SmokeMonster

Street Fighter III Scene Documentary: Jazzy NYC ’19

Phil Nolan has released an excellent documentary covering the modern Street Fighter III: Third Strike arcade scene and fighting tournament organizers Jazzy Circuit. Jazzy NYC ’19 captures the excitement of live matches and guides viewers through the state of the scene from New York City to Japan. It’s a really great watch and will warm […]

SmokeMonster

MiSTer Capcom CPS-1 Arcade & ArduBoy FPGA Cores

Jotego has been releasing beta versions of his MiSTer & MiST Capcom CPS-1 Arcade FPGA cores to his patrons, allowing fans to dive into the largely unported CPS-1 library. Each week he has brought a few new games to the core, and he intends to support the entire CPS-1 library. The core is currently private, […]

Rany Battikh

InfiniKey CPS1 De-Suicide Board

After announcing it back in February 2019, Undamned just showed the InfiniKey de-suicide board for Capcom’s CPS hardware. While the CPS2 version of the InfiniKey revives all known B-boards (Capcom implemented the “Suicide battery” into the entire CPS2 catalog), its CPS1 counterpart will only resurrect the following 7 troublesome games (the remaining library is basically […]

SmokeMonster

CPS2Companion Transforms Arduino Into CPS2 EPROM Dumper/Flasher

Loïc Petit released an open-source project to build an add-on for the Arduino Mega that allows you to easily dump or flash Capcom CPS2 Arcade EPROMs for people who want a dedicated device, or who don’t have a full EEPROM burner setup. This solution is tailored specifically to CPS2, and includes security injection based on […]

SmokeMonster

Final Fight 30th Anniversary brings 3-Player Mode to Real Arcade Hardware

Grego and Rotwang have released a ROMhack of Final Fight Arcade, which will run on real arcade hardware. Called Final Fight 30th Anniversary Edition, it’s one of the most impressive and ambitious hacks that I’ve seen, bringing an entirely new gameplay mechanic, complete with a working HUD for the third player. It is still in […]