Genesis Mini Lag Testing

There’s already an overwhelming amount of reviews floating around for the new Sega Genesis Mini emulation console, so rather than follow the herd, I thought I’d concentrate on one aspect of the experience that not many others have covered:  Lag.  I go through both audio lag, as well as overall emulation lag compared to an […]

Revisiting PC CRTs for Gaming Today

Our good friends at Digital Foundry are having a bit of a PC CRT Renaissance.  A video was recently posted that shares how John Linneman convinced DF boss Richard Leadbetter to try some modern games on a CRT monitor. Now they’re both obsessed with tracking down more of these displays and trying as many games […]

SNES on Switch – A Casual Analysis

Hey everyone, this is Try from My Life in Gaming. This might seem like old news, but I thought RetroRGB should have a post looking into the Super Nintendo games now available on Nintendo Switch. Coury and I did an “MLiG Mini” on this subject, and while it’s a bit more casual than our usual […]

Weekly Roundup #167

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=2019-09-18_167.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/ […]

240p Test Suite (NES, GB, GBA) Updated To v0.19

The GameBoy, GameBoy Advance and NES versions of the 240p Test Suite have just been updated to v0.19:  https://github.com/pinobatch/240p-test-mini/releases/tag/v0.19 Some notable updates are as follows: Stopwatch: Bolder digits GB: Super Game Boy colorization and border Backlight zone (NES, GB): Increase starting size to 2 pixels Color bleed (GBA): Fix frame # covering everything PLUGE Contrast and […]

Sega Saturn 2.4GHz RF Wireless Controller Pre-Orders

Castlemania Games has just opened pre-orders on the upcoming Retro-Bit wireless Sega Genesis and Sega Saturn bluetooth and RF wireless controllers.  By far the most exciting ones (IMO) are the RF Saturn controllers, as they’re the first commercially available modern wireless controllers that are compatible with original consoles!: Sega Saturn 2.4GHz RF Wireless Controller – […]

RetroRGB Panel at Retro World Expo in Hartford, CT

I’ll be presenting at the Retro World Expo on both Saturday September 28th and Sunday September 29th in Hartford, CT!:  https://retroworldexpo.com/panelschedule/ Saturday at 1PM in Panel Room A – I’ll be assisting Lon from lon.tv on a panel titled “Is FPGA The Future Of Retro Gaming”? Sunday at 4PM in Panel Room A – This will […]

SNES Switch Controllers Available To Purchase

Nintendo Switch Online members are now able to purchase up to four official Super Nintendo-style controllers for use with the Nintendo Switch for $30 plus shipping (NYC was about $9 in shipping costs for one):  https://snesc.nintendo.com/super-nintendo-entertainment-system-controllers I’ve been using my 8BitDo SNES-style bluetooth controller (links below) as my primary Switch controller ever since it was […]

Jaguar “Duo” Cartridge & CD Combo Project

Almost exactly two years ago, an official Atari prototype PCB of a dual CD+Cartridge Atari Jaguar was found.  Apparently, a non-working prototype of the case had been previously found, but there was no indication how much farther Atari actually got with the project.  An easy way to visualize this unreleased console is something like Atari’s […]

$80 Analogue DAC Available For Pre-Order

Analogue has just opened pre-orders on their Digital to Analog Converter (DAC) that allows RGB, component, S-Video and composite video output from their Kevtris-designed Mega Sg and Super NT consoles:  https://www.analogue.co/dac/ I currently have a prototype in hand and have mixed feelings about it due to cost.  First and foremost, the RGB output is perfect, making […]

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