Mappy Namcot 1984
Ms. Pac-Man Namcot 1988
Sky Kid Namcot 1987

Pac-Man

It included three officially licensed Sega Genesis games.

Title Developer Released Notes
Pac-Man Namco 2018 Not previously officially released for Genesis.
Pac-Mania Namco 1991
Pac-Panic Namco Hometek 1993