Alex Mitchell

srg320’s SNES Core Ported To Analogue Pocket

(Update 22-09-19: An update has been released for the SNES core, bringing a few fixes and enhancement chip changes. Because the Pocket is designed differently than the DE-10 Nano board that powers the MiSTer, it’s going to take a little more time for the Pocket port of the SNES core to support all of the […]

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 […]

Analogue Pocket Firmware 1.0B

Analogue has released new firmware for the Analogue Pocket and dock. This includes a host of fixes and new screen effects for the dock. The dock can now be updated via the pocket. Firmware Download: Firmware 1.0B Analogue Twitter: Update Post Release Notes: Dock updates via Pocket – Dock now updated from Pocket using the […]

Alex Mitchell

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 […]

Alex Mitchell

Analogue Delays Pocket, confirms April SNt re-stock

Analogue Inc confirmed today that their next console, the handheld Analogue Pocket, has been delayed. Analogue had originally projected a May 2021 shipping window when the limited number of Pocket pre-orders were available in August 2020,  but that has been pushed back five months to October 2021. As anyone watching the news can guess, Analogue […]

Alex Mitchell

Analogue Releases Updates, Reaffirms SNt/MSg/DAC Restock

(Update 2: Feb 23, 2021) Smokemonster has added updated jailbreak firmwares to each console’s respective GitHub page. I have also included links to those updates next to the official links at the bottom of this article. (Update 1: Feb 22, 2021) Analogue has also posted an article to their support website that addresses ongoing community concerns […]

Alex Mitchell

FirebrandX Releases Nt Mini Noir Settings Guide

Granular control over the way audio and video is rendered has always been one of Analogue’s prominent features, but it can be daunting to navigate those menus without a comprehensive knowledge of retro gaming hardware, broadcast standards, and the artistic intent of the era’s developers. Fortunately, retro gaming guru FirebrandX has published a series of videos and documents […]

SmokeMonster

Analogue Nt Mini Noir Jailbreak

I just released the Analogue Nt Mini Noir Jailbreak. For all the juicy details and instructions, see my new video. There is way too much to list here, but in short there are several new and improved cores, a complete overhaul of the NES JB core, and most importantly, the return of CopyNES, the cartridge […]

Ray Commend

Experimental Pi opens up Pre-orders for PiBoy DMG

With the Analogue Pocket selling out within the first 15 minutes of pre-orders, many potential customers expressed their disappointment with the company. Some have even called into question as to whether Analogue’s practice of advertising zero emulation for its devices is deceptive. Hardware emulation versus software emulation is a volatile topic to say the least, […]

Alex Mitchell

Analogue Delays Nt Mini V2, Details New Features

(Edit: Previous revisions of this article contained a typo that referenced analog video output from the DB-15 instead of the HD-15 port. This typo has been corrected. To reiterate, the Nt Mini Noir is not capable of outputting analog video from its DB-15 port.) Retro hardware manufacturer Analogue released several statements today regarding the latest […]