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Retro Gaming on Raspberry Pi 4 update (Early July 2019)

Shortly after last week’s announcement/release of the Raspberry Pi 4, questions were raised about the product’s backward compatibility with previous retro gaming related software and hardware released for the first 3 iterations of the RP. First, on the software side of things, Libretro, the team behind the multi-emulator frontend RetroArch, explained through a statement on […]

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Libretro Goes After Polymega with RetroArch Disc Project and Run Ahead Modes

Never a collective that minces words, the Libretro team has announced the RetroArch Disc Project; a software initiative that will allow for gamers to use their physical discs with their emulation cores.  Judging from their blog and the following tweet, it’s VERY clear that this initiative is going after Polymega: Unveiling the RetroArch Disc Project! It's […]

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Raspberry Pi 4 Released for $35

The Raspberry Pi team has just launched the “RPi4b”, starting at $35 for the 1GB model and $55 for the 4GB version.  The features are pretty impressive and quite a boost over previous models: A 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A72 CPU (~3× performance) 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB of LPDDR4 SDRAM Full-throughput Gigabit Ethernet Dual-band 802.11ac wireless networking Bluetooth […]