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N64 Replacement Shell Kickstarter

The company Trogg Tech has just launched a new kickstarter campaign for injection molded Nintendo 64 replacement shells. While they’re trying to get the quality to match 100% to the original, there will be slight changes like allowing for a region free cartridge slot.  Prices are $70 for a single colored shell, $95 for two-tone and […]

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Genesis Mini 2 Pre-Orders Open

Amazon now has pre-orders open for the Genesis Mini 2 emulation console, due to ship in late October of this year.  This is the North American version, meant to look like the Genesis 2 we got here as kids;  A Mega Drive version will be available in Japan, along with more accessories and a “decoration […]

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Everdrive 64 Firmware Update v3.07

Krikzz has just posted a new firmware for his Nintendo 64 ROM cart, however this firmware will not work on older v2 or v3 carts – You need to use the 2.0 firmwares for those.  This update seems to focus on bringing some of the more recent additions to Krikzz’ other carts to the N64.  […]

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Weekly Roundup #314

Here’s this week’s roundup, sponsored by JLCPCB! Spend only $2 for 5pcs 1-4 layer PCBs ; PCBA from $0:  https://jlcpcb.com/DRE The Roundup is available as a video and on all audio-only podcast services, such as iTunes, Google, Stitcher, Spotify, Amazon Music and direct-download: If you enjoy these videos, please consider supporting this channel via monthly […]

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Virtual Boy Blue Retro Pre-Orders

Kevin Mellot has just opened pre-orders on a bluetooth adapter for the Virtual Boy, but needs a minimum number of orders in order to make the production run.  This is based off the very low latency BlueRetro adapters and a portion of all sales will go to the original developer Darthcloud. If the target isn’t […]

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Virtual Boy Rumble Pack Pre-Orders

Kevin Mellot has just opened pre-orders on a rumble pack for the Virtual Boy, but needs a minimum number of orders in order to make the production run.  If the target isn’t hit, all orders will be refunded and the production run will be cancelled, so if you’re interested, make sure to get your order […]

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Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Free On Epic Games Store

The remake of Wonder Boy:  The Dragon’s Trap is available for free on the Epic Games Store from now until July 21st.  If you were curious about this game, now’s absolutely the time to try it out!  More thoughts below the links: Free on Epic Till 07/21:  https://store.epicgames.com/en-US/p/wonder-boy-the-dragons-trap-26381d Nintendo Switch Version:  https://amzn.to/3caQQ2n PS4 Version:  https://amzn.to/3Pi2OGg This game is […]

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HDMI 2.0 Matrix Switches Reviewed

Over the past few months, I’ve been testing two different HDMI matrix switches – Completely lag-free devices with four inputs that allow you to individually assign each to one of two outputs.  Both switches perform about the same, with two major feature differences:  One allows for digital and analog audio extraction, while the other gives […]