Vanessa (Vanessaira)

SUPER MIDI PAK UPDATE/INTERVIEW

The Super MIDI Pak is a specially made Super Famicom (SFC) cartridge designed to turn your Super Nintendo (SNES) into a MIDI synth.  The purpose behind the project is to allow users direct access to their SNES’s musical hardware.  For which its many different musical applications could be utilized.  RetroRGB was recently able to follow […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Amstrad Mega PC Video Output / Sound Card

VOGONs tinkerers Keropi & Tiido have been working on a new project called “The Mega Card”.  Which is a replacement multimedia card designed to give better video output compatibility and more sound options for the Amstrad Mega PC.  The Amstrad Mega PC was a combo computer that joined an 386 IBM compatible personal computer (PC) […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Super Famicom/PAL SNES Smoke Shells Pre Order

Retro Game Restore the aftermarket console case maker has recently put out the pre order page for their clear smoke colored console case.  This product is for the Super Famicom (SFC) / PAL Super Nintendo meant to help replace damaged and/or yellowed cases.  As well as those interested with just a neat and interesting looking […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters BladeGC Controller Pre Order

Third party controller maker Retro Fighters is wrapping up their pre order phase for the new BladeGC controller.  The BladeGC is a new 3rd party wireless Nintendo Gamecube, Switch, and PC compatible controller, which will utilize 2.4GHz wireless technology.  Retro Fighters states the controller will have around 10+ hours of battery life as well as […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

The History of the Nintendo 64 by HistoricNerd

YouTuber HistoricNerd (Ian) has just released his much anticipated video chronicling the development and launch history of the Nintendo 64.  Ian’s newest video is a great showcase of his 3D video rendering skills along with the classic HistoricNerd we all know and love.  His video leaned heavily on the sourced articles and video clips references […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Super MIDI Pak Coming to SFC/SNES

A new MIDI synth interface called the Super MIDI Pak is available for pre order on their website SuperMIDIpak.com.  This custom cart turns your Super Famicom/Nintendo into a polyphonic MIDI synthesizer, and gives users direct access to the consoles sound chip.   This can be accomplished by either connecting via MIDI cables to a keyboard, etc […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Tie Fighter Total Conversion Project V1.0 Launch

The Tie Fighter Total Conversion Project (TFTC) Mod for the Star Wars game, X-Wing Alliance (XWA) has now officially been released on ModDB.com.  This total conversion is based off the original Tie Fighter game released 27 years ago this month in July of 1994.  Unique for its time, Tie Fighter gave players a different perspective […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

MSX2 Metal Gear Ported to Amiga

Last Friday (21 May 2021) Ian Ford also known as the H0ffman reported on his blog/Twitter.  That he had released the long anticipated port of the MSX2 classic Metal Gear for the Commodore Amiga.  The H0ffman well known for his work in the Amiga community with his coding, music and amazing DJ’ing skills. Announced in […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

PiStorm for Amiga Micro Computers

A new cost effective way to boost your Commodore Amiga micro computer is being developed.  This project which is known as PiStorm.  Is an open source effort that aims to be an effective yet cost reduced alternative to the many expensive Amiga upgrade efforts like the Vampire or the Warp 1260 projects.  The project utilizes […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

N64Digital Pre-orders Available 7 May 2021

The PixelFX company has just announced the pre-order window for the new N64Digital mod.  PixelFX is the newly established company formed from the combined talents of citrus3000psi, chriz2600, and Woozle. These individuals have contributed wonderful works to the retro gaming community but have now teamed up to create PixelFX and the N64Digital will be their […]