Dan Mons

Genesis/MegaDrive homebrew – Symphony of the Night, GG Shinobi, StarFox and more!

What an incredible time to be a Genesis and MegaDrive fan, with an absolute glut of top tier homebrew projects on the go right now for the classic Sega system! Investigating just a handful of these that have popped up over the last few months: YouTube channel “Pigsy’s Retro Game Dev Tutorials” has released a […]

Bob

Cruis’n Blast on Switch Reviewed, Looks Awesome

Digital Foundry has just reviewed Cruis’n Blast for the Nintendo Switch and it looks like the crazy, 90’s style arcade racer that’s been “missing” from modern lineups.  If you think there’s even a small chance you’d like the game, definitely watch the video above and see what you think. Cruis’n Blast Digital Download:  https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/cruisn-blast-switch/ Physical Copy (please […]

Bob

Weekly Roundup #271

Here’s this week’s roundup, available as a video, as well as audio-only on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify and many others as well as direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly support services, tips, or even just by using our affiliate links to purchase things you were already going to […]

Nicole Branagan

The Pioneer LaserActive and the RetroTINK-5X: A Match Made in Heaven?

  On my own blog, I’ve noted that the Pioneer LaserActive is one of the toughest nuts for upscalers to crack. It combines a game library consisting of fast-paced FMV crosshair shooters and quick-time event games like Triad Stone all in 240p, with a need for high-quality 480i deinterlacing for its use as a LaserDisc […]

Bob

Castlevania: Grimoire of Souls Released

A brand new side-scrolling Castlevania game was just (re?)released called “Grimoire of Souls”.  It’s a modern 2D platformer/Metroidvania that was previously available in 2019 on smartphones via iOS and Android, but was removed from the stores about a year later.  It’s now back and available exclusively on Apple Arcade.  Also, tvOS and Mac’s seem to […]