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Oct
21
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Boldly claims that it'll have better 2D graphics than the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One!

Intellivision was one of first gaming 'consoles' for your TV's back in the day, and now that Retro and Mini's is all the craze now to relive your childhood gaming memories, Intellivision is the latest to enter the market, but instead they are taking a different direction, they not including 20 or 30 of favorite classics, they are instead building an advanced '2d sprite-based' system which will be launching in 2020, with its own games with what they claim better graphics (2D) of course than even what PlayStation 4 or Xbox One can offer you.
Oct
16
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The developers behind the famous Analogue Super NT, are now making a Mega SG console for all to Retro gamers to enjoy!

The current offerings of 'Sega Genesis' Retro Mini-consoles are not too good as they are basically 'software emulation' using cheap low-power ARM processors, but now Analogue has stepped to the Sega Retro marketplace after making a name for themselves with the Super NT, they are now working on MEGA SG which is 100% designed in FPGA by none other than the legendary Kevin 'kevtris' Horton.
Oct
12
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Within hours after Nintendo rolled out their NES Classic Library, it was found to be easy moddable, and now this app makes it even easier!

Thanks to the hard work of scene developer @bodyXY you can now easy 'inject' whatever NES backup dumps of 'retro games' you want to play using the NES Online Classic Library interface that Nintendo so nicely added with v6.0.0 and make it so simple to mod, and now with v3.5 just released recently by @bodyXY it is even simpler and easier to get all the NES retro games you enjoy playing added.
Oct
09
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@fgsfdsfgs has released his Switch ports of Dhewm3 and Doom64EX for all to enjoy!

After the success of portages such as Quake 1 to 3, here are now the adaptations of Doom on Nintendo Switch, through the Doom 3 and Doom64.
Oct
09
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Mario is one of the most famous and very iconic characters in gaming.

At least everyone has had a privilege of knowing this funny and entertaining Italian plumber who dwells in a virtual world full of fantasies. In fact, Mario's world comprises of a network of pipes, boxes and gold coins among other things. Since the inception of the first and original Super Mario for the Nintendo, the character has achieved legendary status to most if not all online gaming enthusiasts. Currently, you can find Mario and his funny friends in many different online games and consoles. But how do you go about playing these Super Mario Bros games online?

(Click the Continue Button below, to read this 'how-to' in full!)
Oct
05
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Select and start.

The marketplace is filled with 'Game Boy Clones' and cases that add a 'Tiny Game Boy Micro' to the pack of your smartphone, but now Nintendo themselves has registered a US patent for a plastic shell which encases your phone in a Game Boy-shaped case, complete with working buttons.
The full patent PDF is attached below for your 'reading/viewing' pleasure, but here is couple more...
Oct
04
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Thanks to the hard work of the RetroNX devs (natinusala and m4xw), we now have an official RetroArch release for Switch!

This might just be the single biggest platform release at launch for a new platform ever for RetroArch! Right from day one, they are starting out of the gates on the Switch with over 44 libretro cores! You can download RetroArch for Switch here.
Oct
04
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- Capcom aims to energize the brand further on the series' 30th anniversary milestone -

Capcom Co., Ltd. (Capcom) today announced that its popular Mega Man IP is scheduled to be adapted into a live-action Hollywood film for the first time.
Sep
19
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Sony jumps into the new gaming craze of 'Retro Mini' console, the only gaming company not with one is Microsoft now!

Everyone been wondering when Sony would jump into the 'Mini Craze', after the huge success of the NES and SNES Mini's from Nintendo, and even tho Sony has produced a tiny PlayStation before, the failed 'PSTV' console, this new Mini looks like the original PSX and comes with 20 pre-loaded games, but sadly it retails at $99.99 and infact does not include the AC Adapter, but it will be one to watch closely once its on market, as the NES/SNES units were quickly hacked by the 'underground scene' to open them up to piracy (backup roms) and playing 'other consoles' by expanding on the installed emulator cores, so it will be interesting to see if the same can be done with latest entry in the 'classic mini' craze, all is missing now is Microsoft to announce a Classic Mini Original Xbox...
Sep
13
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Now you are playing with power. Super power.
…. or are you?
The C2M Classic 2 Magic

Are you really playing with super power or is your SNES / NES Classic Edition operating without a proper cartridge slot? Worry not, the C2M company has come up with a solution for you that aims to please those whom want to easily add more features to their console.

This is the Classic 2 Magic by team C2M supplied by MOD3DSCARD for us to review. It is a full 16-bit SNES region-free cartridge slot which is intended to be compatible with all regions of SNES and Super Famicom game cartridges. This handy bulky little device plugs directly into the SNES Classic Edition or the NES Classic Edition of your choosing and supports a wide range of classic 16-bit video games. It is intended to be user friendly...
Sep
13
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Online Pre-order Begins on Amazon and Gamestop

NEOGEO mini International Version Online Pre-order started on September 12th. Two online webshops hold the campaign in the USA: Amazon and Gamestop. The game console retail price is only $109 USD and gamepad retails for $25.90 USD.
Sep
10
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NEOGEO mini International Version Pre-order beigins right now in European market. USA market pre-order will be postponed to 12th SEP.

With its blue, white, and red multicolor design, the NEOGEO mini faithfully reproduces the original NEOGEO arcade cabinet that was introduced in Japan in 1990, and its been huge success overseas, but finally the company is releasing the NEOGEO mini International Ver., with a brand new black, white and blue design which is now available for pre-order starting today in Europe, and in 2 days in North America, so check out the awesome list of retro gaming features below, now even tho 14 of the 40 titles in the INTERNATIONAL Ver. will be different from the original NEOGEO mini release earlier this year, that does not matter as all 40 titles are true classic faves!
Sep
03
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NEOGEO mini International Version will land in USA and European Markets

NEOGEO mini has attracted a lot of attention from many retro gamers, SNK super fans and other gamers and animation enthusiasts in Europe and America since the first official appearance of the E3 exhibition.
Aug
30
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Desktop UI massively improved, Discord integration, 64bit Android version, GSync/FreeSync mode, and more!

The developers behind the world-famous RetroArch have just released v1.7.4, which you can grab it from here. The latest version has also been uploaded to the Google Play Store. <-- (This is the 32bit version.) They have also a brand new 64bit version for users with 64bit capable devices. You can grab that one here.
Aug
29
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Today, the Pokémon Essentials wikia and all downloads for it have been taken down due to a copyright claim by Nintendo of America.

Nintendo has been on a 'warpath' recently, first going after ROM sites, and now they back to going after 'fan-made' games, finally setting their sights on 'Pokemon Essentials' after it being free from any 'strikes' by Nintendo for over a decade, but that is no longer the case, as of today all downloads have been removed, but existing mods which don't feature 'Essentials' itself will still be allowed.
Aug
20
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Lantus has ported MAME 0.72 to the Nintendo Switch with proper speed hacks and oldschool awesomeness.

Also check his interesting video about how this port was made and reasoning behind design decisions.
Download: -->...
Aug
20
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Whether you’re seeking an authentic old-school gaming experience or just wanting to wipe the dust off your old and yet still-fun game cartridges, there are numerous options when it comes to playing with classic video games.

Nintendo revived its more classic consoles with much fanfare, while other brands are building machines to offer gamers the chance to relive those classic childhood moments. Let's compare six of the most popular retro consoles available today.

Super NES Classic



Nintendo’s Super NES Classic isn’t easy to get your hands on, but when it comes to retro gaming, there is still no better out-of-the-box option. It’s preceded with 21 solid games, including Street Fighter 11 (1991) and Super Mario Kart (1992). Don’t forget how much better these games...
Aug
19
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Chucky has made a custom board/PCB design he calls Re-Amiga 1200 which is based on the Amiga 1200 Rev 1D.4 motherboard.

Besides selling the unpopulated (empty) boards he also shares the design files if you want to make your own.
Aug
17
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CLASSIC 2 MAGIC: Play SNES Cartridges on your SNES Mini (and much more)!

We here at MaxConsole UnderGround, love Retro Gaming, it reminds us of the glory days of video gaming, and we are not the only ones last month the official Nintendo Classic Mini consoles, outsold the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch combined. So it gives us great pleasure to the able today to present to you THE must have accessory for all SNES Mini owners: Classic 2 Magic

Thankfully, due to our various 'insider' contacts, we were able to sit-down and have fun with the C2M device, before it officially launches next month, and its truly does live up to its name, bringing retro gaming 'magic' to your Mini consoles, first off it allows you to play your original SNES cartridges, second it even allows you to 'backup' those cartridges to your choose of USB devices, and it also opens up your closed console to allow playing any SNES...
Aug
14
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Now Supports NORFLASH, Plus Much More!

The World's Most Powerful GBA Flashcart, the EZ-FLASH OMEGA just got a whole bunch more powerful, check out the changes that v6.0 firmware along with updated v1.04 Kernel bring to the Retro Gamer and Longest Loved Nintendo Handheld.