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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...
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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...
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.
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...
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.
The Super Nintendo (Super Famicom) had several game cart releases...

With custom chips included to add various hardware features (aka 'coprocessor' and 'enhancement chips').

Currently, redguy is developing SA1 support for SD2SNES which is an advanced open source FPGA based SNES copier (flash cart).

The SA-1 core has reached private beta stage and SmokeMonster recently posted a video testing it, check this forum thread over at krikzz.com for more info.

Thanks goes to...
Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against the alleged operator of the popular console ROM sites LoveROMS.com and LoveRETRO.co.

The sites are among the most notorious online hubs for pirated games, according to Nintendo, and face millions of dollars in potential damages. With the launch of NES Classic Games on their Nintendo Switch coming up soon in September, it means we are in for another wave of crackdowns by big 'N' over any site that offers Emulators or Retro ROMs for playing Nintendo games on other platforms.
This news update is long overdue, but there are reasons for that.

Back in 2015, @marvin96 posted a story over on my website EurAsia titled PsNee, an open source Arduino based stealth modchip for PSX (Sony Playstation 1). The project development progressed over at assemblergames.com until the website was shut down for several months in 2017, during that downtime I forgot about the project.

But fortunately the developers didn't and moved the project to psxdev.net, and now there is also a PsNee Project at GitHub. There has been a lot of progress and this impressive open source modchip is now working stable according to...
In a 67GB Folder of ROMs on a Private Forum! / They were found in a folder called "DO NOT UPLOAD."!

Whomever thought a good hiding spot for long-lost 'warez' was right, upload them in the place you were not allowed to upload, and it worked, but someone figured it out, leaked a game from it and now the whole folder might be deleted making the games lost again.
Exploit for homebrewing DSi

FlipNote ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
Includes PSX, N64 and PSP!

I was bored waiting for my SX PRO to arrive, so was browsing the forum sites, and noticed this nice post by @natinusala on GBATemp, so I decided to steal it and copied it here for all you to read and enjoy trying out, as I like playing Retro ROMs on emulators! :)
Don't say it couldn't be done, as this 'programmer' has done it, with a bit of modding and hacking!

You own some SNES cartridges, but you only have NES console, well no problem, as you can now run SNES games on your original NES!
As reported earlier, the Atari VCS was set to open its Indiegogo campaign on May 30th and today's the day!

Atari been hyping up their launch of new console for many months now, but before nothing but a fancy box with lights were shown, but now we finally get some solid hardware specs. of what inside the retro-wooden-styled Atari's new console, check it out below: