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Krikzz launches the ultimate MegaDrive/Genesis controller

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Recently Krikzz, the guru behind the amazing EverDrive range released a wireless controller called 'Joyzz' for the MegaDrive/Genesis and Master Systrem. What makes the Joyzz stand out from the crowd is it's wireless features coupled with a massive 150 hours of gaming time on a single charge. 

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Best options for playing Retro Consoles on HDTV

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With most new HDTV's no longer offering AV, component and S-Video connections, playing original retro consoles has started to become an issue.

All original consoles such as the NES, SNES, Megadrive, PC Engine etc all offered either AV or ariel output which was perfect for the old CRT televisions but using them now on even HDTV's with the appropriatre connection can still be an issue as the picture quality is so poor on modern televisions.  

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EverDrive Buyers Guide

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An EverDrive is a normal looking game cartridge which has a slot for a SD card and is designed to work on real hardware and behave like a real game cartridge without any sound, graphical and lag issues. Whilst emulation is great, it tends to have lots of issues as games never seem to run perfectly due to sound, graphics and frame rate issues.

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Comparison between Mega EverDrive X3, X5 & X7

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Feature X3 X5 X7 Memory Type 8MB 8MB 16MB Save RAM 128KB 128KB SRAM 256KB SRAM Hardware Lattice ICE40 FPGA Lattice ICE FPGA Altera Cyclone FPGA+ Max II CPLD Save State NO NO YES In-game menu NO NO YES Hacked ROM Support NO NO YES USB Developer port NO NO YES Sega CD RAM Cart Support NO YES YES OS Update YES YES YES Harware Mega-key NO YES YES SMS Pause NO YES YES Saves without reset NO YES YES

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Comparison between EverDrive GB X3, X5 & X7

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Feature X3 X5 X7 Memory Type 8MB 8MB 16MB Save RAM 128KB 128KB SRAM 256KB SRAM Hardware Lattice ICE40 FPGA Lattice ICE FPGA Altera Cyclone FPGA+ Max II CPLD Save State NO NO YES In-game menu NO NO YES Hacked ROM Support NO NO YES USB Developer port NO NO YES Sega CD RAM Cart Support NO YES YES OS Update YES YES YES Harware Mega-key NO YES YES SMS Pause NO YES YES Saves without reset NO YES YES

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