Alex Mitchell

Vitor Vilela Reveals “Project FastROM”

The SNES is home to some of its generation’s most impressive and enjoyable games, but it was also common to see the platform struggling to maintain stable performance while you were playing them. This is still the case for collectors playing these games on original hardware with original carts, but the proliferation of ROM hacks, […]


Using the SNES SA-1 Chip to Speed Up Games

Developer Vitor Vilela has once again used his knowledge of the SNES’s SA-1 expansion chip to improve SNES games, this time focusing on the game Gradius III.  Previously, Vitor has focused on games like Super Mario World, but has also dedicated his time to help create dev tools and start SNESLab, a place dedicated to unifying […]