Forget the SNES Classic or any other retro machine, this 80’s best selling retro machine is getting a new lease of life with the launch of THEC64 Mini early next year.

It is half the size of the original and will connect directly to your television and comes with a classic joystick, that plugs into one of the two USB ports available, allowing you to play the built-in games, where is 64 built in.

The C64 was first released in 1982, with millions of units sold across the world, with it having a special place in the hearts of its former owners. Games included are inconic titles from developers such as Epyx, Gremlin Graphics, Hewson and The Bitmap Brothers; and boasting titles such as California Games, Speedball 2: Brutal Deluxe, Paradroid and Impossible Mission. Most of these were rated over 90% by leading publications of the day, with many winning coveted awards. From sports to shooters, platformers to puzzlers, there’s a plethora of titles to keep the most discerning retro enthusiast happy.

It will be available early next year for the price of £69.99. Be sure to let us know if you will be picking one up next year via the comment section below.