Bob

SD Gundam – English Translation Completed

Developer Thunderstruck has just completed the English translation of the  Virtual Boy game SD Gundam.  The game previously had all most of the in-game text translated, but this patch finishes the original work and even includes the end credits. Sometimes people underestimate the importance of game translations.  While they’re not as flashy as full game […]

Bob

Retro Scaler A1 Released

A $225 linedoubler has just been released from Irken Labs, called the Retro Scaler A1.  It accepts 15KHz (240p/480i) signals and doubles that to 31KHz / 480p VGA. The project has been in the works for about two and a half years and Irkin Labs seems to be focusing on special features not commonly found […]

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VGA 16 by Behar Bros completed and released

Behar Bros just announced, through their official Facebook page, the completion of the VGA 16 project, a 480p outputting solution for Neo Geo MVS boards. Following the reveal of their dual-ouput (VGA & RGBs) consolized MVS earlier this year, the Behar Bros have decided to release the FPGA-based line-doubling RGBHV VGA board, used with the […]

Bob

New Super Mario Land v1.1 Released

The creator of the amazing GB-to-SNES Super Mario Land conversion has just released version 1.1, which fixes all previous complaints!:  https://archive.org/details/newsupermarioland For anyone just discovering this game, an unknown developer re-wrote the original Game Boy’s Super Mario Land from the ground up as a Super Nintendo game, playable on original hardware.  Everything about the game was re-created, including […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #182

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=2020-01-01_182.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/ 00:40  […]

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Sega Nomad Triple Bypass Kits

Mobius Strip Tech has just opened pre-orders on his fully customized Sega Triple Bypass board for the Sega Nomad:  https://mobiusstriptechnologies.com/product/nomad-triple-bypass/ These kits bypass the audio, video and headphone audio from the Sega Nomad to give you the best possible signal from the console.  It’s been verified in MDFourier and compatible with both the original and LCDDRV […]

Bob

SMS Homebrew: Voyage

There’s a new SMS homebrew available called: “Voyage – A Sorceress’ Vacation”.  The game is a complete hack of Alex Kidd in Miracle World and has been in development since 2016. I’ve been watching this game take shape on the SMS Power forum under it’s original working title “Ma Kai Quest” and was always looking […]