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Jungle (console)

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Jungle (console)

Manufacturer Panasonic
Type Handheld game console
Retail availability Cancelled (was expected to be released in mid-2011)
Related articles 3DO Interactive Multiplayer
Panasonic M2

The Jungle was a portable game console in development by Panasonic, and announced in October 2010. With a design being roughly similar to a small laptop, it was developed as a portable platform for MMOs and aimed at players who wanted to play online games on the go. The Jungle was also Panasonic's first attempt at creating a handheld console.[1][2] It was expected to be released in mid-2011, effectively putting it into the eighth generation of gaming along with the Nintendo 3DS and the then-unreleased PlayStation Vita.

The system was to be the second dedicated video game console released by Panasonic, after the 3DO from 1993. In 1997, Panasonic was developing a new console called the Panasonic M2, but the company cancelled the project.

On March 1, 2011, Panasonic announced the cancellation of the Jungle, "due to changes in the market".[3]


  • Games 1
  • Features 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4


Three games were announced for the release of the Jungle in October 2010:[4]


These were announced features for the Jungle:


  1. ^ "Panasonic's Jungle portable gaming system emerges, gets shown off on video (update: makes appearance on Rob Dyrdek's MTV show)". Engadget. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  2. ^ "News - Panasonic Reveals Handheld System: Jungle". Gamasutra. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  3. ^ "Panasonic says has dropped game development project". Reuters. 2011-02-25. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  4. ^ "Stellar Dawn comes to the Jungle". 2010-10-25. Retrieved 2011-03-01. 
  5. ^ "Exclusive: First Photo of Jungle, Panasonic's Portable Online Gaming System". Retrieved 2010-10-06. 
  6. ^ Dean Takahashi (October 4, 2010). "Panasonic to debut mobile game handheld called the Jungle". VentureBeat. Retrieved 2010-10-06. 

External links

  • The Jungle - Official Website
  • Panasonic Jungle- Latest Panasonic Jungle News
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