Welcome to RetroRGB, the site dedicated to keeping everyone up-to-date with everything the retro-gaming world has to offer!

Beginners are encouraged to check out the RGB Guide, anyone looking for console mods or technical info should go right to the Console Info & Mods section for guides, upgrade reviews and lots more!

…and of course, check out the news below and listen to the Weekly Roundup podcast that summarizes everything that’s been going on in the past week

Bob

Changing Your Game Cartridge Batteries

Voultar just posted a great video showing some tips and methods for changing the batteries in your game cartridges.  This is something almost all retro gamers will need to do at some point, as well as a great way to practice your modding skills!  Just remember to use good tools*!!! Also, since you already have […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #208

  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=2020-07-01_208.mp3 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.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Amiga Warp 1260 Review via Dan Wood

Dan Wood from the Retro Hour Podcast just reviewed the Warp 1260 Accelerator Board from CS-Labs.  This is an accelerator card meant for the Amiga 1200 that completely transforms the machine into a substantially more powerful Amiga.  As well as add modern solutions, features, and abilities a stock Amiga 1200 owner could never dream of.  […]

Bob

SCART Switch Shootout

Here’s a review of a few SCART switches with some interesting features.  I also wanted to show exactly how I performed these tests, so as new switches are released, anyone with similar equipment can confidently test their own. Here’s links to everything: Gscartsw:  http://www.gretrostuff.com/store/gscartsw/ Bumper Case:  https://laserbear.net/shop/ols/products/gswitch-bumper-cases SCA101:  http://www.axunwork.com/ Otaku Switch:  https://otaku-games.com/misc/rgb/scart-switches Taxon tools:  https://taxon-tools.com/shop/video/scart/scart.html […]

Bob

Mnemo Website Update

Just a quick notice:  The creator of the 3DO Optical Drive Emulator has changed website URL’s and the original one is now showing an error.  This lead many people to fear that he was no longer selling or supporting his products, but it just seems like his old domain expired.  Here’s the new one:  http://3do-mnemo.com/ …and […]

SmokeMonster

SD2SNES Super Game Boy Open-Sourced, Author Revealed

Redacted173 has revealed themselves as the author of the new SD2SNES Super Game Boy 2 support (although with a name like redacted we still don’t really know who they are), and has open-sourced its code on GitHub along with an update. I have compiled a care package with all of the necessary files here. FURiOUS, […]

Rany Battikh

FreeDVDBoot: Burn and run PS2 homebrew on an unmodified console

Software Engineer CTurt has successfully exploited the PS2 DVD drive through its DVD-video playback functionality, making it possible for homebrew applications to run on burned discs without the need for any hardware modification(s) or even starting up the system with Free Mcboot. With FreeDVDBoot as he calls it, CTurt basically reverse-engineered the initial IFO (a […]