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Alex Mitchell

Rockstar Resurrects Original GTA Trilogy for PC

After the tumultuous and disappointing launch of Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, Rockstar Games has finally relented and made the original Grand Theft Auto Trilogy available on digital storefronts again. Excellent analysis of GTA 3, by Digital Foundry. Released a little over a week ago, the “Definitive Edition” trilogy’s rollout has […]

Bob

Genesis Gaiares Official Re-Release

Retro-Bit has just announced they’re opening pre-orders from now until December 19th on an official re-print of the Genesis shmup Gaiares.  This release includes a clear cartridge shell, that lets you see right into the PCB designed by René from db Electronics – Which of course will have properly beveled edges and is 100% safe […]

Alex Mitchell

Pseudo Saturn Kai Update Released

Although it was really meant for save game storage and RAM upgrades, it could easily be argued that the most important use of the Sega Saturn’s cartridge slot is facilitating 3rd party enhancement carts. These carts can—in addition to enabling cheat codes and providing additional save storage and RAM expansion functionality—perform the noble task of […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #279

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video and on audio-only podcast servcies, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to buy anyway, at […]

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MiSTer Lightguns Via SNAC

Lon Seidman recently released a video discussing SNAC, the “Serial Native Accessory Converter” for the MiSTer FPGA project.  It’s a very basic overview of the concept, but I think it’s an excellent introduction for people looking to get started. I also agree 100% with his recommendations:  SNAC is only necessary with peripherals that rely on […]

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Clear SFC Shell: First Look

Retro Game Restore was kind enough to send me a pre-production version of their new Super Famicom clear replacement shell, in place of the production version I purchased, so I may review it.  Overall, the quality is excellent and exactly what I expected based on the quality of their previous SNES and PCE shells.  I […]

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LaserBear Nomad Battery Pack Reviewed

Tito from Macho Nacho Productions has just posted an installation video / review of the awesome Laser Bear battery pack for the Sega Nomad portable Genesis handheld console.  I previously reviewed this kit, however I didn’t go over installation or how long the battery lasted, making this a must-watch video for anyone interested! LaserBear Nomad […]