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Linux-based GameGadget wants to become the iPod of classic portable gaming

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Anyone who wants to game on the go has a number of choices. There’s the Nintendo DS and 3DS, the PSP or the upcoming PS Vita, and then the growing competition from App Store and Android Market games running on smartphones or media players. Is there room for yet another platform? GameGadget hopes there is.

GameGadget is a portable gaming device that looks a lot like the Game Boy Micro or GP2X Wiz. Other than that we know very little beyond an interesting take on attracting games to its service.

The creator of GameGadget, Jason Cooper, has decided to setup a service a lot like the App Store, where games are offered for download directly to the device.

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