Unboxed – Blaze Sega Megadrive

Blaze's handheld Sega Megadrive ate up hours of our time last year, thanks to its heady package of Golden Axe, Alex Kidd and Sonic 2. But, frankly, it

The new take on the classic hub comes direct from Firebox and costs a measly £40. For that you get the console, two controllers and 15 on–board games including Columns, Decap Attack and Sonic and Knuckles. Ok, not the hottest line up, but the presence of a cartridge slot means you can revive old titles you shoved in the loft years ago. James Pond 2: Robocod anyone?

As you might expect, the controllers are a tad plasticky, and add an extra three buttons to the original design. Still, that's a minor gripe for a gadget that will help you relive those halcyon days of taking on all comers at Fifa 95.

Stay tuned for our hands–on video, coming next week.