SmokeMonster

Atomiswave Dolphin Blue now fully playable on Dreamcast

I reported recently about Megavolt85’s native 1:1 Atomiswave-to-Dreamcast ports, and I posted a video on the topic. Since then, more Atomiswave arcade games have been ported over. RetroRGB/Bob maintains a list of the ports here. As I explained in my video though, “port” might not be the correct word; the Atomiswave is a Dreamcast and […]

ChrisFratz

A Prototype For Sonic 1 Has Finally Been Released

On December 31st, 2020, HIdden Palace streamed on Twitch an unreleased prototype of the original Sonic the Hedgehog from before the game was set to release.  It has a bunch of differences in both level design and graphics, most notable being some of the backgrounds in zones like Marble Zone (shown on the left), and […]

ChrisFratz

The 16-Bit Audiophile Project

I recently came across something called The 16-Bit Audiophile Project, which is dedicated to archiving and preserving game soundtracks in the highest quality possible.  Through the use of professional recording equipment, they’re able to get high resolution, extremely accurate recordings straight from the original hardware. They post their own releases, but also allow for community […]

Dan Mons

Sega Master System non-linear blue channel findings.

An initial tweet exchange between Chris Covell and Bernard Bygott lead to some deeper analysis by Bernard into the Sega Master System’s blue channel.  Initially Chris mentioned the phenomenon: That's cool! Have you tried this analysis on the Sega Master System, by any chance? I hear its RGB is not exactly linear. — Chris Covell […]

SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Atomiswave Arcade Ports

In my latest video, I cover the technical aspects of porting Atomiswave arcade games to the Dreamcast. I cover the similarities between the two systems and what games we might look forward to. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77L4KuNpL78   Sega Dreamcast Console (Renewed)  (133) $189.41 $178.95 Contains: Gray Dreamcast unit, modem, controller, power cable, and stereo […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

SmokeMonster

Metal Slug 6: First Atomiswave Arcade Native Port to Dreamcast

The Atomiswave arcade platform is seen by many as a spiritual successor to the Neo Geo MVS, being a collaboration between Sammy, SNK, and Sega. Interestingly, it was very similar to the Dreamcast hardware, even more so than the Sega Naomi. Unlike Naomi though, Atomiswave has been largely overlooked due to its rarity and relative […]

Dan Mons

Sega Golden Axed prototype and Streets of Kamurocho

Sega are continuing their 60th anniversary celebrations this month by releasing two interesting games on Steam for a very limited time. The first is a cancelled “Golden Axed” prototype.  This will be available on the 18th of October for around 24 hours only: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368460/Golden_Axed_A_Cancelled_Prototype/ The second is titled “Streets Of Kamurocho”, and looks to be […]

Alex Mitchell

Laser Bear Releases Saturn MODE Mount

Earlier today, 3D design and printing shop Laser Bear Industries began taking orders for their latest product: a Sega Saturn mounting bracket that provides stability and gives access to buttons, LEDs, and the SD card slot on Terraonion’s MODE. Some things to mention: Model 1 and Model 2 Saturns have different internal layouts, and their mounting brackets […]