Widescreen 16:9 SNES Emulation

SNES hacker ShiryuGL has just released a video showing progress of a true 16:9 hack for A Link To The Past.  This hack doesn’t stretch the screen, but renders a wider playing view.  Sometimes this is able to present a perfect and fully playable 16:9 screen area like shown below: Other times….at least in this beta…you’ll […]

GBA Consolizer Pre-Orders Open!

Game-tech has just opened pre-orders on the GBA Consolizer – The 720p HDMI kit for your Game Boy Advance!:  https://www.game-tech.us/product/gba-consolizer/ Prices start at $140 and there’s a ton of options being offered at an addition cost: 40/32 pin adapter kit to ensure your GBA is compatible A cap kit, for preventative maintenance Over 60 choices of […]

Weekly Roundup #149

Here’s this week’s roundup!  Audio-only version, available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2019-05-15_149.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute: 

History of Analog Luma in Video Signals

YouTuber “Displaced Gamers” just released another educational video in his series covering analog signals, resolutions, aspect ratios, and more.  This video covered “Luma” and the history of brightness and its uses in television and video signals.  As well as its applications to video signal and how the human eye perceives it.  Special care and attention […]

Retron 5 Custom Firmware

It seems that a custom firmware for the Retron5 is now being tested!:  https://circuit-board.de/forum/index.php/Thread/27960-ROM-RetroN-5-0-3-1-pre-rooted-deutsch-in-Blau/ According to the post, the CFW works by flashing an SD card with an image file (like with a Raspberry Pi image).  Then, booting the Retron5 with that SD card and a wired controller (not the wireless it comes with) will auto-boot to a […]

New NeoGeo Pocket SD Cartridge Shells

RetroHQ is now shipping all Neo Geo Pocket SD order with a high-quality SLA plastic shell!  Previously, the cartridges shipped with a 3D printed case and while those were great, upgrading to SLA is always a good bonus. Also, anyone who wants to upgrade their current NGPSD will soon be able to purchase just the shell from […]

Triple Bypass CDX Installation Instructions Added

Mobius Strip Tech has just successfully tested a Genesis Triple Bypass installation on a Sega CDX.  Installations like this are important both to document the mod itself, as well to help discover how these less-common consoles work!  Detailed pictures of the installation can be found here:  https://www.retrorgb.com/cdx3bp.html We’ve also been trying to update most of the […]

Behar Bros Neo Geo MVS RGB Board

The Behar Bros’ have just announced the “RGB16”:  An RGB SCART output board for Neo Geo MVS motherboards.  This board will allow you to solder to the JAMMA outputs of an MVS board and get both audio and video through a SCART socket:  https://www.beharbros.com/rgb16 This device was designed as a companion to people also purchasing their […]

MiSTer 1943 Core Publicly Launched

Jose Tejada has just released his 1943 FPGA core to the MiSTer platform!  The core should soon be added to the auto-download scripts, but you can get the zip file right now from Jose’s public Patreon post. I’m so excited to see how quickly the MiSTer platform is growing and seeing all the amazingly accurate […]

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