Review: Playdate earns its $179 price tag with cute design, memorable games

Cranking in downtown Seattle. [credit: Sam Machkovech ] The cute, portable, and banana yellow $179 Playdate console is now shipping to its first batch of preorder customers, so we’re now free to review the quirkiest gaming system in years. Thanks to chip shortages and general manufacturing chaos, buying Playdate is much less fun than using […]