Bob

Paprium Reviews Are in

The saga of Paprium is finally coming to a close.  What a weird ride it’s been.  Reviewers have been posting their thoughts and I wanted to compile their general consensus into one post, as well as links to their thoughts.  I strongly recommend checking out the individual reviews linked below, as each one offers a unique […]

Bob

Arcade1Up 2021 Product Announcements

Arcade1Up has just announced their new product lineup planned for 2021.  Interestingly enough, they claim all products are all still in development and their team plans on taking feedback from the community before finalizing the designs. First up are re-releases of existing Arcade1Up cabs that they’re calling the “legacy collection”;  Basically their best selling cabs […]

SmokeMonster

Atomiswave Dolphin Blue now fully playable on Dreamcast

I reported recently about Megavolt85’s native 1:1 Atomiswave-to-Dreamcast ports, and I posted a video on the topic. Since then, more Atomiswave arcade games have been ported over. RetroRGB/Bob maintains a list of the ports here. As I explained in my video though, “port” might not be the correct word; the Atomiswave is a Dreamcast and […]

Bob

RetroTINK-2X Pro Firmware v1.7

Mike Chi has just released a new firmware for the RetroTINK 2x Pro, that ads more functionality to the comb filter switch:  With this update, switching it to “retro” mode will boost the brightness a tiny bit, allowing to compensate for any signals that look a bit dull. Download the latest firmware here:  https://www.retrotink.com/post/retrotink-2x-pro-firmware-update-v1-1 RetroTINK 2x […]

ChrisFratz

A Prototype For Sonic 1 Has Finally Been Released

On December 31st, 2020, HIdden Palace streamed on Twitch an unreleased prototype of the original Sonic the Hedgehog from before the game was set to release.  It has a bunch of differences in both level design and graphics, most notable being some of the backgrounds in zones like Marble Zone (shown on the left), and […]

Bob

GCLoaders In Stock

The GameCube Optical Drive Emulator called the GCLoader has sold out within minutes each time a new batch has been released.  Luckily, there appears to be a new batch with quite a bit of stock available: GCLoader:  https://www.black-dog.tech/gc-loader-pnp.html 3D Printed SD Mount:  https://laserbear.net/shop/ols/products/gcloader-sd-mount The GCLoader requires no soldering and is 100% plug & play.  There are a […]