The Oregon Trail Is Now Playable In The Palms Of Your Hands

by Jon Bowman on Mar 06, 2018 at 03:00 PM

The Oregon Trail, an educational game played in countless classrooms over the years, is now available as a stand-alone handheld. It's a darling recreation of nostalgia, completely realized in full color and with all of the original sound effects. The handheld itself even looks like an Apple II and the power is toggled by pushing in a miniature floppy disk. The handheld, which is made by Basic Fun, is available only at Target retail locations for $24.99. There's no word yet on when it will be made available through Target's website.

If you'd rather get the whole family together to eventually succumb to dysentery, The Oregon Trail is also available as a card game. We haven't gotten our hands on the handheld yet, but you can check out Polygon's article for more pictures of the device itself.


Our Take
The real burning question now is when can we expect The Oregon Trail to blaze its way onto the Switch.