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Arcade1Up Simpsons Arcade Machine

Arcade1Up has just announced they’ll be opening pre-orders for their version of The Simpson’s arcade machine on August 16th.  No price has been officially announced, but it’s expected to sell for the same price as its other larger-sized cabinets $650.  This is a larger cabinet then their standard 2-player cabs, but still not a 1:1 […]

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Steam Deck Announced

Valve has just recently announced and opened pre-order reservations for their new Steam Deck handheld PC. A handheld PC running a custom AMD APU with 4 cores and 8 threads on the CPU side. On the GUP side it’s based on an AMD RDNA2 architecture with 8 compute units. It also has 3 version you […]

Bob

Neo SD Loader MicroSD Version Pre-Orders

Phenom Mod is now accepting pre-orders on a batch of Furrtek’s recently-open sourced Neo SD Loaders.  Phenom Mod is specifically making the version with a MicroSD card extension that fits in the console’s vent holes, allowing you to add this optical drive emulator, while still keeping the original disc drive. Pre-order Link:  https://store.phenommod.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=64&product_id=64 Support Furrtek:  https://www.patreon.com/furrtek I […]

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HD Fury Vertex2 & Diva Tested

I recently tested two products from HDFury:  The ‘Vertex2’ and the ‘Diva’.  These are pro-level HDMI devices that are complicated to use, but provide an amazing amount of control over the signal.  Each device offers 4-in, 2-out HDMI matrix switching capabilities, full control over EDID and up/downscaling between 4K and 1080p.  These products are for […]

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FXPak Pro Official Firmware v1.11.0 (beta 1)

Ikari recently released an “official beta” firmware for the FXPak / SD2SNES that integrates all the really awesome additions that community developers have added over the past few years.  This includes Super Game Boy support, savestates and quite a lot more!  While it’s still in beta, the firmware seems very stable, so I suggest everyone […]

Bob

Super Mario World 16:9 Hacks Released

Vitor Vilela has officially released the latest edition of the Super Mario World widescreen patches, supporting 16:9/16:10/2:1/18:9/18.5:9 aspect ratios.  We first covered the beta a few months ago and it’s shaped up to be a pretty flawless experience, that’s perfect for people using software emulation.  Another cool bonus is an option for “pixel stretching”, which […]

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Weekly Roundup #262

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 […]

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RetroTINK 5x Firmware Update v1.55

Mike Chi has just released a new firmware update for the RetroTINK 5x, that includes “LCD style” scanlines, tweaked automatic phase detection…and something previously thought to be impossible:  Certain modes with 240p processing, that matches the 4:4:4 colorspace output that the OSSC provides!  That’s right, in some scenarios, the output will now equal the OSSC’s!  […]