TinyNES

Classic NES games on open source hardware that fits in the palm of your hand

Oct 26, 2022

Console Units Shipping Soon!

This TinyNES update is going to be very short and very sweet! That's right, it's happening! Over 25% of the finished TinyNES consoles have already been shipped to Mouser for final order fulfillment, and all the remaining units are scheduled to be shipped over the course of the next two weeks. Read the full update.


Sep 12, 2022

Full Production Assembly is Underway!

Hi everyone, Just a quick and happy update for you today! In this update we review the testing of the "first article" main board, support docs, new packaging photos, and we announce that the TinyNES source repository is now available. Read the full update.


Jul 18, 2022

PAL Chips, RGB Support, and Shipping Timeline

This is going to be a very quick update! Read the full update.


Jun 16, 2022

Testing, Assembly, and Feature Updates!

Hey everyone! It’s been really busy here between doing assembly, design work, testing, and finding places to store everything as it arrives! There’s a lot to cover in this update, and it’s pretty much good news across the board, so let’s dive in. Read the full update.


May 09, 2022

Production Progress

Hi everyone! Here's an update for you on the status of TinyNES production. There's some good news and some bad (but not terrible) news, so let's get right to it... Read the full update.


Mar 22, 2022

Manufacturing Progress!

Here’s our first post-campaign update. I hope everyone likes bullet points! Read the full update.


Jan 13, 2022

Design Tweaks & Procurement Challenges

Well, the TinyNES is actually going to happen now that we've more than doubled our campaign goal! This is so awesome! Thanks everyone for your support and for finding this little project interesting. We have more surprises in store too! For this update, we're going to talk a little about some of the weird details of trying to make electronics right now, how the global chip shortage has and hasn't impacted this particular project, and what it looks like to tackle some DFM (Design For Manufacturing) details. Maybe this stuff is too wonky for most people? You decide... Read the full update.


Jan 03, 2022

New features and accessories for TinyNES

We've got some exciting new accessories and features for TinyNES to tell you about! Read the full update.


Dec 21, 2021

Questions from backers, answered

We've gotten quite a few good questions from our backers. Here are some answers! Read the full update.


Dec 16, 2021

Crowdfunding Begins!

Introducing the Tiny Nostalgia Evocation Square (or TinyNES for short). TinyNES is an open hardware implementation of the Nintendo Entertainment System and the Famicom. Not merely an emulator or an FPGA-based implementation, TinyNES uses the original, 6502-derived chips and a custom circuit board. It's the real deal, and it's open hardware! TinyNES is compatible with original Nintendo Entertainment System and Famicom cartridges and controllers, so you can play all your favorites games right out of the box! Read the full update.

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