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TurboGrafx-16 R-Type converted to SuperGrafx

Someone mentioned a fabled R-Type TurboGrafx-16-to-SuperGrafx conversion in my Discord yesterday, so I asked Chris Covell if such a thing exists. It turns out, Chris was the person behind it. He started converting TurboGrafx-16’s R-Type to SuperGrafx in 2012, and made it to stage 4. The SuperGrafx’s extra hardware is used to reduce sprite flicker […]

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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 […]

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Panorama Cotton English Translation Released for Sega Genesis

Malias and SamIAm released an English translation of Panorama Cotton for the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive, after 10 years of casual work. Panorama Cotton is a great game, and the new translation polishes it up just like a new officially licensed release: Panorama Cotton is a fun, colorful cute ‘em up rail shooter. This patch translates […]

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PS Vita Owned: Final Crypto Layer Defeated

Many exploits have graced the PS Vita, allowing user to boot homebrew, emulators, Adrenaline (opening the Vita’s built-in PS1 & PSP functionality), and the like. But now Yifan Lu, the famous Vita scene hacker, has now completely and permanently defeated any remaining protections that Sony had in place by extracting the physically stored hardware keyslots […]