Alex Mitchell

MODE: v1.03R02 Firmware and Saturn/DC Database Update

Retro hardware developer Terraonion has released two updates over as many weeks to refine the experience of using their Sega Saturn and Dreamcast Optical Drive Emulator—M.O.D.E. Firmware v1.03R02 landed about two weeks ago and adjusts a few things for Saturn and Dreamcast users. Terraonion has provided this changelog: [SAT] Fix CDDA noise added by previous […]

Alex Mitchell

StrikerDC Review: Welcome to the Stage of History

I appreciate it when companies like 8BitDo update tried and true designs with a few modern amenities—wireless connection, turbo buttons, etc.—but it’s also nice to see companies throw convention to the wind and take a crack at reinventing the wheel. Enter Retro Fighters: the Kickstarter controller darlings of retro gaming, hellbent on creating alternatives to […]

SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Xeno Crisis Released

Bitmap Bureau today made the surprise announcement that the Sega Dreamcast release of Xeno Crisis complete, and they have already shipped out all pre-orders. That is quite a feat considering the state of global supply chains. As with their Xeno Crisis release for the Genesis, a ROM download option is also available in CDI format […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters the company behind the StrikerDC a 3rd party made SEGA Dreamcast controller.  Have received their first run of production units from the factory and will be shipping to the Kickstarter backers and website pre-orders promptly.  Updates and invoices have gone out via email and customers should expect their deliveries to arrive soon.   […]

Rany Battikh

Retro-Bit’s new Dreamcast controller

Carrying on with their line of SEGA legacy controllers, Retro-Bit just revealed the preliminary design for their upcoming Dreamcast controller. What’s different this time, is that Retro-Bit with the collaboration of SEGA, altered the the classic design of the not-so-popular original DC controller, opting for: 6 face-button layout (similar to the Saturn 3D controller, 2D […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters recently released an update indicating the current state of production and expectations for shipping their new Dreamcast controller.  They state additional time is needed due to the Covid 19 pandemic, and now expects to have one more update for backers indicating when the factory shipments are moving to the warehouses and fulfillment facilities.  […]

Rany Battikh

Dreamcast port of Heroes of Might and Magic III released

A few weeks ago, Dreamcast aficionados FatalistDC and Jan Baumgartner started a small-scale fundraiser aiming at dumping and immediately releasing the disc image of the unreleased Dreamcast port Heroes of Might and Magic III – The Restoration of Erathia. The turned based strategy cult classic game at hand saw release on Windows, Macintosh and Linux […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters just posted an update on their Kickstarter page.  In it they state that the initial samples are finished and wish to get the prototypes into a test batch production run.  If the pilot production and final set of testing is successful.  Mass production will soon follow.  Retro Fighters had hoped to have these […]