Feature: How to Hook Up a Sega Dreamcast via HDMI

Feature: How to Hook Up a Sega Dreamcast via HDMI

Like many retro gamers, my living room is now home to an over-sized flat panel display. While this is great for modern game systems, Blu-ray players, and even my old HD DVD player, it’s not ideal for classic consoles. For whatever reason (foresight perhaps), Sega offered a VGA cable for the Sega Dreamcast that allows games to be presented in glorious 480p (640x480 progressive scan). Additionally, this output removes a lot of filtering that softens the image to reduce the appearance of “jaggies.”

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Feature: IMPLANTgames Retro Gaming Awards 2010

Welcome to the first annual IMPLANTgames Retro Gaming Awards 2010! My main focus with starting this web site was authenticity. All games would be played on original hardware, no emulation, no piracy. I wanted to make sure I was offering genuine opinions of games I actually played. It would also give me the chance to start working my way through the hundreds of old games I own, but have not played. And thus I made my way through 43 titles in 2009. Below I present the 2010 IMPLANTgames Retro Gaming awards, aka, the highlights, and lowlights, of my gaming expedition in 2009. Enjoy.

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