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Interview with Dr. Anthony Bean – The ‘Video Game Doc’

I just had the opportunity to have another great conversation with Dr. Anthony Bean, the “video game doc”.  His team’s work tying gaming together with psychology has made a really positive impact and I was excited to discuss his history, as well as his new books! The video of this interview is available on YouTube […]

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The Making Of Goldeneye

Wrestling With Gaming has just released a new documentary chronicling the legendary N64 game Goldeneye.  The video dug into the making of the game, as well as the team involved.  There’s a bunch of cool behind-the-scenes tidbits, but my favorite was definitely the story about when the multiplayer mode was implemented. Also the visuals in […]

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Neo SD Pro MVS Version Released

Terraonion has just released the MVS version of their Neo SD Pro ROM cart.  The price after shipping to the US came to around $660 and it comes with just the ROM cart and case like the AES version.  Please note that shipping and taxes will be based on your location:  https://shop.terraonion.com/en/neo-geo-mvs-arcade-board/18-neosd-pro-mvs.html According to a […]

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Xbox HDMI by MakeMHz

Here’s a review of the MakeMHz HDMI mod for the original Xbox. This mod taps the digital audio and video signals before they’re ever send to analog, making it a true digital-to-digital HDMI solution MakeMHz Xbox HDMI:  https://makemhz.com/collections/xbox/products/xboxhdmi OpenXenium ModChip:  https://makemhz.com/products/openxenium The review also goes over alternatives to an internal mod, demonstrates how dual-output would […]

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Top-Loading CDi RGB Boards Available

Mobius Strip Tech has just released a custom RGB board for the top-loading CDi 400 & 500 models.  The price is $30 plus shipping and they’re available right now:  https://mobiusstriptechnologies.com/product/philips-cd-i-400-500-series-rgb-board/ The board features a really unique design that pulls H&V sync directly from the main video chip, to create csync.  The previous methods of getting csync […]

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Weekly Roundup #220

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=2020-09-23_220.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 […]

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The Making Of Street Fighter II

Strafefox has recently posted a documentary on the making of Street Fighter II.  It was great to hear the stories of the developers and how the game’s iconic moves and gameplay took shape.  I’d highly recommend this to anyone with an interest in the history of the game. I’m always so impressed at how members […]