Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Super MIDI Pak Coming to SFC/SNES

A new MIDI synth interface called the Super MIDI Pak is available for pre order on their website SuperMIDIpak.com.  This custom cart turns your Super Famicom/Nintendo into a polyphonic MIDI synthesizer, and gives users direct access to the consoles sound chip.   This can be accomplished by either connecting via MIDI cables to a keyboard, etc […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Tie Fighter Total Conversion Project V1.0 Launch

The Tie Fighter Total Conversion Project (TFTC) Mod for the Star Wars game, X-Wing Alliance (XWA) has now officially been released on ModDB.com.  This total conversion is based off the original Tie Fighter game released 27 years ago this month in July of 1994.  Unique for its time, Tie Fighter gave players a different perspective […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

MSX2 Metal Gear Ported to Amiga

Last Friday (21 May 2021) Ian Ford also known as the H0ffman reported on his blog/Twitter.  That he had released the long anticipated port of the MSX2 classic Metal Gear for the Commodore Amiga.  The H0ffman well known for his work in the Amiga community with his coding, music and amazing DJ’ing skills. Announced in […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

PiStorm for Amiga Micro Computers

A new cost effective way to boost your Commodore Amiga micro computer is being developed.  This project which is known as PiStorm.  Is an open source effort that aims to be an effective yet cost reduced alternative to the many expensive Amiga upgrade efforts like the Vampire or the Warp 1260 projects.  The project utilizes […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

N64Digital Pre-orders Available 7 May 2021

The PixelFX company has just announced the pre-order window for the new N64Digital mod.  PixelFX is the newly established company formed from the combined talents of citrus3000psi, chriz2600, and Woozle. These individuals have contributed wonderful works to the retro gaming community but have now teamed up to create PixelFX and the N64Digital will be their […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

The Story of Shantae and Modern Vintage Gamer

Beloved retro gaming community icon Modern Vintage Gamer (MVG) had made it recently known that he had worked on the re-release of Shantae for the Nintendo Switch.  For MVG’s weekly video, he decided to dedicate it to how he made and ported the game which was originally released for the Nintendo Game Boy Color (GBC). […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Legendary NYC Plumber Dead at 35

Legendary NYC Plumber Mario found dead at 35. Witnesses say they saw Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto fleeing the scene after he was heard screaming at Mario that his pixels had stretched to far to 16:9. Usual suspect Browser, King of Koopas was publicly addressing his troops and supporters leveling his normal accusations at Mario, and the […]

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 […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Reverse Engineered 3DFX Voodoo 5 6000

A user by the handle zx-c64 on MODLABS.net (anthony on the vogons) has recently announced an update to their currently “untitled project” which aims to produce a new 3DFX compatible 3D graphic accelerator (video card).  3DFX Interactive was the company behind the immensely popular Voodoo line of video cards in the mid to late 90’s […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Mega MIDI Interface for EverDrive X7/Pro

Robert Hargreaves has just finished implementing the Mega MIDI Interface for the Mega EverDrive X7 and X7 Pro models of krikzz’ designed flash carts for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.  This is a tool that allows composers to use krikzz’s cart for music creation in addition to its gaming capabilities.  Providing a solution similar to the […]