Official 90’s Nintendo “Flash Carts”

Yahel from Wrestling With Gaming has just released a short, but great video about official “Flash Carts” Nintendo released in Japan in the late 90’s.  These carts could be purchased and re-programmed at Lawson stores in Japan and could store multiple games.  There was one for the Super Famicom, as well as one for the […]


HDMI + RGB Famicom “Lava FC”

Retro Castle is now selling the “Lava FC” – A new Famicom console that offers 720p HDMI, RGB, S-Video and Composite Video outputs.  It’s a zero-lag device and is compatible with almost everything I threw at it, as it uses original Famicom CPU and PPU chips, with all new circuitry around it.  Essentially, this is […]

Danthrax (Sega Saturn SHIRO!)

Radiant Silvergun, Cotton 2 See Improvements in MiSTer Saturn Core

A bevy of updates to the Saturn core of the MiSTer FPGA have targeted problems with specific games’ graphics. One prominent one that was fixed recently was Cotton 2, whose VDP2-drawn backgrounds were reported in January as having problems. “I’ve seen that srg320 is working quite intensively on the VDP2 these last days,” said Kubo, […]


More Replacement Console Feet

Greg from LaserBear has just added rubber replacement feet for the Dreamcast, PlayStation 1, NES top loader, SNES Jr, AV Famicom, N64 and Gameboy Player.  He was previously selling feet for SNES/SFC, NES, Famicom, FDS, AES and Xbox.  The prices range from $2.50 to $6, but definitely check the sale page to make sure you purchase […]


Weekly Roundup #410

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Downscaling Section Added!

I’m very excited to announce that now has an in-depth section covering “downscaling”:  The conversion of HD resolutions down to 15KHz for use with CRT’s.  This addition is care of Marco Retro, an excellent YouTuber who wrote pages for the site, as well as videos for each downscaler.  Please make sure to subscribe to […]