Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Ultimate Joystick Interface V2.0

Recently Neil from the YouTube Channel Retro Man Cave (RMC) invited fellow YouTuber Dr. Andrew Armstrong from Back Office Show, to show off the latest update to his product.  The “Ultimate Joystick Interface” version 2.0 is Dr. Armstrong’s latest iteration of his analogue joystick interface.  This product allows old analogue joysticks and peripherals to have […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

C64 Video Enhancement, Analog Only

c0pperdragon on their GitHub project page has released a new PCB design for a simple Commodore 64 Video Enhancement.  While their other main piece to this project is for a video enhancement that will utilize component video.  This is just a cheaper analog option replacing the RF modulator so users can improve the original S-Video […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

World Wide Web Banking on the S.N.E.S.???

Yahel over at Wrestling With Gaming has dug up some interesting information regarding a banking system product set that was intended for use on the Super Nintendo.  In his video Yahel breaks down the cartridge and possible peripheral hardware as well as a promo video from the company behind the device, TranDirect.  It is rather […]

Rany Battikh

Divide 2k20 for ZX Spectrum

Lotharek just updated the overall design and functionality of his interpretation of the ZX Spectrum multi-purpose device “Divide“. Originally conceived by Pavel Cimbal, Divide is basically an ATA interface for Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum; Lotharek’s version plugs right into the computer’s expansion port and adds support for loading software directly from a compact flash card, completely […]

Rany Battikh

Atari 7800 Multi-cart announced by RetroHQ

The Atari 7800, one of the most under-appreciated and often neglected consoles of all time, is finally getting the SD multi-cart treatment. Saint from RetroHQ, creator of the excellent Jaguar GD, Neo Geo Pocket GD and Lynx GD, just tweeted a preliminary design of the upcoming cart and cited a few details along the way: […]

Rany Battikh

Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro pre-installed games announced

SNK just revealed the 20 pre-installed titles for their upcoming Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro system/controller, and they’re all fighting games! While a big portion of the Neo Geo MVS/AES/CD ‘s repertoire consists of one-on-one fighting games, over-the-top action games/series like Metal Slug, Aero Fighters and Shock Troopers brought forward a whole new audience to […]

Rany Battikh

8BitDo 2.4G controller for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive mini

The third iteration of the well received M30 wireless controller was just announced by 8BitDo, this time it’s accompanied by a USB dongle that plugs right into the front port of Sega’s newly released “Mini” console. The controller itself seems to be aesthetically identical to its previous versions. Functionality wise, the Turbo button is self-explanatory […]

Rany Battikh

Wireless mouse adapter for the Atari ST/Amiga

Lotharek, mostly known among retro gamers for creating the Hydra series of Scart switches, has just released a USB-to-db9 converter that basically allows the user to use any wireless mouse on the flagships of the 16-bit era of computers: the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga. Based on the Smally Mouse project, Lotharek‘s adapter only […]