MLiG releases Pt2 of their ode to first-party controllers

My Life in Gaming creators Coury Carlson and Marc Duddleson have released a new video that discusses first-party controller designs from the fifth and sixth generation of home consoles (1993-2006). My Life in Gaming is a YouTube channel known for producing high-quality content that explores topics ranging from maximizing the fidelity of your retro gaming experience, to […]

Consolized Nintendo DS teased by Woozle64

Woozle64, a developer responsible for the excellent GBA Consolizer, has teased the development of a similar modification that enables HDMI output from a Nintendo DS. Making good progress on the DS Consolizer. pic.twitter.com/pdU6KSTUnu — Stephen (@Woozle64) April 27, 2020 Consolization is a colloquial term for a mod that converts a portable game system in to something […]

GameCube 101 Digital Port Mods at CastleMania

It looks like CastleMania Games is now taking pre-orders on the citrus3000psi-designed kit that allows you to install a digital output port, in place of the analog port on your model 101 GameCube:  https://bit.ly/dol101digitalkit This kit will require you to remove the analog output “SNES style” jack and mount this copy of the digital-out port […]

Weekly Roundup #199

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-04-29_199.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All […]

RetroPie 4.6 released with Raspberry Pi 4 support

It looks like the RetroPie team has just uploaded an “official beta” image of their Raspberry Pi emulation frontend that supports the Raspberry Pi 4:  https://retropie.org.uk/2020/04/retropie-4-6-released-with-raspberry-pi-4-support/ This is a cool addition to RetroPie, as most software frontends were struggling to support the RPi4 and while you could manually install retropie on it for the past few […]

Swiss Updates (Spring 2020)

The Swiss team has been continuing their work on ‘the Swiss army knife of GameCube tools’, adding another very long list of features and tweaks to this already awesome software.  The first thing people might notice when using this newer version is a skin change, with a slightly changed look.  Personally, I really like it! […]

RetroTINK 2x Pro & SCART Firmware Update v1.3

Mike Chi has just posted another firmware update for the RetroTINK ‘2x Pro’ and ‘2x SCART’ linedoublers:  https://www.retrotink.com/post/retrotink-2x-pro-firmware-update-v1-1 A few tweaks and calibration options were implemented, but the one new feature that really stood out to me was the 480i scanline mode.  This new mode switches from thick scanlines like you’d see in 240p signals to […]

Direct Controller Input Mod

Almost every controller and arcade stick can be direct-wired to the Neo Geo / db15 pinout for use with superguns and arcade boards.  This is nothing new and people have been direct-wiring momentary switches to build their own sticks for years, however I wanted to make a video showcasing how it’s done, what to do […]

Sega 32x Noise Fix Tested

A few months ago, Kevtris proposed that part of the video noise introduced by the 32x’s video layer was caused by it’s switching power supply.  He suggested replacing two capacitors with different values to see if the noise went away. I wanted to put this to the test on a 32x I recently received and […]

Lockdown Giveaway #3: Retro Fighters Controller Bundle

Welcome to week #3 of the Lockdown Giveaway!  This week, CastleMania Games has donated a Retro Fighters controller bundle…including the not-yet released Dreamcast controller! That’s right, this isn’t a prototype, but an actual production sample of the StrikerDC…it’s exactly what you’ll get when it releases, just without the box! CastleMania is also throwing in both […]

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