Alex Mitchell

Alternative PSIO Menu Blocked by Legal Threats

(Update #2: August 14, 2023) In the face of legal threats from Cybdyn, danhas42 has taken the perfectly reasonable course of action to not release LiteMenu or its source code. The PS-IOwned project is—allegedly—still working on their own implementation though, but only time will tell how they react to similar pressures.  (Update #1: August 13, […]

Alex Mitchell

GCLoader Pre-Orders open Monday, July 31st

The GCLoader, a GameCube optical drive emulator from Daniel Kraak (meneerbeer) and Dan Kunz (citrus3000psi), will finally be back in stock this coming Monday, July 31st. Released in 2019, the GCLoader was the first commercially available ODE for the Nintendo GameCube, boasting improved functionality over existing SD card interfaces and (after an awkward initial release) […]

Alex Mitchell

Celeste-style Total Conversion for SMB Released

I’m sure I’m not alone in my affection for the indie platformer, “Celeste”. Released in 2018, Celeste’s mix of easy to learn but difficult to master platforming, its driving soundtrack, and its timely narrative made it an indie darling that is still popular today. To wit, ROM hackers w7n, Morshu, StudsX, karmic, and Eden GT […]

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Future N64Digital Kits Drop Analog RGB/ YPbPr Out

PixelFX has just announced that their latest batch of N64Digital kits are en route from the assembly line and will be put up for sale soon through the regular channels. We’ve discussed the N64Digital quite a bit at this point, so if you’re new to the mod I wholeheartedly recommend watching My Life in Gaming‘s […]

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PixelFX Announces Release date for DCDigital v2

PixelFX, a cadre of retro hardware developers responsible for the N64Digital and PS1Digital, have announced a tentative release date for their latest project; a new revision of the DCDigital based off the same PixelFX framework as their other projects. The original DCDigital (nee, DCHDMI) is a modification that samples the Dreamcast’s digital A/V signals straight […]

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Fixel Opens Pre-Orders for Multi-Console HDMI Mod

Retro developer Fixel, who we’ve covered before for their 3DO optical drive emulator, has just announced and put up pre-orders for a Digital A/V mod that supports multiple consoles. As of this article, the kit supports: Earlier 3DO console revisions with a MADAM & CLIO chip. This mod may eventually support the single chip ANVIL 3DO […]

Alex Mitchell

State of the Analogue Pocket – November ’22

Since the last time we featured the Analogue Pocket on our front page, a variety of utilities, cores, and firmware updates have been released that have refined and expanded its capabilities: Cores: Spiritualized1997 releases another 17 cores, bringing the total up to 23 Spiritualized1997, the developer behind some of the first cores released for the […]