Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Mega EverDrive Pro Is Now Available For Purchase

Hardware and rom cart designer Igor Golubovskiy “Kr!Kzz” has just announced that the much anticipated Mega EverDrive Pro is now available for purchase.  This improved “Pro” model SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive cart is due in large part to the necessity of the hardware design and components used.  Some of the microchips used in the making of […]

SmokeMonster

Saturn King of Fighters ’95 4MB RAM Cart Hack

YZB first brought us a 4MB optimized Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, and now they have patched Saturn’s King of Fighters ’95 to bypass its proprietary ROM cart, utilizing common aftermarket 4MB RAM carts instead, just as they did for Ultraman recently. Like Ultraman, KOF95’s custom ROM cart worked flawlessly as a physical copy protection […]

SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Xeno Crisis Released

Bitmap Bureau today made the surprise announcement that the Sega Dreamcast release of Xeno Crisis complete, and they have already shipped out all pre-orders. That is quite a feat considering the state of global supply chains. As with their Xeno Crisis release for the Genesis, a ROM download option is also available in CDI format […]

SmokeMonster

Saturn Ultraman Hack Bypasses Proprietary ROM Cart Via 4MB Cart

ROMhacker YZB has released another Sega Saturn hack, following up their recent release of the Castlevania: Symphony of the Night 4MB RAM Cart Hack. This one is for Ultraman [Ultraman: Hikari no Kyojin Densetsu], a 2D fighter that is one of two Saturn titles requiring its own proprietary ROM cart, along with King of Fighters […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters the company behind the StrikerDC a 3rd party made SEGA Dreamcast controller.  Have received their first run of production units from the factory and will be shipping to the Kickstarter backers and website pre-orders promptly.  Updates and invoices have gone out via email and customers should expect their deliveries to arrive soon.   […]

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New Saturn Castlevania SOTN Improvement Hack Utilizes The 4MB RAM Cart For Fast Loading, Smoother Animations, And More.

Chinese ROMhacker YZB has coded a high-level hack of the Sega Saturn Castlevania: Symphony of the Night [Akumajou Dracula X-Gekka no Yasoukyoku] which implements a number of quality of life improvements by using the 4MB RAM cart and other modifications: Disk-reading slowdown is improved by preloading data to a 4MB RAM cart, the CD file […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

MVG Test the Polymega SEGA Genesis Module

Modern Vintage Gamer recently received the beta test SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive module for the Polymega, and as such put out a video running it through its paces.  In his review he showcased the current capabilities of the Genesis module and what potential users could expect from the Polymega in its current iteration.  MVG […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Retro Fighters Dreamcast Controller Update

Retro Fighters recently released an update indicating the current state of production and expectations for shipping their new Dreamcast controller.  They state additional time is needed due to the Covid 19 pandemic, and now expects to have one more update for backers indicating when the factory shipments are moving to the warehouses and fulfillment facilities.  […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Prototype Mega EverDrive Pro Update

Krikzz just posted an update via twitter showing off his prototype Mega EverDrive Pro.  With any luck krikzz will get this finished soon, and users of this EverDrive variant will have many more options including the much requested Sega CD support.  Making this more powerful “pro” version of EverDrive a good form of competition to […]