Danthrax (Sega Saturn SHIRO!)

Radiant Silvergun, Cotton 2 See Improvements in MiSTer Saturn Core

A bevy of updates to the Saturn core of the MiSTer FPGA have targeted problems with specific games’ graphics. One prominent one that was fixed recently was Cotton 2, whose VDP2-drawn backgrounds were reported in January as having problems. “I’ve seen that srg320 is working quite intensively on the VDP2 these last days,” said Kubo, […]

Danthrax (Sega Saturn SHIRO!)

Four-Player Mode Found Hidden in High Velocity: Mountain Racing Challenge

High Velocity: Mountain Racing Challenge, an early Saturn exclusive that shipped with a two-player mode, could have let even more people in on the fun if developer Cave enabled a four-player option that was hidden in the code until now. The four-player mode was unearthed by — who else? — Bo Bayles, who’s been probing […]

Danthrax (Sega Saturn SHIRO!)

New Fan Book ‘Unofficial Saturn Collection’ Available Now

Looking for some light reading material about your favorite 32-bit console? A new fan-made coffee table book has you covered. “The Unofficial Sega Saturn Collection” is a 290-page paperback that released on Amazon earlier this month. It features large color screenshots of some of the games in the Saturn’s library along with writeups about each […]

Danthrax (Sega Saturn SHIRO!)

MiSTer Main Branch Update for Saturn Core Fixes Gouraud Shading

The Saturn core for the MiSTer FPGA hit a milestone late last month when it committed the last several months of “unstable nightly” updates to the MiSTer’s main branch. The March 23 update was the first one to the core’s main branch since it was first added there in October. When a core’s update is […]