ChrisFratz

A Prototype For Sonic 1 Has Finally Been Released

On December 31st, 2020, HIdden Palace streamed on Twitch an unreleased prototype of the original Sonic the Hedgehog from before the game was set to release.  It has a bunch of differences in both level design and graphics, most notable being some of the backgrounds in zones like Marble Zone (shown on the left), and […]

SmokeMonster

N64 Viewpoint 2064 Prototype Released – Sequel to Neo Geo Viewpoint

GamingAlexandria published an interesting article chronicling the story behind the unreleased Nintendo 64 game, Viewpoint 2064, complemented by an excellent video by Hard4Games. Viewpoint 2064 was completed and scheduled for a Nov 2000 release, but was ultimately cancelled. A fully-working ROM dump of the prototype was posted to The Internet Archive. The cart’s dumping and […]

Bob

ClayFighter 2 32x Prototype Found

A prototype of the unreleased 32x game ClayFigher 2 has been found and dumped.  It shows the game in an extremely early state, but it’s still a fun piece of history to check out:  http://hiddenpalace.org/ClayFighter_2:_Judgment_Clay_(Apr_28,_1995_prototype) A super early prototype of the unreleased 32x port of ClayFighter 2 has been dumped by the good folks at the […]

Bob

(Another) Wiimote GameCube Prototype Found

Someone has just purchased a prototype wiimote and sensor bar that was a prototype for the GameCube!  Read the full story on arstechnica: https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/10/japanese-auction-reveals-nintendos-first-wii-remote-for-the-gamecube/ UPDATE:  While I’d still call this a very cool find, this is not the first time the controllers have been seen.  Someone on the AssemblerGames forum found a similar prototype a […]