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Fully assembled GBA Consolizer by Game-Tech US

Game-Tech US just announced that they will be taking pre-orders for fully assembled GBA Consolizer systems; this will include the main consolizer kit, a plastic enclosure, a plexi cover and an actual GBA motherboard. Woozle‘s brilliant GBA Consolizer kit is already available (for pre-order) through game-tech.us and comes in 2 main forms. The first kit […]

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Retro Gaming on Raspberry Pi 4 update (Early July 2019)

Shortly after last week’s announcement/release of the Raspberry Pi 4, questions were raised about the product’s backward compatibility with previous retro gaming related software and hardware released for the first 3 iterations of the RP. First, on the software side of things, Libretro, the team behind the multi-emulator frontend RetroArch, explained through a statement on […]

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InfiniKey CPS1 De-Suicide Board

After announcing it back in February 2019, Undamned just showed the InfiniKey de-suicide board for Capcom’s CPS hardware. While the CPS2 version of the InfiniKey revives all known B-boards (Capcom implemented the “Suicide battery” into the entire CPS2 catalog), its CPS1 counterpart will only resurrect the following 7 troublesome games (the remaining library is basically […]

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Retro Access 15kHz/31kHz Dreamcast cables

Retro Access just added new Dreamcast SCART and BNC cables to their ever-growing inventory of high-grade RGB cables: Dreamcast SCART Cable (you can choose cable type from the drop-down) Dreamcast BNC Cable (choose length and audio connector from the drop-down) Both versions come equipped with a 15kHz/31kHz switch, neatly fitted on the console’s end plug, for […]

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New CPS2 “Suicide” revival method

As an alternative solution to Undamned’s Infinikey-CPS2, aje_fr posted a new method to resurrect dead CPS2 boards, on the arcade-projects forums. This simple yet effective new mod only involves soldering a pic12f675 8-bit microcontroller to 6 pins on the game rom board. Of course, the placement of the mentioned pins depends on the board revision at […]