The Pyua is the proper way to enshrine and play classic Nintendo gamesOctober 13, 2018
We’re big fans of Swedish designer Love Hultén, whose many retro creations have blurred the line between gadget and art piece. His latest, the Pyua, is both a tribute to Nintendo and console compatible with classic NES and Famicom cartridges. Hultén says the Pyua functions, ”without input lag or degradation to the original games.”
The Pyua can output up to 1080p via an HDMI cable and comes with two custom wireless NES controllers, built by the nostalgic folks at 8BitDo.
If you’re lucky enough to have a Pyua — Hultén occasionally makes his creations available for commission — you’ll have a display case that doubles as a console for your classic Nintendo games, plus wireless controllers, and the convenience of outputting to 1080p HD. But, where do you keep all those precious cartridges? In a custom wooden carrying case that holds up to 20 games, made by Hultén himself.
It’s not the first time we’ve seen a modern take on retro gaming from Hultén. The OriginX was another one of Hultén’s creations, a custom-made walnut arcade cabinet that was priced at a whopping $3,416.52 and limited to just 50 units.
Here’s a short clip where you can watch Hultén’s Pyua in action; most likely it’s the only way you’ll be able to see it.