We received the Bandai RX-78 Personal Computer in an unboxing, unfortunately there were no joysticks and it has a proprietary joystick port. So what we need to do is work out how the joysticks work so we can connect a different joystick to is (maybe an Atari or Sega one).
The second part of our giant Japanese delivery unboxing.
The first of 3 unboxing videos featuring the giant delivery we received from Japan.
We open up the Bandai RX-78 Personal Computer that we received in an earlier video.
Nuon decided to enter the entertainment industry in a slightly different way to the likes of Nintendo or Sega. Instead of making their own console and licensing third party games they, instead, made a chip and licensed that to electronics companies.
The plan was for the chip to appear in all manner of electronics, including Microwave ovens and DVD Players.
In the end it only showed up in a couple of DVD Players,
We received a second MVP-1 Car Marty recently but it was in a bad way, we gave it a clean, replaced the fuse and used some contact cleaner on all the points. Let’s see if it works now.
We already did a piece on the Car Marty, but we take a brief look inside it in this video.
After Sega walked away from the home console market their group partner, Sammy, took the opportunity to re-use the tech from the Dreamcast to make a new arcade board, The Atomiswave.
Amstrad has a history of releasing cheap devices that tried to jump on the bandwagon after the wheels had already fallen off. The e-m@iler tried to mix Internet access, email, telephone, answering services and Sinclair Spectrum games into one device.