Rany Battikh

8BitDo 2.4G controller for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive mini

The third iteration of the well received M30 wireless controller was just announced by 8BitDo, this time it’s accompanied by a USB dongle that plugs right into the front port of Sega’s newly released “Mini” console. The controller itself seems to be aesthetically identical to its previous versions. Functionality wise, the Turbo button is self-explanatory […]

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Wireless mouse adapter for the Atari ST/Amiga

Lotharek, mostly known among retro gamers for creating the Hydra series of Scart switches, has just released a USB-to-db9 converter that basically allows the user to use any wireless mouse on the flagships of the 16-bit era of computers: the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga. Based on the Smally Mouse project, Lotharek‘s adapter only […]

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MLIG’s Mega SD video & firmware update

Youtubers and retro gaming connoisseurs My Life in Gaming just released their awaited Mega Sd overview video. Purchase the Mega SD here:  https://bit.ly/terraonionmegasd Coury examined all of the cart’s features and took an in depth look at its Sega CD capabilities, comparing it to original hardware in terms of accuracy, especially in both the sound and […]

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8BitDo DIY kits for Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone controllers

8BitDo just released 2 separate DIY kits that will basically turn original wired Sega Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone (NES-039) controllers into Bluetooth controllers, making them fully compatible with devices like the Switch, PC and Raspberry Pi. Each kit includes a board that fits snugly under the D-pad and buttons on the inside of the plastic […]

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PSIO Menu System Update 2.6.6

Cybdyn Systems have just released a new firmware update for their Playstation ODE, the PSIO. The developers behind the PSIO have been, every since the official release a few years ago, constantly improving its compatibility and overall performance. While a very small percentage of the PS1’s gigantic library is still problematic, most of the games […]

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Carby Component by Insurrection Industries pre-order update

Insurrection Industries just revealed a few more details about their highly anticipated Carby Component GameCube cable on their Twitter account. First, every ordered cable will include 3 x 75 Ohm BNC to RCA adapters; those are custom made specifically for the Carby Component, lowering any chance of noise or interference and insuring the best performance […]

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Console JAMMAizer by Arthrimus

Arthrimus recently announced, through an Arcade-Projects thread, his latest on-going project,  the Console Jammaizer. Acquiring (and maintaining) arcade boards nowadays is by no means a walk in the park, so for years cabinet owners have opted for different solutions to take full advantage of their setups like: GroovyMame via ArcadeVGA, Raspberry Pi via Jamma adapters, […]

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Arcade-Projects JAMMA Extension Cables (Benime version)

A little less than a year ago, Frank_fjs (creator of the Sentinel supergun) came up with the design of two separate boards that, when connected together, act as a proper jamma extender. The boards are connected via two cables: a 24-pin ATX cable responsible for power, video and audio, and a 34-pin IDC cable responsible […]