Weekly Roundup #165

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=2019-09-04_165.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html 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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ […]

Jaguar Doom Fan Update

A few members of the Atariage forums have continued their work on the Atari Jaguar version of Doom.  The official release had no music at all and was missing certain elements of the original PC version. A video was just posted showing the music being added back in, as well as an enemy that was […]

SD Card Format Instructions Added

I’ve received many questions over the years about SD-based devices and their supposed “32GB limit”.  I’ve included instructions as part of many guides on this site, but I felt it’s time to dedicate a separate page to this issue and it’s easy solution:  https://www.retrorgb.com/sdformat.html Normally I wouldn’t post a site update as “news”, but SD formatting […]

OSSC Firmware Update v0.84

Markus has just posted the latest version of the OSSC’s firmware, currently on v0.84:  http://junkerhq.net/xrgb/index.php?title=OSSC#v0.84 The changes are as follows: Added 384×240 optimized mode Fixed audio infoframe content to comply with HDMI spec Improved 400p support Added default HDMI VIC compatibility option Remote hotkey and display improvements Enabled quick loading of profiles 10+ Print profile quickload […]

Intel Launches Integer Scaling for Gen11 Ice Lake GPUs

Intel has just released a new graphics driver for Gen11 GPUs with support for a new feature dubbed “Retro Scaling”. Integer scaling should allow classic low-resolution games to be displayed on modern high-resolutions screens free from artefacts from scaling algorightms not particularly well-suited for pixel art. This is a Gen11 feature only, meaning the “Retro […]

SNK Announces Neo Geo Arcade Stick

SNK recently tweeted a picture of an upcoming arcade stick.  It’s shaped a bit like a large version of the NGCD / NGMini controller, but with eight buttons.  The only information released with the tweet (via Google translate) is: “New NEOGEO hardware comes after NEOGEO mini! “NEOGEO Arcade Stick Pro” is a stylish and unique […]

Satiator “Spring” Update

Professor Abrasive has just posted an update for his Patreon followers regarding the Satiator project:  https://www.patreon.com/posts/springtime-29584979 This is the first post since his last update way back in June when he showed the near-final shell design.  According to this update, he’s been spending the past three months developing manufacturing test hardware which will guarantee the factory […]

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