240p Test Suite (NES, GB, GBA) Updated To v0.19

The GameBoy, GameBoy Advance and NES versions of the 240p Test Suite have just been updated to v0.19:  https://github.com/pinobatch/240p-test-mini/releases/tag/v0.19 Some notable updates are as follows: Stopwatch: Bolder digits GB: Super Game Boy colorization and border Backlight zone (NES, GB): Increase starting size to 2 pixels Color bleed (GBA): Fix frame # covering everything PLUGE Contrast and […]

Sega Saturn 2.4GHz RF Wireless Controller Pre-Orders

Castlemania Games has just opened pre-orders on the upcoming Retro-Bit wireless Sega Genesis and Sega Saturn bluetooth and RF wireless controllers.  By far the most exciting ones (IMO) are the RF Saturn controllers, as they’re the first commercially available modern wireless controllers that are compatible with original consoles!: Sega Saturn 2.4GHz RF Wireless Controller – […]

RetroRGB Panel at Retro World Expo in Hartford, CT

I’ll be presenting at the Retro World Expo on both Saturday September 28th and Sunday September 29th in Hartford, CT!:  https://retroworldexpo.com/panelschedule/ Saturday at 1PM in Panel Room A – I’ll be assisting Lon from lon.tv on a panel titled “Is FPGA The Future Of Retro Gaming”? Sunday at 4PM in Panel Room A – This will […]

SNES Switch Controllers Available To Purchase

Nintendo Switch Online members are now able to purchase up to four official Super Nintendo-style controllers for use with the Nintendo Switch for $30 plus shipping (NYC was about $9 in shipping costs for one):  https://snesc.nintendo.com/super-nintendo-entertainment-system-controllers I’ve been using my 8BitDo SNES-style bluetooth controller (links below) as my primary Switch controller ever since it was […]

Jaguar “Duo” Cartridge & CD Combo Project

Almost exactly two years ago, an official Atari prototype PCB of a dual CD+Cartridge Atari Jaguar was found.  Apparently, a non-working prototype of the case had been previously found, but there was no indication how much farther Atari actually got with the project.  An easy way to visualize this unreleased console is something like Atari’s […]

$80 Analogue DAC Available For Pre-Order

Analogue has just opened pre-orders on their Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) that allows RGB, component, S-Video and composite video output from their Kevtris-designed Mega Sg and Super NT consoles:  https://www.analogue.co/dac/ I currently have a prototype in hand and have mixed feelings about it due to cost.  First and foremost, the RGB output is perfect, making […]

Wireless mouse adapter for the Atari ST/Amiga

Lotharek, mostly known among retro gamers for creating the Hydra series of Scart switches, has just released a USB-to-db9 converter that basically allows the user to use any wireless mouse on the flagships of the 16-bit era of computers: the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga. Based on the Smally Mouse project, Lotharek‘s adapter only […]

Konami’s QTa Famicom Adapter Found

The YouTube Channel Russian Geek seems to have stumbled upon a rare set of Konami carts for the Famicom that were a combination of a main and sub-cartridge.  The carts were part of a series of games called Space School created for educational use (as well as one other for corporate use).  The carts themselves […]

Weekly Roundup #166

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=2019-09-11_166.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html 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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]

RetroRGB Twitter News Feed

Since RetroRGB has expanded over the previous months, many new authors, such as myself, have begun contributing to the site. The only problem being that not everyone knows everyone which makes it harder to know when something is posted (unless we sit on the site all day). Well, I fixed that. On Twitter, an automated account […]

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