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Neo Geo MVS-X Review

The MVSx is an arcade emulation machine that comes with around fifty Neo Geo games pre-loaded. Beast and I took a look at how it performed and overall it was pretty impressive. The lag was respectable and the panel looked great (in pixel perfect mode), but the stick wasn’t our favorite and the list of […]

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Weekly Roundup #222

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-10-07_222.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment […]

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Galloping Ghost Arcade Documentary

I documentary was just posted about Galloping Ghost, which is (at the moment) the world’s largest arcade with over seven hundred arcade games.  I was lucky enough to to there myself a few times and the wide selection of games was pretty incredible. I think in times like today where there’s a very real chance of […]

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Mario Kart 64 ‘Amped Up’ Homebrew Hack

A new homebrew romhack for Mario Kart 64 was just released called “Amped Up”.  The game is certainly still a work in progress, but it offers new tracks and a widescreen mode!  You can download the bps patch here:  https://mega.nz/folder/9BB32Cib#ISfFcu6hrF7CCl-2FTHaAA While the game does work on real hardware with a ROM cart, it requires an Expansion Pak.  […]

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RetroTINK 2x-M 720p Mode Added

The RetroTINK 2x Multiformat just got an update that allows it to pass though 720p, as well as pass through 480p with uncompressed (4:4:4) colors.  This is a free update every M owner should get right away and if you were on the fence about buying, this might make you reconsider: Firmware Update:  https://www.retrotink.com/post/retrotink-2x-pro-multiformat-firmware-page RetroTINK […]

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Nintendo Has Mod Chip Makers Arrested

Nintendo has just won a two million dollar lawsuit against a company selling mod chips for the Switch.  On top of that, members of the hacking group Team Xecuter have been arrested and it looks like Nintendo plans on prosecuting them to their fullest extent. News like this always brings up mixed feelings and Modern […]

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Weekly Roundup #221

Here’s this week’s roundup!  An audio-only version, is available on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Spotify and for direct-download:  https://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2020-09-30_221.mp3 Video available on YouTube (above), LBRY and Bitchute:  Please consider signing up as a supporter!  Either hit Join, tip or pledge on this video, or sign up through the following services:  https://www.floatplane.com/channel/RobertNeal  /  https://www.patreon.com/retrorgb   T-Shirts:  https://www.retrorgb.com/store.html All equipment used […]

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Interview with Dr. Anthony Bean – The ‘Video Game Doc’

I just had the opportunity to have another great conversation with Dr. Anthony Bean, the “video game doc”.  His team’s work tying gaming together with psychology has made a really positive impact and I was excited to discuss his history, as well as his new books! The video of this interview is available on YouTube […]

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The Making Of Goldeneye

Wrestling With Gaming has just released a new documentary chronicling the legendary N64 game Goldeneye.  The video dug into the making of the game, as well as the team involved.  There’s a bunch of cool behind-the-scenes tidbits, but my favorite was definitely the story about when the multiplayer mode was implemented. Also the visuals in […]