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17. Oct, 2008 11:35 (HKT)

Come gather around technology lovers and open source programmers: A brand new portable console - GP2X Wiz, completely upgraded to allow you more room for creativity! (Coming November 2008)



Update (Oct 17th): The GP2X Wiz is now expected to launch in the end of November 2008. First production run quantities are limited and a second shipment is only scheduled by the manufacturer for the end of January 2009. So in order to enjoy your new GP2X Wiz console during the holiday season, ensure to submit your preorder on time!



Over the last years Gamepark Holding’s Linux based handheld console GP2X has established a vibrant community of fans, especially among technology lovers and open source programmers.

The GP2X family has been known as a multi-purpose platform for all kinds of multimedia applications. A comfortable e-book reader, a multi-media player for movies and music, a gaming console for commercial and homebrew games and even a PDA like organizer, the GP2X can be always by your side.

The new GP2X Wiz continues the line of handhelds and takes it in many aspects to a whole new level. Powered by a 533Mhz 3D accelerator plus flash engine, equipped with a touch screen monitor, 1 gigabyte of flash memory and finally introducing a long serving rechargeable lithium battery, the GP2X Wiz is a major upgrade to its predecessor, the GP2X F200.

The GP2X Wiz comes with 12 in-built games (including demos of upcoming releases).

List of built-in games:
Mini Game Project (collection of mini games)Myride (shooting)
BangGp (gun shooting)Bingo 2008
BoomShine2X (puzzle)Snake On Dope (action)
Space Varments (battling aliens with a touchpen)Square Tower Defense (simulation)
Tale Tail (puzzle)Poker2x (card game)
Wind & Water (puzzle, demo only)Kaiten Patisserie (demo only)


GP2X Wiz is coming in late November 2008 and is currently available as a preorder for US$ 179.90, so gamers, get ready to break your limits!

Here are some accessories to protect your newest console with, they are all arriving at the same time with the console:

GP2X Wiz Accessories SetKOR US$ 1.99
GP2X Wiz Genuine Leather CaseKOR N/A
GP2X Wiz Screen Protector FilmKOR US$ 0.99


Gamepark Holding, developers of the console are publishing two games, Asura Cross Wired, a fighting game and Her Knights: All for Princess an action adventure. Both games will be published after release of the console, so we recommend to place a separate order to avoid shipping delays.

Asura Cross WiredKOR N/A
Her Knights: All for PrincessKOR N/A




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