Digital Foundry runs Evercade through its paces

John Linneman from Digital Foundry, an arm of Eurogamer that focuses on exploring the technical and aesthetic aspects of both contemporary and retro games, has published a surprisingly positive review of the Evercade. The Evercade is an ARM-based handheld emulation console with a twist: instead of being sold as a self contained unit packed with […]

PC Engine transparent case by Retro Game Restore

Mostly known for selling Raspberry Pi peripherals and hats, Taiwanese designer Retro Game Restore is now accepting pre-orders for clear case/shell replacements that specifically fit the original all-white PC Engine (without modification) console and the second generation controller (with added turbo switches). The cases will be made of polycarbonate plastic, a polymer that is mainly […]

MSX Computers Explained

Displaced Gamers has just uploaded a new video the highlights the different versions of the MSX computers and their internal components.  The videos goes into detail about how the MSX handles scrolling and clarifies some myths about the platform’s overall performance. While I’m not a programmer, I always appreciate the methods developers used to squeeze […]

Weekly Roundup #198

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download: 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:  /   T-Shirts: All […]

Neo Pocket Game Drive available at Stone Age Gamer

RetroHQ’s “Game Drive” ROM cart is now available for purchase from Stone Age Gamer for $95: You’ll have a choice of three different labels, each in a different Neo Geo style:  AES, MVS and NGP.  In my opinion, this is a really cool way to personalize the cartridge and choose your favorite color scheme. […]

Raspberry Pi Analog Output Overview

I just finished overhauling the entire Raspberry Pi section of the website and put together a short video that sums up the basics of what most people would need to know.  I tried to approach the video both as a beginner introduction to the RPi gaming scene and a refresher for people who’ve been out […]

Virtual Boy Unreleased Games

Jenovi has just released a new set of videos in his ‘unreleased’ series, this time covering the Nintendo Virtual Boy.  As usual, he starts with some insightful history on the console, to put some of these cancellations into perspective. While I’ve had previous experience with a few of the titles he covered, there were some […]

Metal Virtual Boy Medallions

A Virtual Boy fan and CNC machinist from Sweden has recently created a unique and helpful upgrade for the Nintendo Virtual Boy’s stand:  A metal “medallion”. One common issue I’ve seen with Virtual Boy stands is the original plastic medallions crack over time, as the stand’s legs pushes against the sides during use.  At first, […]

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