Understanding Capture Card Input Latency

Lag is something we discuss quite often in the world of retro gaming, but lag is a problem for gamers of all generations.  One interesting issue people sometimes run into, is lag added while streaming, due to capture card passthrough.  Most of the time, “gaming capture cards” have an HDMI passthrough that only add a *sub-1ms […]

Legendary NYC Plumber Dead at 35

Legendary NYC Plumber Mario found dead at 35. Witnesses say they saw Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto fleeing the scene after he was heard screaming at Mario that his pixels had stretched to far to 16:9. Usual suspect Browser, King of Koopas was publicly addressing his troops and supporters leveling his normal accusations at Mario, and the […]

Sony CRT & Projection Factory Videos

The Computer History Archives Project has just uploaded two promotional, “factory tour” videos that showed the a Sony manufacturing plant in the US.  The first video (above) showed the process of making Sony’s CRT TV’s, as well as described the challenges of making a flat-tube TV:  The reason for the curve was to provide more […]

Remotely Update MiSTer via SSH

As more people are integrating their MiSTer setups into a CRT-based arcade machine, one small concern is popping up:  The potential for burn-in as the machine is left on during the update process.  This is a tiny concern and only one that’s relevant after continuous use, but since CRT’s are long out of production, anything you […]

PS1 Digital – 1200p Mode Added

A new firmware update was just posted for the PS1 Digital that ads a 4:3 aspect ratio of 1600×1200 / 1200p.  This allows for even more control of the signal and is a great choice for people with 4K TV’s who prefer the sharpest image possible with 2D games.  The firmware update also allows for CEC […]

Weekly Roundup #247

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2021-03-31_247.mp3 If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to buy anyway, at […]

Ground Zero Texas Rereleased

On March 23rd, developer Screaming Villains released Ground Zero Texas Nuclear Edition for the PS4 and PC via Steam. What this is is a remaster of a Sega CD game released in 1993 by Digital Pictures. The game is set in El Cadron, a small town in the state of Texas where people have been […]

Sony Officially Announces Closure of Old Stores

Sony Computer Entertainment has officially announced the closure of the online PlayStation Store fronts for PlayStation 3, Portable (PSP), and Vita devices.  In this release, Sony gave a break down in the form of an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of what services would and would not be available and what users could expect going forward […]

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