13. May, 2009 18:15 (HKT)

Created by gamers for gamers - GP2X Wiz is available today along with various accessories!

GP2X is going in the next round with a completely reworked new gadget, the GP2X Wiz!

Powered by a 533Mhz 3D flash engine, the GP2X Wiz is the long-awaited update to the beloved Linux based handheld, offering updated multi-media features, a long serving rechargeable battery, a touch screen and a new sleek design.

Play games, read e-books, see videos and play music files. Let the GP2X Wiz be your all-round multimedia parter for all situations.

Besides the existing games that are installed in the console and the commercial releases in development, the GP2X has always been supported by a large homebrew game developing community. By using an open source OS, the handheld gives you an ample amount of room to release your creative power.

Good news to both gamers and programmers! To encourage creativity in the fanbase, the developers, Game Park Holdings is will open a game developing contest, the winners is going to be rewarded with great prizes. Besides this activity, additional downloadable content is in development, and is becoming available soon too.

For information with regards to rules, regulations and news about the downloads, please keep yourself posted by coming to our website frequently.

The new, powered up GP2X is available for:

GP2X Wiz Game SystemKOR N/A sold

Now take a look at what your new console:

Accessories are available for your console. Prevent the screen from getting scratches with the protector film, put it in a leather case for more style and extra protection. Get the accessory set for a stylus, SD card case and a strap.

GP2X Wiz Accessories SetKOR US$ 1.99 24h
GP2X Wiz Genuine Leather CaseKOR N/A sold
GP2X Wiz Screen Protector FilmKOR US$ 0.99 24h

The console is powered up in many areas, for example, it has a faster and more powerful flash engine that runs at 533Mhz and the GPH has gone out of their way to make sure that Flash 8 runs well on the system so that developers can flesh out their game ideas without having to worry about constraints.

With upgraded hardware and software, you'd want to see how the lastest games written for the system performs, however, besides the first 12 games that come within GP2X Wiz, commercial games are still in development and remain unannounced.

For first impressions of the Wiz system, in depth coverage of the ability of the console, please see the Play-Asia Rulez Blog for more information.

For more products related to the GP2X Wiz, please see here.


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