Flash carts and ODEs (Optical Drive Emulators) have ushered in the golden age of retro gaming. While emulators on PC and RetroPi have done well to bring back that nostalgia for old games by letting us play everything we could ever dream of once again, emulation has never been perfect. Even the best emulation often introduces a few frames of delay. Now the ability to play original games on original hardware changes all that.
- Saturn Mod RoundupThe Sega Saturn was a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console released in North America on May 11, 1995. This overlooked console was considered a domestic failure despite selling well in Japan. Only 258 games ended up making it to US release, while Japan saw 1,265. A combination of bad timing, bad marketing, and high price eventually ended the Saturn. Now remembered only by a strong cult following for a handful of legendary games, the Saturn has finally been reborn thanks to new optical drive emulators (ODE) and the ability to play disk backups over 25 years later! Let’s look at three […]