CPS-3 arcade board only ran a handful
of games, including JoJo's Venture
, Street Fighter III
, and Red Earth
, but that hasn't stopped the emulation community from cracking the board's code, which puts them one step closer to emulating the board itself. And considering CPS-3 debuted in 1996, it's about time!
Posts on Haze's Mame WIP
as well as the more technical-oriented Notas de Andy
) show that the decryption has opened up the developers to make further progress, as David Haywood
has already gotten the two JoJo
games to "execute some of the game code, rather than just bios." We look forward to watching their progress.