The creators of Analogue Pocket, a portable FPGA-based device compatible with the entire library of games and other systems via adapters, have announced Analogue OS.
It is designed to be the “definitive academic operating system” to play and experience the full video game medium.
With Analogue OS you can explore, discover, and play through your entire history, save your game at any time with cartridges, create and share playlists, track your game, and even develop your own FPGA cores to help preserve your game history. video game. It’s all for the love of video games.
Explore the Library.Everywhere.Library is a reference-level database for playing, exploring, and sharing. An academic cataloging of the entire history of video games. Search and explore the breadth of it: system by system, game by game, region by region, developer by developer, publisher. All of it.
Make It Visual – Add your own box layout, game title screens, or art for a beautiful, customizable way to showcase each game.
Create and share playlists Organize and access your favorite games faster than all playlists. Create from scratch or add games from your library pages. Oh, and share the lists too.
Save and capture whenever you want, even at the same time. Capture (or load) a saved state in an instant, live while playing any game cartridge.
Instruments. Keep track of your game – remember where you were and where you are going. Analogue OS provides tools that allow you to look back at key statistics in the game, on all systems. Tools that allow you to look ahead and keep track of the game as it happens.
Play Everywhere you Play Analogue OS has been optimized for optimal playback in Pocket and Dock. Crisp, lag-free 1080p HDMI output on your LCD / OLED screen, or connect to a CRT / PVM via analog DAC for an authentic gaming history experience.
The operating system is designed to seamlessly connect to virtually all 8-bit, 2.4g, and next-generation Bluetooth controllers. Wired and wireless With button mapping on one controller per controller, system by system.
Unique features for unique systems. Analogue is dedicated to reverently highlighting the various attributes and peculiarities of the hardware of each video game system.
Pocket features original display modes that recreate, with astonishing precision, at a sub-pixel level, the identical look and feel of an original DMG display, Game Boy Color display, Game Gear display, and more.
The analog operating system is just getting started. The operating system will be continually updated and evolve as the ultimate operating system for playing and exploring the entire history of video games.
You can see more images of the new Analogue OS on its official website. After a delay last month, Analogue Pocket will arrive later this year in December and will cost you $ 199.99 USD or its regional equivalent.
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