Dan Mons

Darksoft CPS3 SIMM ROM replacements

Darksoft has shown a very short work-in-progress video on the arcade-projects forums of a new Capcom CPS3 modification: https://www.arcade-projects.com/forums/index.php?thread/15229-new-cps3-simms-8-times-the-size-of-a-regular-simm/ This kit replaces the RAM SIMMs in a standard arcade CPS3 kit with flash ROMs.  This offers two distinct advantages: ROMs cannot corrupt, unlike RAM chips can. ROMs are instantly accessible, and avoid the very lengthy […]

SmokeMonster

Darksoft Namco System 1 Arcade Multi Announced

Darksoft has unveiled his latest arcade multi system, this time for Namco System 1, a platform with notable games like Splatterhouse, Dragon Spirit (one of my personal favorites), Dangerous Seed, Galaga ’88, Marchen Maze, Pac Mania, and more. It is priced at 320 Euros (about $360 USD), and will require a donor System 1 arcade […]

Rany Battikh

MultiMVS & MultiAES firmware update (November 2019)

Darksoft just released both firmware and menu updates for his flagship Neo Geo rom carts, the MultiMVS and the MultiAES. The new updates seemed to have fixed all the problems (especially the dreaded REDScreen bug(s)) that were previously reported by users and improved the overall performance of the carts. While the presentation is almost identical […]

Ray Commend

The First Official Release of Furrtek’s Neo-Geo Core is now Available for the MiSTer

The first official release of the Neo-Geo core is now available for the MiSTer platform!  Thanks to the hard work of Furrtek, Sorgelig, Greyrogue, Rysha and other contributors, installing it is as easy as choosing the update option in the scripts menu of the MiSTer. Users who do not have network connectivity or that prefer […]

SmokeMonster

100 Darksoft Neo Geo AES Multi Carts Pre-Orders Coming Soon

UPDATE:  Pre-orders now open:  https://www.retrorgb.com/darksoft-multiaes-pre-orders-now-open.html Darksoft announced that a batch of 100 of their much anticipated Neo Geo AES multi-carts will be available for pre-order soon. The AES Multi will have all the features of their MVS kit, with ultra-fast loading and all of the bells and whistles. The Darksoft MVS & AES carts will be […]

SmokeMonster

Darksoft Neo Geo AES Multi Enters Testing Phase

The much anticipated Darksoft Neo Geo AES Multi flash-cart is in the testing phase. It will offer many of the same features of the MVS Multi: ultra fast game loading, multi-slot functionality (transforming the AES into a multi-slot AES/MVS hybrid), graphic or text-based menu, etc. And it will have a new molded cartridge shell. A […]