Rany Battikh

Retro Game Restore clear shells available for pre-order at Castlemania Games

Castlemania Games has recently opened pre-orders for Retro Game Restore‘s entire line of translucent replacement shells for classic consoles and peripherals. RGR‘s 90s-looking shells have been slowly but surely gaining popularity among retro gaming enthusiasts for the past year and a half. With what started as a single run of PC Engine clear shells back […]

Dan Mons

PC Engine palette improvements – the amazing people behind the technology

One day, all the CRTs and all the original consoles will be gone, and I’ll be eternally grateful for the efforts of those who preserved it all. This story began for me with a tweet. David Shadoff posted that the RGB palette on the popular multi-system emulator Mednafen for the PC Engine module (released as […]

Electronic Lifestyle – Remute’s HuCard Album

  Remute, the artist behind Technoptimistic for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive and The Cult of Remute for the SNES/SFC, has done it again with a music release for the Turbografx-16/PC Engine platform! Electronic Lifestyle, which will release in March of 2021, features 15 brand new tracks and comes shipped on an actual HuCard. As with […]

SmokeMonster

Space Ava 201: The First PC Engine CD Game With SuperGrafx Enhancements, and Arcade Card

Nicole Express released a new open-source PC Engine CD space adventure puzzler, Space Ava 201: Quantum Field Theory. In addition to being a very interesting game, it also features lots of impressive technical wizardry under the hood. Space Ava 201: Quantum Field Theory is a single-player puzzle-adventure game for the TurboGrafx-CD.  It features multiple turn-based gameplay styles, a huge array of […]

Rany Battikh

PC Engine translucent Smoke Gray case by Retro Game Restore

After successfully producing two runs of the transparent clear Pc-Engine cases back in April, Retro Game Restore has now opened pre-orders for a translucent smoke gray kit for Pc-Engine consoles and controllers (second generation controller with turbo buttons on board). Clear Case:  http://retrogamerestore.com/pce_case/ Smoke Case:  http://retrogamerestore.com/pce_case_smk/ RGR is still using the same mold as the clear case […]

Rany Battikh

PC Engine transparent case by Retro Game Restore

Mostly known for selling Raspberry Pi peripherals and hats, Taiwanese designer Retro Game Restore is now accepting pre-orders for clear case/shell replacements that specifically fit the original all-white PC Engine (without modification) console and the second generation controller (with added turbo switches). The cases will be made of polycarbonate plastic, a polymer that is mainly […]

SmokeMonster

Ninja Gaiden PC Engine English Patch by David Shadoff

Dave Shadoff is a PC Engine developer who has been working behind the scenes for decades, researching the platform’s hardware and sharing his findings with other developers. He has also aided translators and has published a number of translated ROMs himself. He is currently working on MiSTer’s FPGA core. Recently, on the SmokeMonster Elite Discord, […]

SmokeMonster

Furrtek Maps the PC Engine HuC6270 with John McMaster

Furrtek decapped the PC Engine platform’s (PCE/TurboGrafx-16/CoreGrafx/SuperGrafx/Duo/etc) video generator chip, the HuC6270, back in November, and then sent it to John McMaster for photographing and imaging. John just published an extremely high resolution map of the chip that can be used for reverse engineering. Decapping is the process of removing the casing of an integrated […]