PAL N64 S-Video Cable Available at Consoles4You

Consoles4You has just started selling a fully-shielded S-Video cable designed specifically for use with PAL Nintendo 64’s.  The price is around €28 plus shipping:  https://classicgamestore.ch/n64-s-video-kabel?sPartner=RetroRGB S-Video support on PAL N64’s has always been confusing, as I don’t believe it was ever officially supported by Nintendo.  Reports over the years have varied as to which consoles […]

Weekly Roundup #221

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=2020-09-30_221.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 used […]

The Making Of Goldeneye

Wrestling With Gaming has just released a new documentary chronicling the legendary N64 game Goldeneye.  The video dug into the making of the game, as well as the team involved.  There’s a bunch of cool behind-the-scenes tidbits, but my favorite was definitely the story about when the multiplayer mode was implemented. Also the visuals in […]

Retro Fighters Announces Wireless N64 Controller

After successfully funding a line of N64 and Dreamcast controllers, third party controller designers Retro Fighters are gearing up for another controller-centric Kickstarter campaign. Instead of tackling a new console this round, Retro Fighters is heading back to the N64 to release a wireless version of their Brawler64 pad with a few extra features for good measure: […]

Neo SD Pro MVS Version Released

Terraonion has just released the MVS version of their Neo SD Pro ROM cart.  The price after shipping to the US came to around $660 and it comes with just the ROM cart and case like the AES version.  Please note that shipping and taxes will be based on your location:  https://shop.terraonion.com/en/neo-geo-mvs-arcade-board/18-neosd-pro-mvs.html According to a […]

The Best Way to Play Super Mario 64

Hey, it’s Try from My Life in Gaming. We just released a pretty darn comprehensive episode on “The Best Way to Play Super Mario 64.” If you’ve watched our videos before, then you can probably guess that the answer mostly boils down to “however you prefer to play,” but we try to give enough information […]

RaSCSI – Raspberry Pi based SCSI device emulator

RaSCSIThanks to Ian Hanschen for tweeting information about a project called the RaSCSI: http://retropc.net/gimons/rascsi/ This device connects a Raspberry Pi via the 40pin GPO header to a SCSI connector, and with matching software enables the Raspberry Pi to emulate multiple SCSI devices, including hard disks and CD-ROMs.  Currently the project is aimed at the Sharp […]

Ori 2 – Nintendo Switch 60fps Analysis

John Lineman from Digital Foundry has just posted an in-depth analysis of the Nintendo Switch port of Ori and the Will of the Wisps.  Overall, the port is extremely impressive and while you don’t have the detail of the 4K Xbox One X or PC versions, it still looks…and more importantly, performs well. John was able […]

Xbox HDMI by MakeMHz

Here’s a review of the MakeMHz HDMI mod for the original Xbox. This mod taps the digital audio and video signals before they’re ever send to analog, making it a true digital-to-digital HDMI solution MakeMHz Xbox HDMI:  https://makemhz.com/collections/xbox/products/xboxhdmi OpenXenium ModChip:  https://makemhz.com/products/openxenium The review also goes over alternatives to an internal mod, demonstrates how dual-output would […]

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