Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Dreamcast’s Castlevania Resurrections Demo Released

The long lost Castlevania: Resurrection E3 Demo once used by Konami for a potential release and showcase on the SEGA Dreamcast.  Has been made available for download via website The Dreamcast Junkyard. This build of the game had been recently found and had made news headlines earlier this month.  With a bit of additional controversy […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

The Story of Shantae and Modern Vintage Gamer

Beloved retro gaming community icon Modern Vintage Gamer (MVG) had made it recently known that he had worked on the re-release of Shantae for the Nintendo Switch.  For MVG’s weekly video, he decided to dedicate it to how he made and ported the game which was originally released for the Nintendo Game Boy Color (GBC). […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Legendary NYC Plumber Dead at 35

Legendary NYC Plumber Mario found dead at 35. Witnesses say they saw Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto fleeing the scene after he was heard screaming at Mario that his pixels had stretched to far to 16:9. Usual suspect Browser, King of Koopas was publicly addressing his troops and supporters leveling his normal accusations at Mario, and the […]

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Sony Officially Announces Closure of Old Stores

Sony Computer Entertainment has officially announced the closure of the online PlayStation Store fronts for PlayStation 3, Portable (PSP), and Vita devices.  In this release, Sony gave a break down in the form of an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of what services would and would not be available and what users could expect going forward […]

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RetroN Sq Game Boy Review MJR

Note from the Writer: I want to apologize for getting this out a week late.  This should have been released for the previous Weekly Roundup. Recently the Hidden Gems Guru & YouTuber Metal Jesus Rocks received a preview unit of the new RetroN Sq.  A general purpose all in one Game Boy device which is […]

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Voltage Blaster -5V ISA Slot Adapter

Phil from Phil’s Computer Lab has teamed up with Necroware to design and release the “Voltage Blaster”.  A device which is an ISA slot based adapter that helps facilitate the proper voltage needed to run many vintage ISA slot based sound cards.  Some classic sound cards like the Sound Blaster 2.0 requires -5V to operate […]

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Reverse Engineered 3DFX Voodoo 5 6000

A user by the handle zx-c64 on MODLABS.net (anthony on the vogons) has recently announced an update to their currently “untitled project” which aims to produce a new 3DFX compatible 3D graphic accelerator (video card).  3DFX Interactive was the company behind the immensely popular Voodoo line of video cards in the mid to late 90’s […]

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New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]