Alex Mitchell

Game Gear, Master System, & SG-1000 Pocket Cores Released

Sega Game Gear, Master System, and SG-1000 cores for the Analogue Pocket have just been released by spiritualized1997, the same developer behind the GameBoy Color and GameBoy Advance cores that were released shortly after the v1.1 beta Pocket firmware. If you’ve run those cores then it won’t be a surprise to you that these ones […]

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PixelFX Updates PS1Digital, N64Digital to v2.0

PixelFX, a trio of hardware developers responsible for some of the community’s most polished console HDMI mods, has just released a significant firmware update for both their PS1Digital and N64Digital output boards. While this update implements some exciting new features for users of both mods, it also gives us window in to how PixelFX plans to […]

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5th-Gen Roguelike “Baroque” Translated to English

An English fan-translation has been released for “Baroque” this week, giving western audiences their first taste of the original version of the game. Although the PS2/Wii remake was localized in English, the original version of the 5th-gen dungeon crawler “Baroque” has always been a Japan exclusive—even for the 2020 re-release on Switch. Originally made for […]

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OpenLara Project Expands: 3DO & Jaguar Ports

By now there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of OpenLara—an open source project that aims to reverse engineer the Lara Croft: Tomb Raider engine so that it can be modernized and ported to other platforms. OpenLara has recently gained a lot of attention for the incredible Game Boy Advance port that has been making […]

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PixelFX Announces Infinity Switch & Morph Specs

PixelFX—a trio of hardware developers responsible for some of the most polished console HDMI mods available—wrote up a recap post this weekend that not only chronicled their first year in business, but also outlined their vision for an ambitious pair of products that the plan to release over the next year: First up: The Morph Scaler […]

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Hidden Palace Shares Treasure Trove of Prototypes

In their ongoing quest to document video game prototypes, hardware revisions, source code, artwork, and all kinds of other development ephemera, the preservationists over at The Hidden Palace have released 178 prototype game builds—30 of which are from games that never saw a commercial release! These releases are mostly from older cart-based systems, ranging from the […]

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Analogue Updates Pocket Firmware to v1.0a

Analogue has released an updated firmware for their portable FPGA console, the Analogue Pocket. While this is more of maintenance and bug fix release—as opposed to the heralded v1.1 update that is intended to significantly mature the Analogue OS experience—it will be interesting to see if any of the timing changes noted in the changelog address […]

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Krikzz releases v1.05 update for GB Everdrive

Hardware developer Krikzz released an updated firmware for their series of Game Boy Everdrives today, although the changelog on this one is brief and cryptic: GBC-OS-v1.05 29.12.2021 1)System changes required for carts with FPGA core v6 or later versions 2)Minor bugfix Support RetroRGB with these affiliate links: Stone Age Gamer – Everdrve GB X5 Stone […]