Konami to Release TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine Minis

Konami, IP owner of the NEC TurboGrafx-16 and PC Engine, has announced three new upcoming mini consoles, the TurboGrafx-16, PC Engine, and Core Grafx Minis. Each includes a controller and their own lineup of games. While I am normally dismissive of the plastic monstrosities that are mini consoles, if this is done well, it would […]

TurboGrafx-16 R-Type converted to SuperGrafx

Someone mentioned a fabled R-Type TurboGrafx-16-to-SuperGrafx conversion in my Discord yesterday, so I asked Chris Covell if such a thing exists. It turns out, Chris was the person behind it. He started converting TurboGrafx-16’s R-Type to SuperGrafx in 2012, and made it to stage 4. The SuperGrafx’s extra hardware is used to reduce sprite flicker […]

Interview with CEO of LBRY

I recently sat down with Jeremy Kauffman, the CEO of LBRY (pronounced ‘library’) to talk about their blockchain-based video/content hosting protocol.  Sorry for the echo, but there’s not much we could have done in that conference room! While this isn’t directly related to retro gaming, I feel like the problems and alternatives we discuss will affect all […]

OSSC Firmware v0.83 Released

Markus has just posted the latest firmware for the Open Source Scan Converter and added a long list of features:  Scanline updates and fixes – Overlay pattern customization feature – Fixed non-alternating mode with line4x interlace sources – Added half-interval option for pre-linedoubled sources Adv. timing option updates – Sampling phase made mode-specific – Horizontal […]

Weekly Roundup #153

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=2019-06-12_153.mp3 T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  If you liked this video, please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services: […]

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