Nintendo Power Cartridge Manual Scanning Project Complete

Last year, I reported on an effort by Gc8tech to scan the rare Nintendo Power Cartridge Service Manual in high resolution. The Nintendo Power service (not the magazine of the same namesake) was a kiosk based flash cartridge that Nintendo offered in Japan, where users could buy an SF-Cassette that could be reflashed with games […]

Weekly Roundup #183

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download: 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:  /  / 00:25  […]

Everdrive N8 Pro v2.03 Firmware

Krikzz is continuing to push out updates for both the original N8 and newly released N8 Pro ROM carts for the NES and Famicom.  This current v2.03 update ads three new mappers, while also fixing issues with three existing ones: New mappers: 208, 195, 261 Changed FDS autoswap controller. Fixes for mapper 99, 198, 4 […]

SD Gundam – English Translation Completed

Developer Thunderstruck has just completed the English translation of the  Virtual Boy game SD Gundam.  The game previously had all most of the in-game text translated, but this patch finishes the original work and even includes the end credits. Sometimes people underestimate the importance of game translations.  While they’re not as flashy as full game […]

Retro Scaler A1 Released

A $225 linedoubler has just been released from Irken Labs, called the Retro Scaler A1.  It accepts 15KHz (240p/480i) signals and doubles that to 31KHz / 480p VGA. The project has been in the works for about two and a half years and Irkin Labs seems to be focusing on special features not commonly found […]

The Cult Of Remute – SNES Audio Album

Following up on the release of last year’s Technoptimistic album on a Sega Genesis cart, Remute’s 10th album “The Cult Of Remute” is being released on a Super Famicom cartridge!  Both albums were programmed to use the console’s audio chips to generate the sounds and not just use an audio passthough of an MP3.  This […]

New Super Mario Land v1.1 Released

The creator of the amazing GB-to-SNES Super Mario Land conversion has just released version 1.1, which fixes all previous complaints!: For anyone just discovering this game, an unknown developer re-wrote the original Game Boy’s Super Mario Land from the ground up as a Super Nintendo game, playable on original hardware.  Everything about the game was re-created, including […]

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