Fenrir Firmware Update Adds Save RAM Backup Feature

The Fenrir optical drive emulator for the Sega Saturn just got a very cool feature:  The ability to back up and restore savegame files from the Saturn’s built-in RAM to the Fenrir’s MicroSD card:  https://www.fenrir-ode.fr/firmware.html#download Ced’s currently working on a way to restore these backups, making it a great way to transfer saves.  Until then, it […]

Weekly Roundup #225

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=2020-10-28_225.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 equipment […]

Time Sleuth: Overview and Configuration

The Time Sleuth is a device that can test the latency of a display or HDMI device, down to the microsecond.  Since it’s release, it’s become one of the most important tools I use and I wanted to post a video showing people how it works, as well as how to update it with the latest […]

“Golden Axed” developers talk to Digital Foundry

  Last week Sega released the “Golden Axed” prototype on Steam, available for free addition to your Steam catalogue for only 2 days (and can be kept after that indefinitely). Digital Foundry’s John Linneman live streamed a play through of the title, while he chatted to the developers, Sanatana Mishra and Tim Dawson, about some […]

PS1Digital Firmware Release v1.3.0

A new firmware was just released for the PS1Digital that includes some video timing fixes, as well as an updated “forced” mode for switching between resolutions, when your console is set to 960p/1080p! There are now a total of four “forced” modes;  The two original “force 240p” and “force 480i modes that I demo’d in […]

Lynx GameDrive ROM Cart Pre-Orders

Stone Age Gamer has just opened pre-orders on RetroHQ’s Atari Lynx ROM cart, called the Lynx Game Drive.  The price is $95 + shipping and they should start shipping within a few weeks:  Pre-order yours here:  https://stoneagegamer.com/lynx-gamedrive.html?afmc=retrorgb The Lynx Game Drive is an updated version of RetroHQ’s previous Lynx ROM cart, featuring an updated menu, faster […]

Sonic Hacking Contest 2020

YouTube user RedHotSonic posted a trailer for the Sonic Hacking Contest 2020 on October 22. Starting in 2002, the Sonic Hacking Contest (or SHC for short) is a yearly competition where people can submit their own Sonic ROM hacks and mods. There are 2 sections, the Contest where they each earn trophies based on different […]

Space Ava 201: The First PC Engine CD Game With SuperGrafx Enhancements, and Arcade Card

Nicole Express released a new open-source PC Engine CD space adventure puzzler, Space Ava 201: Quantum Field Theory. In addition to being a very interesting game, it features some impressive technical wizardry under the hood. Space Ava 201: Quantum Field Theory is a single-player puzzle-adventure game for the TurboGrafx-CD.  It features multiple turn-based gameplay styles, a huge array of levels, and […]

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