Bob

Weekly Roundup #411

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Bob

Official 90’s Nintendo “Flash Carts”

Yahel from Wrestling With Gaming has just released a short, but great video about official “Flash Carts” Nintendo released in Japan in the late 90’s.  These carts could be purchased and re-programmed at Lawson stores in Japan and could store multiple games.  There was one for the Super Famicom, as well as one for the […]

Bob

HDMI + RGB Famicom “Lava FC”

Retro Castle is now selling the “Lava FC” – A new Famicom console that offers 720p HDMI, RGB, S-Video and Composite Video outputs.  It’s a zero-lag device and is compatible with almost everything I threw at it, as it uses original Famicom CPU and PPU chips, with all new circuitry around it.  Essentially, this is […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #410

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Tito

The NES Just Got An Over-Engineered 72-Pin Connector

RockerGaming and BlueShell3D have just opened pre-orders for their upgraded 72-pin connector for the NES, called the Ninten-Drawer. As many of you are aware, over time the original Nintendo cartridge connector mechanism can become unreliable, causing frustration when trying to get your NES cartridges to load properly. Previous solutions for failing 72-pin connectors improved reliability […]