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iPod controlling an YM2413

by wolf_ on 01-10-2009, 01:16
Topic: Hardware

Several chips are in use by our MSX or by its extensions. Some of them are really made for the MSX, others are chips being used elsewhere as well. One of the advantages of chips being used in other systems is that developers on other systems start all kinds of interesting projects which are practical for us too.

MSXRio'2009 - September - video

by wolf_ on 28-09-2009, 13:56
Topic: Photo shoots

Last weekend, MSXRio'2009 took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A video of this meeting has been uploaded to YouTube by SLotman.

MSX entry on 'Wanna Hld Yr Handheld'

by poke-1,170 on 27-09-2009, 01:34
Topic: Music

MRC regular poke-1,170 has submitted a remix for the new 8 bit operators project "Wanna Hld Yr Handheld". This project is all about remixes of The Beatles, made by chiptune composers.

MSX on MTV

by msd on 25-09-2009, 22:29
Topic: Media

In a recent show of the Brazilian MTV, a number of people were interviewed regarding the various game consoles they own. All kinds of models are clearly visible, including our sturdy MSX! The MSX logo isn't really shown, but to us it was of course more than obvious. Later on Konami's Vampire Killer is shown, both the cartridge and the actual game play.

Nemesis review on MSX blue

by hap on 24-09-2009, 17:22
Topic: Websites

MSX blue posted a Nemesis review today, and like mars2000's other reviews, it concludes with a thorough playthrough including many screenshots.

After the unexpected and still ongoing downtime of Pass

Thexder Neo TGS Trailer

by hap on 23-09-2009, 19:27
Topic: MSX Related
Tags: Remakes

A while ago, new MRC member maikuma let us know on the forum that a new Thexder game is expected to be released later this year for Sony's PSP and PS3.

DJANGO translations: quadra update

by hap on 23-09-2009, 17:42
Topic: Translations

French MSX translator DJANGO has quietly been releasing a couple of new run-of-the-mill translations the past couple of weeks. Consistently, his effortless effort is partial yet makes the games less puzzling than the original Japanese versions.

MSXdev09: Retaliot announced

by viejo_archivero on 22-09-2009, 09:38
Topic: MRC
Tags: Challenges

It's been silent for a while around MSXdev, but with little over two months left before the deadline, you can expect new games to be announced and finished in the coming months. Take this new announced entry for instance: Retaliot!

This game is made by a new development team: Video Hazard, which is formed by Madonna Mk2 and True Video: both former Matra members.

Those of you who recall the MSX2 remakes of Alien 8 and Knight Lore will have the detailed and outstanding graphics still burnt in their memory for sure. The people behind Retroworks clearly know their skills, and what do you do with such skills?

blueMSX Launcher 1.7

by wolf_ on 21-09-2009, 10:08
Topic: Emulation

A new version of blueMSX Launcher has been released. This tool enables users to create a database of ROM-, DSK- and Tape-images and use such database entries to quickly launch these.

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