Darksoft’s Namco System 1 Multi: Pre-Orders Open

Pre-orders are now open for Darksoft’s Namco System 1 Multi, that we previously covered a few months ago.  The price is around $375 + shipping, but you’ll also need a proper programmer (and, of course, a Namco System 1 arcade board).  It’s due to ship in late/December, early January: North American Seller:  https://highscoresave.com/darksoft-multi-namco-system-1-kit/ European Seller:  http://www.saveyourgames.it/index.php?route=product/product&path=89&product_id=174 Unlike […]

Weekly Roundup #226

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=2020-11-04_226.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 […]

New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

DF Retro: Brand New Mega Drive/Genesis Games

John Linneman just posted an excellent video showcasing the development and history of two modern Sega Genesis / Mega Drive games:  Matt Phililps’ Tanglewood and Bitmap Bureau’s Xenocrisis.  I was really happy to see such a detailed, positive video showcasing the people who are still embracing these platforms and finding new ways to innovate them. […]

A Summarized History Of PlayStation Backwards Compatibility

Modern Vintage Gamer just posted a short, but informative video about the history of backward-compatibility on Sony’s game consoles.  It covers the ability of certain model PS2’s to play PS1 games, ranging all the way up to the PS5, which is rumored to have excellent support for PS4 games. Backward compatibility was first introduced with the […]

OSSC Firmware Update v0.88

A new firmware update for the Open Source Scan Converter (OSSC) has just been released. This time around the OSD (On Screen Display), that was first introduced in version 0.85, received a general overhaul. When accessed through the remote control, all of the menu options are now displayed at once on screen and the selected […]

Metal Slug 6: First Atomiswave Arcade Native Port to Dreamcast

The Atomiswave arcade platform is seen by many as a spiritual successor to the Neo Geo MVS, being a collaboration between Sammy, SNK, and Sega. Interestingly, it was very similar to the Dreamcast hardware, even more so than the Sega Naomi. Unlike Naomi though, Atomiswave has been largely overlooked due to its rarity and relative […]

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