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3-Player Final Fight Released

As previously reported, a team of people have just released an “Anniversary Edition” of the arcade game Final Fight.  This version ads an entirely new gameplay mechanic, with features that include: Three Players Selectable Palettes Unlocked Character Selection More Health for Enemies/Bosses with three players Uncensored Intro / No Region Warning Patched versions of this […]

Bob

How A NES Controller Works

Have you ever wondered why there are only 7 pins on the NES controller port, but 8 buttons (plus power and ground)?  How does the NES know exactly what button is being pushed?  Also, how long does it take for the console to know that you’re pushing a button at all? Well, lucky for us, […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #179

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=2019-12-11_179.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.patreon.com/retrorgb  / https://www.subscribestar.com/robertneal  / https://bitbacker.io/user/robertneal/ 00:37  Swiss […]

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MoonWalker (Mega Drive / Sega Genesis) gets the MD+ Treatment

Thanks to the MD+ format that debuted on Terraonion’s Mega SD flash cart, some classic Genesis & Mega Drive games over the last few months that have received CD audio quality tracks. Recently, Terranonion asked the gaming community what games they would like to see patched for the Mega SD. Games such as Strider, Outrun, […]

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Retro-bit Announces Wireless N64 Controller Based on 2.4GHZ Technology

Tis’ the season of wireless N64 controllers with Retro-bit throwing their hat into the ring with retro-competitor Hyperkin.  Unlike the latter which is based on Bluetooth technology, the recently announced Retro-bit “Tribute N64” will be based on a 2.4GHZ technology. Coming in 2020 – #Tribute64 evolved & has gone wireless! Take a look at what […]

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Specialist controller for TG16/PC-Engine by Hyperkin

Hyperkin just released the Specialist, a $30, 2-button controller that’s compatible with both TurboGrafx 16 and PC-Engine systems:  http://bit.ly/pcespecialist The Specialist is styled after the CoreGrafx controller and its simple layout consisting of: a d-pad, start and select buttons, II and I buttons and their corresponding (3-level) turbo toggles. While I wouldn’t necessarily use the Specialist […]

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gswitches in stock

Superg has just posted that for the first time in a long time (ever?), both the gscartsw and gcompsw 8×2 are in stock and ready to ship: gscartsw – $220:  http://www.gretrostuff.com/store/gscartsw/ gcompsw – $200:  http://www.gretrostuff.com/store/gcompsw/ The gswitches are by far the most sought after switches in retro gaming.  Both are 8-input, 2-output devices that provide simultaneous output, […]