Retro Kevin

NES Emulation on the Nintendo 64

Recently Krikzz posted a new “core” for the Everdrive 64 X5 and X7 rom carts that replaces the Neon emulator for NES emulation on the Nintendo 64. This update uses the FPGA in the newer Everdrive 64 carts with the goal of getting a more cycle accurate experience than what the Neon emulator could provide. […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

The History of the Nintendo 64 by HistoricNerd

YouTuber HistoricNerd (Ian) has just released his much anticipated video chronicling the development and launch history of the Nintendo 64.  Ian’s newest video is a great showcase of his 3D video rendering skills along with the classic HistoricNerd we all know and love.  His video leaned heavily on the sourced articles and video clips references […]

Alex Mitchell

Retro Fighters Announces Wireless N64 Controller

After successfully funding a line of N64 and Dreamcast controllers, third party controller designers Retro Fighters are gearing up for another controller-centric Kickstarter campaign. Instead of tackling a new console this round, Retro Fighters is heading back to the N64 to release a wireless version of their Brawler64 pad with a few extra features for good measure: […]

Alex Mitchell

N64 emulation takes a step forward with paraLLEl-RDP rewrite

Emulation developer Themaister has just released a complete rewrite of their N64 emulation core, paraLLEl N64. If you’re looking for the Coles Notes on the implications of this re-write, here’s a summary: A significant bump in performance. On average you can expect to double your frame rate, but improvements range from a 50-200% depending on […]

Alex Mitchell

MLiG releases Pt2 of their ode to first-party controllers

My Life in Gaming creators Coury Carlson and Marc Duddleson have released a new video that discusses first-party controller designs from the fifth and sixth generation of home consoles (1993-2006). My Life in Gaming is a YouTube channel known for producing high-quality content that explores topics ranging from maximizing the fidelity of your retro gaming experience, to […]