SA-1 patch for Mega Man X released

While it boasts a library of beloved games in spite of it, the CPU in the Super Nintendo has never been considered a performance powerhouse even by the standards of its release. In fact, some developers struggled to maintain consistent frame rates when the action heated up and you can see this in many of […]

Satiator Case Enters Production

Professor Abrasive just posted on Patreon regarding his upcoming Sega Saturn optical drive emulator, The Satiator.  He’s been in the final push towards getting this product released, and a big step on that path has been getting a production case completed.  He opted for injection molding and it appears the case is ready for a […]

EverDrive GBA ‘X5 Mini’ Now Available!

Krikzz’s new Everdrive GBA X5 Mini is now available to order.  The price is $99 and it retains all functionality of the previous GBA X5, but is now the size of a stock GBA cartridge, no longer sticking out the back of the cart port like the previous edition. The cart can be ordered here:  https://everdrive.me/cartridges/everdrive-gba-x5-mini.html […]

Emulicious ads MSX Support

The software emulation platform Emulicious has just added support for MSX computer games.  Most MSX1 cartridge ROMs are supported and disk images can be supported if you supply your own BIOS.  Interestingly, the creator CAlindro seems to have added this support within just four weeks! As a note, while Emulicious is a capable emulator, it’s most […]

Sega Saturn Fenrir ODE Firmware Updates

A new firmware was just released for the Fenrir Optical Drive emulator: Purchase Fenrir:  https://8bitmods.com/fenrir/ Firmware:  https://www.fenrir-ode.fr/firmware.html#download The user interface has been tweaked, including fixing the top overscan area.  Non-CRT users might not realize that TV’s in that era often cut off the borders of the signal and game developers compensated for this by not […]

Weekly Roundup #202

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-05-20_202.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 […]

NESessity NES PCB Replacement

Low_budget, creator of the now-discontinued NES clone the Super 8-bit, just revealed his latest project: a complete replacement for the front-loading NES motherboard named the NESessity Designed to fit perfectly inside of an original NES case, the NESessity board’s circuit is closely based on the Super 8-bit layout (Low_budget recently released its full schematics) but the […]

PSIO SIO-X Installation Board

Voultar recently released a custom installation board for the PSIO that simplifies its installation;  The original install had a chip that sits in the center of the motherboard, with wires in all directions and nothing to anchor the chip.  Voultar’s board slides over pins on the motherboard, making it slightly easier to install, as well […]

3D Big Box Collection Archival Project

I just stumbled across bigboxcollection.com, a site that’s dedicating it’s time to posting full, 3D scans of all the PC game boxes they’ve collected.  Just search their site, click on a game and use your browser (mobile or desktop) to zoom and spin the box around. I think this is a really awesome archival project, […]

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