Nicole Branagan

The Pioneer LaserActive and the RetroTINK-5X: A Match Made in Heaven?

  On my own blog, I’ve noted that the Pioneer LaserActive is one of the toughest nuts for upscalers to crack. It combines a game library consisting of fast-paced FMV crosshair shooters and quick-time event games like Triad Stone all in 240p, with a need for high-quality 480i deinterlacing for its use as a LaserDisc […]


Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Released

A brand new side-scrolling Castlevania game was just (re?)released called “Grimoire of Souls”.  It’s a modern 2D platformer/Metroidvania that was previously available in 2019 on smartphones via iOS and Android, but was removed from the stores about a year later.  It’s now back and available exclusively on Apple Arcade.  Also, tvOS and Mac’s seem to […]


How Does The 32xCD Work?

MatteusBeus has just released a short, but informative video demonstrating how the 32xCD works.  For those unfamiliar, 32xCD games require you to own a Genesis/Mega Drive, Sega CD and a 32x.  Just to play a handful of mostly mediocre-to-terrible FMV games. Still, its an interesting part of video game history and I’m always happy to […]


Jasen’s Customs CPS3 metal enclosure pre-order (Final Run)

Jasen Hicks is opening up one last pre-order for his CPS3 metal enclosure! After a successful last run of his CPS2 enclosure, Jasen’s back at it one last time for CPS3 owners. Priced at $149.95 and $20.00 world-wide shipping costs. (More images available below) Again, isn’t reopening but has opened up a pre-order for the […]


Weekly Roundup #270

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify and many others as well as direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to […]


Alwa’s Awakening NES Pre-Orders Now Open

Eldin PIxels, the team behind the NES-style game ‘Alwa’s Awakening’ has just completed porting the game to run on original NES hardware!  Pre-orders will be open from now until October 17th and there will be two versions:  A collectors edition released with a functional NES cartridge manufactured by RetroBit, as well as a digital-only release […]


VESA Mountable 9.7″ LCD Case

Greg from LaserBear has just started selling a VESA-mount version of the “LCD CRT” case.  It features both 100×100 and 75×75 mounting holes, making it compatible with a ton of mounting options, including both desk stands and wall mount’s with swivel options; Perfect for TATE mode!  More info below: Purchase yours here for $50 + Shipping: […]