Cave’s Dodonpachi Saidaioujou coming to exA-Arcadia

Veteran shoot-em-up developers Cave are hitting back the arcades, after almost 8 years of absence, with the release of DoDonPachi Saidaioujou Exa Label, through the exA-Arcadia platform. Every since their first effort back in 1995, with the original DonPachi, Cave have been synonymous with the bullet-hell sub-genre in general and established quite a household name […]

OpenTendo: Open-Source NES Motherboard

A project was recently launched called OpenTendo that’s an open-source hardware recreation of the original 1985 Front-Loading NES motherboard.  This allows you to remove the CPU, PPU and lockout chip from your original NES and transfer them to this board that’s made from 100% brand new replacement parts.  As the main chips are still from […]

Getting Started With Xbox on Modern TV’s

RetroRGB.com has long been missing an important section for an excellent console:  The Original Xbox! With the release of Chimeric Systems’ excellent plug & play HDMI ADC cable, I thought now was the time to add it!  This video and the new page on the website should present everything you’d need to start using your […]

Ben Heck Dissects Rare Sega Pluto Prototype

Ben Heck recently had a chance to inspect and repair a rare Sega Pluto Prototype.  It appears to have mostly standard Sega Saturn internals, with a few extras such as a modem and a hard drive. There’s still many unanswered questions though:  What was the hard drive used for?  Did it have the extra ram […]

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