FirebrandX’s custom NES palettes are coming to MiSTer thanks to Rysha’s new release, and they load straight from the menu. Rysha has provided a test build of the NES core with the new palettes, FDS support, and nearest-neighbor scaling.
MiSTer’s NES core is getting Nintendo Famicom Disk System (FDS) support care of GreyRogue, making it the first FPGA system that natively supports FDS without needing additional hardware to load ROMs. The same update also adds expansion audio for VRC6 and Sunsoft-5B mapper games (Gimmick, Akumajou Dracula, etc). For a first release, it’s relatively mature. […]
Dark Horse Comics has just released the Super Mario Encyclopedia on hardcover and digital. It’s a colorful guide of everything Super Mario related and has info from all the games and spinoffs. More information can be found here and a link to purchase the hardcover book is below: https://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2018/10/23/check-out-an-exclusive-trailer-for-the-super-mario-bros-encyclopedia Watch the trailer for the Super Mario Bros. […]
Dan just announced that the Wii Dual kits will arrive next week! The first sales will be for completed units with kits installed, then kit sales will be open to everyone. For more information, check out the store: https://shop.dansprojects.com WiiDuals will arrive on Monday via DHL. The first sales will be for kits + my personal […]
Nintendo has just filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for what appears to be a cellphone case that turns your phone into a GameBoy. It doesn’t seem like something Nintendo would normally do, for many reasons, the biggest of which to me is that it would be impossible to make a […]
The Wall Street Journal just reported that Nintendo may release a new version of the Switch in 2019 to “maintain sales momentum”. My personal opinion is this is a great idea and it certainly worked for them with the variety of DS and 3DS consoles released. I just hope the focus isn’t only on the […]
Nintendo will officially launch its paid online services on September 19th. Cost will be $19.99 for a year in advance, $7.99 for three months ($31.96 per year), or $3.99 per month ($47.88 per year). If you have a subscription, you will be able to play 10 games for now: Balloon Fight Donkey Kong Dr. Mario Ice […]
Nintendo will release rebranded Smash Bros. GC pads with a Switch logo on the box to coincide with the new Smash Bros. game releasing on November 16th. A new version of the multitap will be available on December 7th, but there’s no confirmation if it will be USB or wireless. My guess is this is just […]