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My Life in Gaming – retroUSB’s AVS NES

Posted on September 13th, 2016 by Hitstun

The certified video nerds at My Life in Gaming got to review the retroUSB AVS, a new system that plays NES carts and accessories accurately in glorious 720p. I’m still playing my Famicom carts on a Power Joy, so I really want this. Source: My Life in Gaming via the Backloggery

Core-A Gaming

Posted on August 31st, 2016 by Hitstun

Core-A Gaming posts fun videos that make fighting game concepts easier to understand. The one I’ve posted here explains what makes a move too powerful by breaking down properties of hitboxes, frame data, and even hitstun. Source: Core-A Gaming via YouTube subscription

Ben Heck’s Nintendo-Playstation Prototype

Posted on July 22nd, 2016 by Hitstun

Famous retro console modder Benjamin Heckendorn got his hands on the priceless Sony SNES-CD prototype. After examining its components, Ben Heck makes some repairs to get it running better than we’ve ever seen it before. Source: YouTube via recommended videos for a Beefy Smash Doods video?

Beakmallusion: Free Energy Devices

Posted on June 1st, 2016 by Hitstun

Beakman’s World was my favorite science show growing up, so when I heard Beakman himself appeared in a fan remake, I already knew I was reblogging it. Captain Disillusion nails the goofy vibe of the show while dropping the debunking knowledge and showing off his professional video effects skills. Somehow, he keeps this up level […]

The Game Boy, a hardware autopsy – Part 1: the CPU

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by Hitstun

The humble Nintendo Game Boy had a low price and long battery life thanks to its cheap low-powered parts. JackTech is breaking down the Game Boy into pieces to show us exactly what each component can do. The Z80’s bare-bones instruction set made it a pain to code even basic tasks in assembly. That’s why […]