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 he just published an extremely high resolution map of the chip with the help of John McMaster that can now be used for reverse engineering. Decapping is the process of removing the casing of an integrated circuit, usually via […]

Capture Card Testing with the OSSC and MiSTer

Recently, SmokeMonster published an article detailing how to achieve 5x and 6x mode with MiSTer, and with the use of a Datapath Vision E1/E1S Capture Card, being able to record or stream lagless gameplay. But with the fact it’s aging hardware and the Amazon price is roughly $880, I wanted to look for other options. […]

Zelda: The Legend of Link Updated

Infidelity updated his incredible Zelda – The Legend of Link, which is a total ROMhack of the NES Legend of Zelda that creates an all new game, complete with new graphics and sprites, a new overworld and levels, and a new script. It’s an all-new adventure for lovers of the legendary NES title. The hack […]

MiSTer: 1440p & 1200p Video Mode Recipes – 6X & 5X Scaling

I have been on a quest to improve my MiSTer video capture setup for 2020, with the goal of improving my channel’s videos and streams. Few people might realize this, but MiSTer supports resolutions far beyond its default video modes. It supports any resolution between 240p to 1440p in a console’s native 60/50hz timing, by […]

Atari 7800 Schematics Found in Dumpster Treasure Trove

Fifty pages of complete engineering schematics for the Atari 7800 and its associated ICs have been released by Curt, the historian behind the Atari Museum Website. The documents have circulated among private individuals for years, but this is the first time they have been publicly accessible. The schematics essentially provide a blueprint that can be […]

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 that prefer to who do not have network connectivity […]

Xilinx’s New FPGA has the Highest Logic Density of Any Single Device in Human History

Xilinx revealed their new high-end FPGA, the Virtex VU19P, which will be the largest FPGA ever created. It comes from their line of 16nm UltraScale+ FPGAs and contains 35 billion transistors. It boasts the highest logic density and the input/output count (2,072) of any single device ever made in human history, and is 1.6X larger […]

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