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SNES Legacy 16 wireless controller by Retro-bit

Castlemania Games is now accepting pre-orders for Retro-bit‘s latest addition to the Legacy16 line of products, a SNES-styled wireless controller. Earlier this year, Retro-bit unveiled a USB-only bare-bones wired version of the Legacy16. With the newer model, a slew of features were introduced placing the Legacy16 wireless more in line with the typical Switch-compatible retro-style […]

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GPiMate Plus for CM4 Lite by Retro Game Restore

Retro Game Restore just opened pre-orders for the second iteration of their GPiMate series, the GPiMate Plus. The GPiMate‘s main purpose is to serve as an upgrade/replacement to RetroFlag’s GPi Case (a Raspberry Pi based handheld system) custom interface board. The DMG looking GPi originally could only fit a small cartridge containing a Raspberry Pi […]

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Genesis/Famicom/MSX Protective Plastic Shell

RetroDaily is now accepting pre-orders for clear plastic protective shells that snugly house Genesis/Mega Drive, MSX and Famicom cartridges. While second-hand Genesis/Mega Drive carts are most commonly found encased in their original plastic packaging, complete-in-box prices have been on the rise for the past few years, making cart-only a more appealing option for non-collectors to […]

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Sound Blaster 1.0 Firmware Reverse Engineered

The legendary Sound Blaster, released in 1989 by Creative Labs, was an industry-changer as it paved the way for powerhouse FM-synthesis-on-board cards dominance up until the mid-late 90s. So many clones SB appeared on the market during that time period, mimicking the functionalities of the original hardware, with varying degrees of success. Almost 30 years […]

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X-station firmware 1.0.4 released

While it’s only been a couple of weeks since the X-station received its latest firmware update, the project’s main developer ramapcsx2  just released yet another newer update that improves, or rather simplifies compatibility and addresses a few bugs. Introduced by Sony in 1998, Libcrypt is extra code stored on quite a few PAL PS disc/games […]

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X-station firmware 1.0.2 released

A new firmware update has just been released for the new and upcoming PlayStation optical drive emulator (ODE), the X-station. While users who pre-ordered their units before late September are expecting to receive them very soon, the project’s main developer ramapcsx2 addressed some bugs, improved compatibility and ameliorated the overall presentation of the X-station, all […]