Dreamcast port of Heroes of Might and Magic III released

A few weeks ago, Dreamcast aficionados FatalistDC and Jan Baumgartner started a small-scale fundraiser aiming at dumping and immediately releasing the disc image of the unreleased Dreamcast port Heroes of Might and Magic III – The Restoration of Erathia. The turned based strategy cult classic game at hand saw release on Windows, Macintosh and Linux […]

Ninja Gaiden PC Engine English Patch by David Shadoff

Dave Shadoff is a PC Engine developer who has been working behind the scenes for decades, researching the platform’s hardware and sharing his findings with other developers. He has also aided translators and has published a number of translated ROMs himself. He is currently working on MiSTer’s FPGA core. Recently, on the SmokeMonster Elite Discord, […]

Digital Solution for Model 101 GameCube’s

Dan, aka Citrus 3000psi has just posted a teaser of an upcoming product that allows to you add a digital-out port to GameCube “101” models that shipped without them.  This mod replaces the analog output connector and as long as you don’t need analog audio (or composite video), this can even be a #nocutmod! If […]

Furrtek Maps the PC Engine HuC6270 with John McMaster

Furrtek decapped the PC Engine platform’s (PCE/TurboGrafx-16/CoreGrafx/SuperGrafx/Duo/etc) video generator chip, the HuC6270, back in November, and he just published an extremely high resolution map of the chip with the help of John McMaster that can now be used for reverse engineering. Decapping is the process of removing the casing of an integrated circuit, usually via […]

PS1Digital Update: New FPGA, Reclocking Features

On April 1st 2020, Dan “citrus3000psi” Kunz tweeted some updates on the PS1Digital (nee, PS1HDMI) project. The PS1Digital, like the DCDigital, is a hardware modification that adds HDMI ports to compatible consoles by tapping in to the digital video and audio signals on their respective motherboards. While high-quality analog video signals can look excellent on […]

‘Sega Forever’ Now Sega’s Official Retro Social Media Channels

‘Sega Forever‘ has just announced that their Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube channels will now be the official social media accounts for all Sega’s retro-related content, including the Sega Ages collections. At the moment, ‘Sega Forever’ is a platform for playing both ported (Christian Whitehead Sonic’s, Crazy Taxi) and emulated (the rest) Sega games on […]

Deunan Teases FM Towns PC ODE

Deunan, the designer of the official GDEMU (Dreamcast), the Phoebe and Rhea (Saturn) and the Doc Brown (FM Towns Marty) ODEs has just teased a work-in-progress picture of an ODE for the FM Towns tower PCs tentatively called the “Grey Tower Wizard”. The new device is designed to be installed internally without requiring removal of […]

Weekly Roundup #195

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=2020-04-01_195.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   eBay Store:  https://ebay.to/2ESH3e4 T-Shirts:  […]

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