New GBA IPS Screen Comparison

Dan from Video Games New York was nice enough to let me borrow a few Game Boy Advance consoles, so I can compare the new IPS screen to the original AGS-101 backlit screen. Unfortunately, I don’t have a marco lens, so the footage isn’t nearly as good as I hoped it would be – There’s […]

Analogue Pocket Officially Announced

Last week, Analogue teased an upcoming product release, with the colors of the post made up of the GameBoy DMG color palette. This hinted at a handheld console that uses Kevtris’ Game Boy and Game Boy Color cores, which wasn’t surprising, as they’d previously filed a trademark for both “Analogue Pocket” and “Analogue 8” earlier […]

Weekly Roundup #171

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=2019-10-16_171.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/ […]

BSNES Runahead Mode Lag Tested

Today, developer Byuu released an alpha build of my favorite SNES emulator bsnes, that includes a latency-reducing “runahead mode“:  https://cirrus-ci.com/github/byuu/bsnes/master I realize it’s still an alpha build, but I really wanted to see what the performance was like, so I broke out the high-speed camera and ran some lag tests! Please keep in mind that […]

Unreleased or Cancelled Jaguar Games

Jenovi just posted another great Cancelled/Unreleased video, this time focusing on the Atari Jaguar.  This episode brings to light a lot of the inner-workings of Atari during that time, which helps to explain why some of these games never saw the light of day. No spoilers, but as always, these are highly recommended for anyone […]

Iceblox Plus (C 64 Game) Getting A Physical Release

The game Iceblox Plus is getting a physical release from the publisher Psytronik Software.  Iceblox Plus is a homebrew game for the Commodore 64 (C64) developed by Karl Hörnell and is free to download or name your price support/purchase, and is also stated to be compatible for the C 64 Mini. Purchasable from the web […]

Genesis / Mega Drive 240p Test Suite Update

Artemio has just released an updated version of the 240p Test Suite for Genesis & Sega CD.  This includes integration of the MDFourier audio testing software he’d previously released as a separate update. A full list of updates are posted below and the software can be downloaded here:  https://sourceforge.net/projects/testsuite240p/files/Sega_Genesis-MegaDrive-SegaCD_MegaCD/ Both versions Added MDFourier: please read […]

GameCube Serial Port SD Adapter & Swiss Updates

The Swiss team has just released a few giant updates!  One of the biggest is support for micro SD cards via an adapter designed by citrus3000psi that plugs into the bottom Serial Port 2 (on GC’s that offer the port).  It requires a small, open source PCB that offers the same compatibility and speed as […]

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