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Wednesday17th Jan 2018

  • Hardware Review Retro-Bit Super Retro Trio Plus

    The 2014 system returns with HDMI support

    Back in 2014 Retro-Bit released the Super Retro Trio, an ingenious clone system which played NES, SNES and Mega Drive / Genesis cartridges. Launched just before Hyperkin's superior Retron 5, it was perhaps a little overshadowed and you'd be forgiven for forgetting that it even exists. However, Retro-Bit is...

Wednesday3rd Jan 2018

Tuesday2nd Jan 2018

Sunday31st Dec 2017

Tuesday26th Dec 2017

Monday18th Dec 2017

  • Gallery Cracking Open Retro-Bit's "New" Old NES And SNES Games

    Data East and Jaleco classics are back!

    Remember those terrible cardboard boxes that Nintendo games used to come in, way back when? The company thankfully moved onto more civilised plastic cases in the GameCube era, but NES, SNES, N64, Virtual Boy, Game Boy and Game Boy Advance titles all came in easily-crushed cardboard packaging which, for modern...

Friday15th Dec 2017

Monday11th Dec 2017

Thursday7th Dec 2017

Tuesday5th Dec 2017

  • News Resident Evil Nearly Got its Start on the SNES

    Whaaa?

    Resident Evil is arguably the most prominent horror franchise in existence, spanning several consoles over a few generations, starting on the PlayStation. Though the series has taken some very different directions with all its spin-offs and sequels, the original still stands as a classic that is revered by many, even if it hasn’t aged all...

Wednesday29th Nov 2017

Monday27th Nov 2017

Friday24th Nov 2017

  • Hardware Review Hamy NES And SNES HD Classic

    The best of both worlds?

    Love them or loathe them, clones of retro systems are here to stay. Over the past few years we've seen numerous unofficial attempts to replicate the performance of vintage systems, some more successful than others. In recent years the arrival of authentic takes on this concept – such as the NES and SNES Classic Editions...

  • News SNES Classic Mini Back In Stock at Official Nintendo UK Store

    But for how long?

    The Nintendo Classic Mini: Super Nintendo Entertainment System has arguably been the hottest item of the year, even with the launch of Nintendo's latest console, Nintendo Switch. Stock has been hard to find since it's release but occasionally pops up, such as today at the Official Nintendo UK Store for the retail price of £79.99...

Thursday23rd Nov 2017

Tuesday21st Nov 2017

  • Anniversary The Super Famicom Is Now 27 Years Old

    It's got a mortgage and two kids as well

    To many retro gamers it doesn't get much better than the Super Nintendo, otherwise known as the Super Famicom in its native Japan. This year Nintendo celebrated this 16-bit wonder with the release of the SNES Classic Mini, which was a timely reminder of how great the console was. It was on this console that...

Wednesday15th Nov 2017

Monday13th Nov 2017

Sunday12th Nov 2017

Monday6th Nov 2017

Tuesday31st Oct 2017

Monday30th Oct 2017

  • News Trio Of SNES Classics Get MSU1 Digital Audio Soundtracks

    Street sweeping, alien blasting, intergalactic racing triple combo

    The community of Super Nintendo enthusiasts has been truly pushing the envelope above and beyond this year. There has never been such a great number of MSU1 audio enhancement patches released in such a short amount of time ever since byuu developed the chip back in 2012. Let us take...

Friday27th Oct 2017

Monday23rd Oct 2017

Sunday22nd Oct 2017

Thursday19th Oct 2017

Wednesday18th Oct 2017

Monday16th Oct 2017