Get Ready for the Super Mario Encyclopedia

Have you had the opportunity to snag one of those “The Legend of Zelda” reference books? Dark Horse publishing seems to be pretty happy with the success that the Zelda’s reference guide achieved and decided to invest on a Mario guide as well, focusing on three decades of Nintendo gaming on the Super Mario Encyclopedia.

The Super Mario Encyclopedia is an exhaustive look at nearly every Super Mario game Nintendo’s made, from Super Mario Bros. in 1985 to 2015’s Super Mario 3D World.

New Developments on The Michael Jackson Sonic 3 Conspiracy Theory

While Michael Jackson had a close relationship with Sega, appearing in Space Channel 5 and starring in Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker, there have long been stories of his involvement in the Sonic the Hedgehog 3 soundtrack.

Back in 2009, Kotaku reported that the rumor had been confirmed by Jackson’s composer and musical director Brad Buxer, who said Jackson’s uncredited compositions ended up in the final soundtrack.

New MasterGear v4.2 Released!

A New MasterGear 4.2 for Windows and Linux was released today, and this version fixes several bugs in the replay feature and adds remaining replay time display.

MasterGear (MG) is a program that emulates 8bit SEGA videogames on your computer. It runs games made for SEGA MasterSystem (Mark3 in Japan) and GameGear, as well as their predecessors: SG1000, SC3000, SF7000, and Mark2. MG will also help hobbyists who still write software for these systems to debug their works without using rare and costly development hardware.

You can download it from the link below:

| Download MasterGear v5.8 |

New VGBA v5.8 Released!

Marat Fayzullin released the latest version of VGBA, his excellent GameBoy Advance emulator, today. The latest version adds remaining replay time display and fixes several problems with the replay mechanism. The VGBA-Android version is also available for your phones, tablets, and TV sets.

Virtual GameBoy Advance (VGBA) is a program that emulates Nintendo’s GameBoy Advance on your computer. It runs GameBoy Advance games on PCs, TVs, phones, tabets, or just about any other sufficiently fast gadget. It also helps debugging GameBoy Advance software without using a costly development system.

VGBA is my favorite Gameboy Advance emulator, and you should give it a try. You can download it from the link below:

| Download VGBA v5.8 |

MAME 0.194 Released!

The MAME Dev Team released another full version of the emulator today! This version comes with a ton of bugfixes and improved emulation on a number of arcade games. Take a look at the list of changes below!

If you don’t know what MAME is, MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game’s ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer. MAME currently emulates several thousand different classic arcade video games from the late 1970s through the modern era.