Weekly Roundup #410

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Downscaling Section Added!

I’m very excited to announce that now has an in-depth section covering “downscaling”:  The conversion of HD resolutions down to 15KHz for use with CRT’s.  This addition is care of Marco Retro, an excellent YouTuber who wrote pages for the site, as well as videos for each downscaler.  Please make sure to subscribe to […]


The NES Just Got An Over-Engineered 72-Pin Connector

RockerGaming and BlueShell3D have just opened pre-orders for their upgraded 72-pin connector for the NES, called the Ninten-Drawer. As many of you are aware, over time the original Nintendo cartridge connector mechanism can become unreliable, causing frustration when trying to get your NES cartridges to load properly. Previous solutions for failing 72-pin connectors improved reliability […]


Digitize Analog Video with RetroTINK 4K & 5x

This video will show how to use a #RetroTINK 4K or 5x to convert your analog media such as VHS and LaserDisc to digital.  It’ll also show WHY it’s a good choice for many of those scenarios, especially digitizing home movies.  RetroTINK 4K: Other RetroTINK Products: . RT4K Files: RT5x “VHS Beta” Firmware: […]

SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

NEW SAROO Firmware V0.5 Brings BIG Changes

On May 15, 2024, TPUnix released new firmware update V0.5 for the SAROO Sega Saturn Flashcart, bringing some much needed features and improvements. Firm V0.5 Changes Finally, the stock firmware has alphabetical auto-sort, which comes as a huge relief, as the lack of this feature was the primary reason that many folks have gone with […]


New NES Game: Data Man

Developer Darkbits has just released a new top-down shooter for the Nintendo Entertainment System called Data Man.  The game puts you “inside a computer”, where your goal is to save the CPU.  You can purchase the ROM for $10, or a complete-in-box, physical copy from Broke Studio for about $55.  The cartridge is compatible with […]


SMS FM Sound Games Compared

Joe from Game Sack is back again with another awesome video, this time demoing every single Sega Master System game with FM sound.  Did you realize the SMS even had an FM sound accessory?  Curious what the difference is from the main PSG sound?  Don’t know what either of those are?  Or maybe you already know all […]