Rany Battikh

MegaKiosk DS-18 New 8-slot Unit for Genesis/Mega Drive

UK based modder Will Gentry just revealed the MegaKiosk DS-18, a new 8-slot add-on device for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive. Originally based on the never-publicly-released SEGA DS-16 6-slot Kiosk demo unit, the DS-18 is an Arduino-based external peripheral that interfaces with any (all models from all regions) Genesis/Mega Drive console through a custom cartridge (and […]

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NESessity NES PCB Replacement

Low_budget, creator of the now-discontinued NES clone the Super 8-bit, just revealed his latest project: a complete replacement for the front-loading NES motherboard named the NESessity Designed to fit perfectly inside of an original NES case, the NESessity board’s circuit is closely based on the Super 8-bit layout (Low_budget recently released its full schematics) but the […]

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The Scopetrex – Play Vectrex games on an Oscilloscope!

Retro computer hardware expert Eric Schlaepfer aka Tube Time just released the full schematics of a Vectrex motherboard replica. The Scopetrex, as he calls it, plugs right into an analog oscilloscope and takes advantage of its vector-based monitor to accurately display Vectrex games. Tube Time designed the Scopetrex PCB layout from scratch after carefully studying […]

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ElCheapoSD Lynx romcart by BennVenn

Handhled modder and innovator Benn Venn just opened pre-orders for his newly designed romcart, the ElCheapoSD Lynx. This Atari Lynx micro-SD based cart, follows Benn’s ElCheapoSD line of products‘ norm with its simplistic yet decently-featured nature and, as the name implies, its affordability.  The ElCheapoSD Lynx will easily fit into both revisions of Atari’s cult […]

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PC Engine transparent case by Retro Game Restore

Mostly known for selling Raspberry Pi peripherals and hats, Taiwanese designer Retro Game Restore is now accepting pre-orders for clear case/shell replacements that specifically fit the original all-white PC Engine (without modification) console and the second generation controller (with added turbo switches). The cases will be made of polycarbonate plastic, a polymer that is mainly […]

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Game Boy Interface – April 2020 Updates

Extrems just released a new version of the Game Boy Interface (GBi) software for the Gamecube, that mainly takes advantage of the latest GCVideo-Dvi firmware update v 3.0. For those who updated their GCVideo devices, Extrems added four new optimized video configurations to try out. Custom-tailored presets (found in the “presets” folder from the downloaded […]