Toaplan Collector’s Edition Bundle Pre-Orders

Retro-Bit Gaming has just re-released four “collector’s edition” Toaplan shoot-em-ups for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive.  Each of the cartridges were designed and verified by db Electronics, an expert in high quality PCB construction.  All feature electronics that run at the proper voltage and beveled edges, ensuring your cartridge slot won’t endure any unnecessary […]

Weekly Roundup #219

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:  /   T-Shirts: All equipment […]

CMVS Ultra by Behar Bros up for Pre-order

The Behar Bros have recently opened pre-order for their much anticipated Consolized-MVS Ultra. They’ve been releasing quite a few Neo-Geo related products for the past couple of years, including the VGA16, RGB16, Shogun and the MVS I/O board, so that anyone can mix and match those different peripherals to consolize an MVS board. Alternatively, with […]

PS1 Digital: An In-Depth Look

Here’s a detailed overview of the PS1 Digital HDMI mod for the original PlayStation.  Overall, the PS1d will offer the best output possible from original hardware, with it’s digital-to-digital video conversion and scaling while only adding an imperceptible 2ms (or less) of lag.  While there are other good methods available for playing a PS1 on […]

Neo Geo MVSx Pre-Orders Open

The previously reported Neo Geo MVSx is now available for pre-order for the previously reported prices of $500 for the full kit, or $450 for the tabletop-only version: Retro Ralph and Justin from Console Kits just posted an exclusive reveal livestream video that went over all the details of the unit, as well as a […]

XStation 3D Printed Mounts Now Available

3D printed mounts for the XStation ODE are now available to order from and the 3D print design is available for download: Purchase SD Mount: Download the design: I was able to test a beta version in my PlayStation and really liked it!  The color matches the original PS1 plastic very nicely and […]

Orpheus: The Ultimate Classic DOS Gaming PC Sound Card

The Orpheus sound card has entered production. It aims to be the ultimate ISA sound card for classic DOS computers, produced by the same group that makes the PCMIDI (Roland MPU-401 alternative) that we covered recently. Orpheus is feature packed and focused on perfect classic gaming PC compatibility. The card is based around the Crystal […]

Console Wars Documentary Available September 23

CBS All Access has jut announced that the documentary Console Wars will premiere exclusively on their service on September 23rd.  The documentary is based on the amazing book by Blake Harris (link below) and has been in the works for a few years now. I’m really looking forward to it and think it has the […]

Community Hosted YouTube Subtitles

While this post doesn’t directly relate to retro-gaming, it affects everyone in the community:  YouTube has recently announced that they’re removing support for community-submitted subtitles in video.  Their reasons are as follows: Community contributions will be discontinued across all channels after 28 September 2020. Community contributions allowed viewers to add closed captions, subtitles and title/descriptions […]

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