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 […]

SmokeMonster

New Run of InfiniKey CPS2s Coming

RetroRGB.com previously covered the introduction of new tools that prevent or reverse the “suiciding” of Capcom CPS-2 arcade boards, using the techniques researched and documented by a team at the Arcadehacker Blog. The Inifinikey is one such device, which was cheap and sold extremely well. The first batch potentially saved 1,000 CPS-2 games, permanently protecting […]

Bob

CPSHDMI Kit Updates

Markus has posted a few updates regarding his CPSHDMI kits; A digital-to-digital HDMI kit for the Capcom Play System boards.  Here’s the updates: Pre-assembled boards will be available from Video Game Perfection.  Enter your name on their mailing list to be notified when stock arrives:  https://www.videogameperfection.com/digital-interface-reserve/ For DIY’s, the project is completely open source…but it’s a […]