Fenrir Saturn ODE Review

8bitmods.com just sent me a Fenrir Optical Drive Emulator for the Sega Saturn and I was able to put it through it’s paces.  Overall, it seems to be a good replacement for your Saturn’s optical drive, but there’s a few important things to keep in mind: It’s only compatible with 20-pin Saturns.  Most model 1’s […]

“LSD: Dream Emulator” fan-translation released

An English fan-translation has been released for experimental cult-classic “LSD: Dream Emulator”. Originally sold in 1998 for the Playstation, LSD has remained a Japanese exclusive even after its re-release on the Playstation Network in 2010. A bizarre curio for collectors and importers, LSD could be described broadly as an early entry in the “Walking Simulator” […]

ElCheapoSD Lynx romcart by BennVenn

Handhled modder and innovator Benn Venn just opened pre-orders for the his newly designed romcart, the ElCheapoSD Lynx. This Atari Lynx micro-SD based cart, follows Benn’s ElCheapoSD line of products‘ norm with its simplistic yet decently-featured nature and, as the name implies, its affordability.  The ElCheapoSD Lynx will easily fit into both revisions of Atari’s […]

Streets of Rage 4: Tech Review & Series Retrospective

John Linneman recently uploaded a series of videos dedicated to the newly released Streets Of Rage 4.  The first (above) starts out as a series retrospective and goes over all the things that made the first three the classics they’ve become.  For anyone unfamiliar with the series, or someone that wants a “refresher course”, this […]

MLiG releases Pt2 of their ode to first-party controllers

My Life in Gaming creators Coury Carlson and Marc Duddleson have released a new video that discusses first-party controller designs from the fifth and sixth generation of home consoles (1993-2006). My Life in Gaming is a YouTube channel known for producing high-quality content that explores topics ranging from maximizing the fidelity of your retro gaming experience, to […]

Consolized Nintendo DS teased by Woozle64

Woozle64, a developer responsible for the excellent GBA Consolizer, has teased the development of a similar modification that enables HDMI output from a Nintendo DS. Making good progress on the DS Consolizer. pic.twitter.com/pdU6KSTUnu — Stephen (@Woozle64) April 27, 2020 Consolization is a colloquial term for a mod that converts a portable game system in to something […]

GameCube 101 Digital Port Mods at CastleMania

It looks like CastleMania Games is now taking pre-orders on the citrus3000psi-designed kit that allows you to install a digital output port, in place of the analog port on your model 101 GameCube:  https://bit.ly/dol101digitalkit This kit will require you to remove the analog output “SNES style” jack and mount this copy of the digital-out port […]

Weekly Roundup #199

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=2020-04-29_199.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 […]

RetroPie 4.6 released with Raspberry Pi 4 support

It looks like the RetroPie team has just uploaded an “official beta” image of their Raspberry Pi emulation frontend that supports the Raspberry Pi 4:  https://retropie.org.uk/2020/04/retropie-4-6-released-with-raspberry-pi-4-support/ This is a cool addition to RetroPie, as most software frontends were struggling to support the RPi4 and while you could manually install retropie on it for the past few […]

Copyright Mother 2.net 2020
Tech Nerd theme designed by Siteturner