Vanessa (Vanessaira)

JetHunt AGA released for Commodore Amiga

Programmer and author Coagulus on the English Amiga Boards, has just released their H.E.R.O. inspired JetHunt AGA game.  H.E.R.O. is an old game published by Activision (back when they actually made games *eye roll*) and was released for a whole range of systems including the Apple II, Atari 5200, Atari 8-bit family, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum, and Sega SG-1000.  However the […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Sega Mega Drive Mini Delayed Launch in EU

Sega Europe released a statement on Twitter that the Mega Drive Mini will be delayed till 4 October 2019 in the EU and Middle East regions.  This is a two week delay due to logistical issues.  The Japanese and North American launches will still be on the 19 September 2019. Links: https://twitter.com/SEGA_Europe/status/1155825449500647424  

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Vintage Computer Festival West 3-4 August 2019

The Vintage Computer Federation will be holding their Vintage Computer Festival West event on the 3rd and 4th of August, 2019.  This will be located at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California.  Some notables about this event is that ten or more Apple 1 computers will be on hand.  As well as a […]

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New Sound Cards in 2019

It is the year 2019 and in the Personal Computer (PC) world.  A company called Creative is still making sound cards for gamers and audiophile enthusiast alike.  Having just launched this summer, customers can order one of two different choices with the flagship model being the Sound Blaster AE-9 PCI-E Sound Card.   The other is […]

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Birth of the Amiga Interview (Joe Decuir)

  A wonderful interview with Electrical Engineer Joe Decuir, just took place recently at VCF East 2019 (Vintage Computer Festival).  Mr. Decuir was instrumental in the founding of the Hi-Toro / Amiga line of computers as well as other classic computers and hardware from Atari and more.  The Guru Meditation conducted this interview and if you […]

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New Amiga 1200 PCB Motherboard in Development

A new Amiga 1200 PCB Motherboard is in development and work is being shown on the Belgian Amiga Club via the work from Jeroen Vandezande.  Additional information can be found on the retro computing section on the website Hackaday (article by Jenny List).  This is a complete board replacement for the Amiga 1200.   Providing Amiga lovers […]

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PC Engine/Turbo Graphics Mini Games Revealed

Konami just announced its game line up and release date for its upcoming mini console collection based on the PC Engine, CoreGrafx, and TurboGrafx 16.  Regardless of the region or model you pick up.  Customers will get the same games no matter which version of mini console purchased.  Available on 19 March 2020, and links […]

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Perifractic has Worms!!!

YouTuber Perifractic on his channel Retro Recipes recently interviewed and showcased technology behind the game series Worms.  In addition to this interview with Cris Blyth, insight and technical knowledge was shown about two particular Amiga 4000 computers.  As well as a possible solution being worked on to help aid in data transfer, backup, and preservation […]

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VESA Publishes its new Display Port 2.0 Standards

Image from hd.tudocdn.net The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has just released its standard guidelines for the Display Port 2.0.  The new standards state that new Display Port 2.0 will not only be able to accommodate 8k but actually be able to support resolutions beyond 8k.  The notable benefits also extent to the areas of […]