Alex Mitchell

MODE: v1.03R02 Firmware and Saturn/DC Database Update

Retro hardware developer Terraonion has released two updates over as many weeks to refine the experience of using their Sega Saturn and Dreamcast Optical Drive Emulator—M.O.D.E. Firmware v1.03R02 landed about two weeks ago and adjusts a few things for Saturn and Dreamcast users. Terraonion has provided this changelog: [SAT] Fix CDDA noise added by previous […]

Ray Commend

Netflix Attemps to Appeal to Classic Gamers via High Score Documentary

Documentaries are a dime-a-dozen on Netflix. From conspiracy theories to whodunits, the streaming giant never shies away from attempting to appeal the the largest market possible.  In this case, the target is centered on classic gaming market and its history from the late 70’s into the late nineties though its latest series aptly named High […]

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 […]

Alex Mitchell

StrikerDC Review: Welcome to the Stage of History

I appreciate it when companies like 8BitDo update tried and true designs with a few modern amenities—wireless connection, turbo buttons, etc.—but it’s also nice to see companies throw convention to the wind and take a crack at reinventing the wheel. Enter Retro Fighters: the Kickstarter controller darlings of retro gaming, hellbent on creating alternatives to […]

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.   […]