SaturnDave (Sega Saturn, SHIRO!)

Hacking & Reverse Engineering Sega Saturn Games

On the latest episode of SHIRO! Editor’s Corner, we’re joined by a round table of Saturn Community Game Hackers, including TrekkiesUnite118, Derek Pascarella (ATEAM), Malenko & Bo Bayles! In this episode, we dive into the topic of hacking, patching and even reverse engineering Sega Saturn games. YouTube: PodBean Audio:


Revealing the Secrets of Castlevania Symphony of the Night Sound Effects

Have you noticed that the sound effects in the PSP version of Castlevania Symphony of the Night seem a little… off? I’m not talking about the voice acting or the music, here. The sound effects are supposed to have that echo… that flanger effect to them, and the PSP version of SotN doesn’t quite sound […]

Dan Mons

CPS2 reverse engineering progress – DL-0921

In addition to impressing us with his highly objective and accurate controller and game engine input lag measurements, Loïc Petit has been working hard on a years-long project to fully reverse engineer the Capcom Play System 2, or “CPS2” arcade system.  This arcade hardware is responsible for some all time classic titles in series such […]