Rany Battikh

8BitDo DIY kits for Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone controllers

8BitDo just released 2 separate DIY kits that will basically turn original wired Sega Saturn and Nintendo Dogbone (NES-039) controllers into Bluetooth controllers, making them fully compatible with devices like the Switch, PC and Raspberry Pi. Each kit includes a board that fits snugly under the D-pad and buttons on the inside of the plastic […]

SmokeMonster

Neo Geo Mini Controller Mod for Real Neo Geo & Clicky D-Pad

Magic Trashman has written a tutorial on how to padhack a Neo Geo Mini controller to DB15 (arcade/Neo Geo direct connection) and add a clicky microswitch d-pad to it. It’s a relatively complex mod involving custom 3D prints, but MT has been offering pre-modified controllers for sale through Twitter. I bought one of these from […]

SmokeMonster

UD-USB Decoder Arcade Controller Converter Firmware Update

UD Game Tech makes a popular controller adapter called the UD-USB Decoder (AKA “Undamned Converter”) that adapts Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, and PS4 controllers to arcade format, for use with arcade game PCBs and superguns. Last week he issued a firmware update to bring support to even more popular PS4 joysticks: UD-USB & UD-CPS2 […]

SmokeMonster

3D Printed Rotary Controller – Competition Pro Spinner: GhettoBillGates Remix

GhettoBillGates has released a DIY package for building your own high-quality arcade rotary controller AKA “spinner” for games like Arkanoid. His design files include the 3D printable case and a parts list of easily obtainable components, with links. It’s USB and emulates a mouse X axis and left-click, perfect for emulators and MiSTer. It will […]

SmokeMonster

KTRL CD32 Adapts SNES USB Controllers to Amiga CD32

A new kit by MickGyver, the KTRL CD32, converts cheap SNES USB controllers to the Amiga CD32, complete with button remapping, auto-fire, memory, and more. Leon Kiriliuk posted some pictures of the kit on Twitter. Source: http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=85056Purchase: http://www.amibay.com/showthread.php?101948-KTRL-CD32-PCBs-and-ComponentsAssembly Instructions: http://www.daemonbite.com/ktrl/ktrl-cd32.html

beyondpixels

NES Gaming on Demand with Nintendo Online Service

Nintendo will officially launch its paid online services on September 19th.  Cost will be $19.99 for a year in advance, $7.99 for three months ($31.96 per year), or $3.99 per month ($47.88 per year). If you have a subscription, you will be able to play 10 games for now: Balloon Fight Donkey Kong Dr. Mario Ice […]

beyondpixels

New GameCube controllers and Multitap coming for Switch

Nintendo will release rebranded Smash Bros. GC pads with a Switch logo on the box to coincide with the new Smash Bros. game releasing on November 16th.  A new version of the multitap will be available on December 7th, but there’s no confirmation if it will be USB or wireless.  My guess is this is just […]