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New Run of InfiniKey CPS2s Coming

RetroRGB.com previously covered the introduction of new tools that prevent or reverse the “suiciding” of Capcom CPS-2 arcade boards, using the techniques researched and documented by a team at the Arcadehacker Blog. The Inifinikey is one such device, which was cheap and sold extremely well. The first batch potentially saved 1,000 CPS-2 games, permanently protecting […]

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New Arcade Platform: EXA-Arcadia at the Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) – 2019

The upcoming arcade platform EXA-Arcadia appeared in full force at the Japanese Amusement Expo [JAEPO], with a number of cabinets (mostly Viewlix) set up and ready to play with a large variety of horizontal and vertical games, ranging from new Shoot ’em Ups to Fighters. ArcadeHeroes.com has been covering the new platform since it was […]

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MiSTer Ghosts ‘n Goblins Core Released: Things just got serious.

Sorge–AKA Alexey, the mastermind behind MiSTer–ported Jotego’s (Jose Tejada) open-source Ghosts ‘n Goblins MiST FPGA core to MiSTer, and released it today. A user shared a pre-compiled ROM here, and the core itself can be obtained using the Updater Script or on Github. The Ghosts ‘n Goblins [Makaimura] arcade PCB platform was similar to several […]

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Sentinel Supergun Serial #001 Revealed

Frank has completed the first finished production model Sentinel Supergun, serial #001. Superguns are devices which allow you play arcade game PCBs on TVs, essentially “consolizing” the boards into stand-alone systems. The Sentinel is one of only three (along with HAS & Parsec) that are safe for modern equipment, with an RGB video encoder, proper […]

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SegaSonic Bros MD Released – Sega Genesis

As I reported previously, Dustin O’Dell is porting the unreleased Sega System C2 Arcade prototype “SegaSonic Bros” to the Sega Genesis. Today he released it for free. The game is completely playable and just has some polishing before it’s complete. I tested it on the latest MiSTer Sega Genesis core and it feels like a […]