MSU-1 Enhanced Games Roundup: CD Audio

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The MSU-1 expansion chip for the SNES was developed by byuu and is included in the SD2SNES flash cart and supported by some emulators. The MSU-1 adds some amazing features to the SNES by allowing for up to 4GB of data storage (would have been impossible back in the 90s) which can be streamed to the SNES during play. This allows for FMV (Full Motion Video), like you’ve probably seen in Dragon’s Lair, as well as CD-quality audio, like the TurboGrafx-CD and Sega CD had at the time. This roundup will focus on…read more

Sunsoft 5B Audio on Everdrive N8

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A developer on Krikzz’s forum just released a custom Sunsoft 5A/5B/FME-7 Mapper which enables the expansion audio channels in Sunsoft’s Gimmick! game originally released on the Famicom. You will need an Everdrive N8 and either a Famicom or an expansion audio modded NES in order to hear the extra audio channels. The Japanese release of Gimmick! has one of the best soundtracks of any game released on the NES (gotta love that Sunsoft sampled bass), and If you have an Everdrive N8, you can download the update from the forum thread….read more

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