Rany Battikh

NESessity NES PCB Replacement

Low_budget, creator of the now-discontinued NES clone the Super 8-bit, just revealed his latest project: a complete replacement for the front-loading NES motherboard named the NESessity Designed to fit perfectly inside of an original NES case, the NESessity board’s circuit is closely based on the Super 8-bit layout (Low_budget recently released its full schematics) but the […]

Alex Mitchell

Bug in Super Mario Bros (NES) discovered, patched

GoldS, an admin and writer at video game research wiki The Cutting Room Floor, has released a patch for Super Mario Bros. (NES) that fixes a bug in the code that governs Lakitu’s behaviour when throwing spiny eggs: “The Spiny eggs are thrown by Lakitu in a simple way, with no horizontal movement whatsoever. However, this […]

Alex Mitchell

“Analogue 8” Trademark Abandoned

As of March 23rd, 2020, Hi-Fi retro console manufacturer Analogue Inc has abandoned its trademark for the long-rumoured Analogue 8 console. Filed in mid-2019 along with the Analogue Pocket trademark, the listing sparked rumours that Analogue was designing a console similar to the Nt Mini but with a focus on reducing costs by eliminating the […]

SmokeMonster

Zelda: The Legend of Link Updated

Infidelity updated his incredible Zelda – The Legend of Link, which is a total ROMhack of the NES Legend of Zelda that creates an all new game, complete with new graphics and sprites, a new overworld and levels, and a new script. It’s an all-new adventure for lovers of the legendary NES title. The hack […]

Rany Battikh

Krikzz N8 & N8 Pro firmware update

It seems like we’re getting weekly firmware updates from Krikzz lately, especially when it comes to his N8/N8 Pro line of rom-carts. With every new firmware version, additional mappers are being supported, old ones are getting fixed and some features are receiving improvements. Remarkably, established on his research and development work on the powerful Cyclone […]

Bob

C64 Sam’s Journey NES Port

Knights of Bytes have just shown a teaser of their 2017 hit Commodore 64 game Sam’s Journey running on the Nintendo Entertainment System.  The C64 edition of the game was available to purchase both as a physical disk, as well as a digital download.  I hope they’ll offer the same with the NES version, as […]