SmokeMonster

Dreamcast Atomiswave Arcade Ports

In my latest video, I cover the technical aspects of porting Atomiswave arcade games to the Dreamcast. I cover the similarities between the two systems and what games we might look forward to. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77L4KuNpL78   Sega Dreamcast Console (Renewed)  (106) $174.99 Contains: Gray Dreamcast unit, modem, controller, power cable, and stereo a/v […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

New Dreamcast BBA Solution

A brand new Broadband Adapter (BBA) kit for the SEGA Dreamcast was recently shown and released on the Dreamcast-Talk forums.  Xrider the maker of the conversion kit.  Showed off the process of assembling the kit as well as going over the requirements for doing the kit conversion.  Assembly, soldering, and tracking down of parts is […]

SmokeMonster

Metal Slug 6: First Atomiswave Arcade Native Port to Dreamcast

The Atomiswave arcade platform is seen by many as a spiritual successor to the Neo Geo MVS, being a collaboration between Sammy, SNK, and Sega. Interestingly, it was very similar to the Dreamcast hardware, even more so than the Sega Naomi. Unlike Naomi though, Atomiswave has been largely overlooked due to its rarity and relative […]

Dan Mons

Sega Golden Axed prototype and Streets of Kamurocho

Sega are continuing their 60th anniversary celebrations this month by releasing two interesting games on Steam for a very limited time. The first is a cancelled “Golden Axed” prototype.  This will be available on the 18th of October for around 24 hours only: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1368460/Golden_Axed_A_Cancelled_Prototype/ The second is titled “Streets Of Kamurocho”, and looks to be […]

Alex Mitchell

Laser Bear Releases Saturn MODE Mount

Earlier today, 3D design and printing shop Laser Bear Industries began taking orders for their latest product: a Sega Saturn mounting bracket that provides stability and gives access to buttons, LEDs, and the SD card slot on Terraonion’s MODE. Some things to mention: Model 1 and Model 2 Saturns have different internal layouts, and their mounting brackets […]

Alex Mitchell

MODE: v1.03R02 Firmware and Saturn/DC Database Update

Retro hardware developer Terraonion has released two updates over as many weeks to refine the experience of using their Sega Saturn and Dreamcast Optical Drive Emulator—M.O.D.E. Firmware v1.03R02 landed about two weeks ago and adjusts a few things for Saturn and Dreamcast users. Terraonion has provided this changelog: [SAT] Fix CDDA noise added by previous […]

Ray Commend

Netflix Attemps to Appeal to Classic Gamers via High Score Documentary

Documentaries are a dime-a-dozen on Netflix. From conspiracy theories to whodunits, the streaming giant never shies away from attempting to appeal the the largest market possible.  In this case, the target is centered on classic gaming market and its history from the late 70’s into the late nineties though its latest series aptly named High […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Mega MIDI Interface for EverDrive X7/Pro

Robert Hargreaves has just finished implementing the Mega MIDI Interface for the Mega EverDrive X7 and X7 Pro models of krikzz’ designed flash carts for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive.  This is a tool that allows composers to use krikzz’s cart for music creation in addition to its gaming capabilities.  Providing a solution similar to the […]

Alex Mitchell

StrikerDC Review: Welcome to the Stage of History

I appreciate it when companies like 8BitDo update tried and true designs with a few modern amenities—wireless connection, turbo buttons, etc.—but it’s also nice to see companies throw convention to the wind and take a crack at reinventing the wheel. Enter Retro Fighters: the Kickstarter controller darlings of retro gaming, hellbent on creating alternatives to […]

Vanessa (Vanessaira)

Mega EverDrive Pro Is Now Available For Purchase

Hardware and rom cart designer Igor Golubovskiy “Kr!Kzz” has just announced that the much anticipated Mega EverDrive Pro is now available for purchase.  This improved “Pro” model SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive cart is due in large part to the necessity of the hardware design and components used.  Some of the microchips used in the making of […]