Rany Battikh

Wingman PS2 controller adapter by Brook

Taiwanese based gaming accessories developers Brook have just announced the latest addition to their Wingman series of controller adapters: the Wingman PS2. As the name implies, the Wingman PS2 is an adapter/dongle that plugs into the controller port of the PlayStation 2 and accepts a whole slew of wired and wireless controllers. Just like other […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

NEW PLAYSTATION / SATURN 2D ENGINE ANNOUNCED!

On Wednesday Aug 3, 2022, Gabriel Pyron announced a NEW 2D Game Engine in the works for both PlayStation and Saturn, created by Tiago Cabral (aka TiagoSC), the same individual who ported Sonic the Hedgehog to the Super Nintendo, through a custom 2D Engine. Original Announcement… In the video upload (shown above) Gabriel demonstrates the […]

Alex Mitchell

PixelFX Updates PS1Digital, N64Digital to v2.0

PixelFX, a trio of hardware developers responsible for some of the community’s most polished console HDMI mods, has just released a significant firmware update for both their PS1Digital and N64Digital output boards. While this update implements some exciting new features for users of both mods, it also gives us window in to how PixelFX plans to […]

Alex Mitchell

5th-Gen Roguelike “Baroque” Translated to English

An English fan-translation has been released for “Baroque” this week, giving western audiences their first taste of the original version of the game. Although the PS2/Wii remake was localized in English, the original version of the 5th-gen dungeon crawler “Baroque” has always been a Japan exclusive—even for the 2020 re-release on Switch. Originally made for […]

Retro Kevin

Wonder Boy Collection coming to Switch and PS4

InIn games and developer/publisher United Games are releasing a Wonder Boy Collection for the Switch and Playstation 4. There will actually be two different versions of this collection; a limited edition release that includes the entire* series of Wonder Boy games and a regular retail and digital release that only includes four games. Even though […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Sony Officially Announces Closure of Old Stores

Sony Computer Entertainment has officially announced the closure of the online PlayStation Store fronts for PlayStation 3, Portable (PSP), and Vita devices.  In this release, Sony gave a break down in the form of an FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) of what services would and would not be available and what users could expect going forward […]

Alex Mitchell

Resident Evil: True Director’s Cut Patch Released

TW: If you’re here for Resident Evil news then you’re probably comfortable with a little gore and violence, however cheesy it might be, but in case you’re not then steer clear of the linked videos. Every country has their own localization needs and rating standards for video games, forcing developers to either alter or omit […]

Dan Mons

PlayStation preservation ups and downs

Mixed news in the realm of game preservation this week.  Starting on a less positive note, website TheGamer reports that the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable (PSP) stores may go offline July 2, and the PlayStation Vita store will go offline August 27: https://www.thegamer.com/ps3-vita-psp-stores-permanently-closed/ This means that legally purchased digital titles and DLC may not […]

Dan Mons

PlayStation 1 “tonyhax” soft-mod released

For a number of years there has been a small amount of research into PlayStation 1 games that created save files where certain text field length checks were not performed (say, when custom naming a character or other save information), and could potentially result in a buffer overflow attack (a common security attack that allows […]