SmokeMonster

Furrtek Maps the PC Engine HuC6270 with John McMaster

Furrtek decapped the PC Engine platform’s (PCE/TurboGrafx-16/CoreGrafx/SuperGrafx/Duo/etc) video generator chip, the HuC6270, back in November, and then sent it to John McMaster for photographing and imaging. John just published an extremely high resolution map of the chip that can be used for reverse engineering. Decapping is the process of removing the casing of an integrated […]

Rany Battikh

VGA 16 by Behar Bros completed and released

Behar Bros just announced, through their official Facebook page, the completion of the VGA 16 project, a 480p outputting solution for Neo Geo MVS boards. Following the reveal of their dual-ouput (VGA & RGBs) consolized MVS earlier this year, the Behar Bros have decided to release the FPGA-based line-doubling RGBHV VGA board, used with the […]

Ray Commend

Project Neon “Caravan DEMO” Released to the General Public (Neo-Geo Homebrew)

Project Neon, a recently announced Neo-Geo shmup released a public “Caravan Demo” that is playable on real hardware, MAME, and the MiSTer.   The proposed game, which we covered recently on this blog, is set to be a co-op a bullet hell shmup with selectable levels when completed. Developer release notes are as follows: Project Neon […]

Ray Commend

The First Official Release of Furrtek’s Neo-Geo Core is now Available for the MiSTer

The first official release of the Neo-Geo core is now available for the MiSTer platform!  Thanks to the hard work of Furrtek, Sorgelig, Greyrogue, Rysha and other contributors, installing it is as easy as choosing the update option in the scripts menu of the MiSTer. Users who do not have network connectivity or that prefer […]

Ray Commend

New Neo Geo Shmup “Project Neon” in Early Development

A developer who goes under the screen name Coin feeder on the arcade-projects forums has recently revealed that he is developing a new “tate” style shmup game for the Neo Geo MVS. I had the opportunity to video chat with him, and during our conversation he demonstrated a very early version of this new game running […]

SmokeMonster

Neo Geo Mini Controller Mod for Real Neo Geo & Clicky D-Pad

Magic Trashman has written a tutorial on how to padhack a Neo Geo Mini controller to DB15 (arcade/Neo Geo direct connection) and add a clicky microswitch d-pad to it. It’s a relatively complex mod involving custom 3D prints, but MT has been offering pre-modified controllers for sale through Twitter. I bought one of these from […]

Bob

Behar Bros Neo Geo MVS RGB Board

The Behar Bros’ have just announced the “RGB16”:  An RGB SCART output board for Neo Geo MVS motherboards.  This board will allow you to solder to the JAMMA outputs of an MVS board and get both audio and video through a SCART socket:  https://www.beharbros.com/rgb16 This device was designed as a companion to people also purchasing their […]