Why 1080p 5x Scaling Is Often Best

Playing retro game consoles on a flat-panel TV or capture card, always requires some kind of scaling for the signal to look right. While there’s many basic scalers out there that do a great job, there’s some more advanced scalers or mods becoming available that provide you with a lot more control over the signal. […]

CPSHDMI Ported to Neo Geo MV1C

CPSHDMI / OSSC creator Markus has just ported his incredible HDMI kit to the Neo Geo MVS, MV1C motherboard.  It’s a true digital-to-digital A/V mod and an amazing choice for people looking to stream, or play MVS games!  The Open MVS project is currently adapting the case to the required location of the HDMI port […]

Piepacker Multiplayer Gaming Platform

A Kickstarter campaign for a new online gaming platform called Piepacker was just funded.  The service aims to provide legal, licensed retro games, as well the the ability to load your own roms, to emulate games across the internet in a Chrome or Edge browser.  Other features allow audio & video chat while the game […]

Weekly Roundup #250

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2021-04-21_250.mp3 Thanks so much to John for taking care of this week!  Follow him @dark1x & https://www.youtube.com/digitalfoundry If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just […]

MemCard Pro Now Available In Multiple Colors

The MemCard Pro is now available in Smoke Black, Frost White, Classic Grey, Red Frost and Blue Frost!  There’s no other change to the design, however I’m really glad to see the new choices added:  Aesthetics are really important to many collectors and I know getting one in red or blue might push people over […]

PS3 & Vita Stores To Remain Open

Sony has just officially announced that after the public backlash regarding the closure of their online stores, they’ve reversed their decision:  While the PSP store will still close on July 2nd of this year as planned, they’ll be keeping both the PS3 and PS Vita stores open.  No specific end date was mentioned, but I get […]

Playstation 1 In-Game reset mod

Will Gentry from Will’s Console Modifications just released a board that adds in-game reset functionality to the original Playstation. Based on the open-source project started by pyroesp in 2019, Will’s board provides the ability to reset the system itself or the launched game through different button combinations. But unlike the original design, which involves soldering […]

Playing AM2r on a Raspberry Pi Is Easier Than Ever!

The excellent, fan-created Metroid II remake “AM2r” is now available as part of the TwisterOS Raspberry Pi operating system.  While this was possible before, there’s one huge difference:  The previous version of AM2r on a RPi was 86 Windows build, running via box86+WINE.  This is an x86 Linux build, running only via box86, which should improve […]

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