Neo Geo Mini Controller Mod for Real Neo Geo & Clicky D-Pad

Magic Trashman has written a tutorial on how to padhack a Neo Geo Mini controller to DB15 (arcade/Neo Geo direct connection) and add a clicky microswitch d-pad to it. It’s a relatively complex mod involving custom 3D prints, but MT has been offering pre-modified controllers for sale through Twitter. I bought one of these from […]

Open Source Multi-Out Breakout Boards

Jacob Proctor aka Tinkerplunk aka Arithmaldor has just released breakout adapters designed for PlayStation and SNES-Style Multi-Out’s.  These are handy boards for people who want simultaneous access to all of the signals generated by these consoles.  With both boards, you can output Composite, S-Video and RGB (or component if it’s a PS2), all at the […]

The Pacifier: 3D Shell for Minigun Arcade Superguns

Matt Joly, AKA QcRetro, has released for free a 3D printed shell design for the open-source Minigun Arcade Supergun. Superguns consolize arcade game PCBs, adding controller inputs, AV output, a power supply attachment, etc, for playing real arcade games outside of cabinets. Matt plans to continue updating his 3D shell design to support future revisions […]

Genesis Mini – 1st Look Reviews

Preliminary reviews of the upcoming Sega Genesis / Mega Drive Mini consoles are starting to come in from respected reviewers.  So far, the consensus seems to be that it performs around as good as the NES/SNES classic consoles, although with different strengths and weaknesses. I’ll be looking forward to upcoming in-depth reviews, but at least […]

Weekly Roundup #162

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=2019-08-14_162.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/ […]

Everdrive N8 & N8 Pro Status Updates

Krikzz has posted a few updates regarding the Everdrive N8 and N8 Pro Flash/ROM carts.  First, Krikzz has released a beta “auto-boot” firmware for developers that want to test their games on an Everdrive as if it were a real cartridge:  https://krikzz.com/pub/support/var/EDFC-autoboot.zip To auto-boot, simply rename your existing “EDFC” folder and add that one.  Then choose […]

Game Boy Advance IPS LCD Screen

Retromodding.com has just opened pre-orders on brand new replacement screens for Game Boy Advance handhelds.  They screens are IPS backlit and claim to have better performance than the AGS-101 screens. The pre-orders are $35 and come with the screen, as well as a glass screen protector (a great upgrade in itself).  It also has a […]

GComp Switch (8×2) Bumper Case

I was loaned a GComp (8×2) case by a twitter follower in order to make a custom case for the switch. I was really enamored with the look of the switch, the PCB has a really great look to it. So rather than hide all the beauty of SuperG’s hard work I decided to keep […]

Update to PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 Mini

Konami recently announced that they would be adding more games to the already massive list coming out for the PC Engine/CoreGrafx/TurboGrafx-16 Mini consoles.  These new games include the following:       Bringing the total list up to 57 games.  Most of the recently added titles were from the PC Engine/Japanese side of the library, […]

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