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 […]

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C64 Video Enhancement update and ordering info

Announced months ago, the C64 Video Enhancement is a YPbPr (aka component video) and RGsB (aka sync on green) solution for the Commodore 64 designed by c0pperdragon. Originally, due to the limitation of the on-board VIC-II chip, the C64 could output RF through RCA, Composite and out-of-spec S-video through an 8-pin Din connector. Now with […]

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Divide 2k20 for ZX Spectrum

Lotharek just updated the overall design and functionality of his interpretation of the ZX Spectrum multi-purpose device “Divide“. Originally conceived by Pavel Cimbal, Divide is basically an ATA interface for Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum; Lotharek’s version plugs right into the computer’s expansion port and adds support for loading software directly from a compact flash card, completely […]

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Reverse-engineered schematics for the original Game Boy by Furrtek

Furrtek, mostly known for his excellent work with Neo-Geo hardware and FPGA, just released a 36-page documentation depicting his process of reverse-engineering the original DMG-001. In a 191-hour meticulous process, Furrtek was able to draw schematics for the following: All APU logic. All PPU logic. All I/O and timer logic. All DMA logic. All interrupt […]

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Krikzz Sega-Cd implementation into Mega Everdrive Pro

Krikzz just showed, through a tweet, his progress on implementing Sega-CD support into the upcoming Mega Everdrive Pro Development for the next-in-line Mega Everdrive cart seems to be in its very early phase(s) as Igor (aka Krikzz) admitted that, after some testing, he just figured out what parts/components are needed to accomplish full Sega-CD support. […]

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Atari 7800 Multi-cart announced by RetroHQ

The Atari 7800, one of the most under-appreciated and often neglected consoles of all time, is finally getting the SD multi-cart treatment. Saint from RetroHQ, creator of the excellent Jaguar GD, Neo Geo Pocket GD and Lynx GD, just tweeted a preliminary design of the upcoming cart and cited a few details along the way: […]