Evercade’s EXP Gaming Handheld Will Include 18 Capcom Games

When the Evercade EXP gaming handheld launches in November, it will ship with 18 classic Capcom games preloaded, including 14 arcade games and four home console versions.

Evercade machines use physical cartridges that provide access to over 380 games from a range of classic systems and arcade cabinets. The EXP will support these cartridges, but the 18 Capcom games are already installed on the system(Opens in a new window) from the first boot. However, there will be a physical manual for the games accompanying the console.

The list of Capcom games to look forward to on handheld includes:

  • 1942 (arcade version)

  • 1943 (arcade version)

  • 1944: The Loop Master (arcade version)

  • Bionic Commando (Arcade Version)

  • Captain Commando (Arcade Version)

  • Commando (arcade version)

  • Final Battle (Arcade Version)

  • Forgotten Worlds (Arcade Version)

  • Ghouls ‘n Ghosts (Arcade Version)

  • Legendary Wings (Arcade Version)

  • MERCS (arcade version)

  • Street Fighter II’: Hyper Fighting (Arcade Version)

  • Strider (arcade version)

  • Vulgus (Arcade Version)

  • Mega Man (8-bit)

  • Mega Man 2 (8-bit)

  • Mega Man X (16-bit)

  • Breath of Fire (16-bit)

However, that’s not the end of the good news when it comes to included games. Evercade also decided to bundle the IREM Arcade 1 cartridge(Opens in a new window)which includes six arcade games including 10-Yard Fight, Battle Chopper, In the Hunt, Lightning Swords, Moon Patrol and R-Type.

The Steam Deck and Switch have done a lot to revive handheld gaming lately, and the Evercade EXP could certainly capitalize on that popularity while also focusing on a different area of ​​gaming. Evercade currently offers over 30 multi-game cartridge collections(Opens in a new window)each focusing on a different classic system, publisher or arcade game.

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The EXP hardware is scheduled to launch on November 24th(Opens in a new window) for $149.99 with pre-orders beginning September 6th. Games are played on a 4.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of 800 x 480, powered by a 1.5GHz processor and 4GB of memory. The 3,000 mAh battery offers up to 5 hours of gaming, and a mini HDMI port allows you to play the games in 720p on a TV too.

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