6.0 / 31-10-2019

Nova

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Nova is a closed-source Sega Saturn Emulator for Windows and is capable of running some commercial games, albeit with several bugs. That said, is does support Sega Titan Video (ST-V) arcade hardware

Windows: XP+

Most Recent Changes!

  • SH2: Implemented Cache and SCI.
  • SH2: Rewrote Power-On procedure.
  • SH2: Rewrote instruction TAS and TRAPA.
  • SH2: Fixed a bug of return value of reserved areas(Dark Savior).
  • M68K: Limited the address bus to 24 bits.
  • SMPC: Implemented commands queueing.
  • SMPC: Rewrote SMPC peripheral handlings.
  • SMPC: Rewrote the command SYSRES.
  • SMPC: Fixed a bug of RTC.
  • SMPC: Fixed timing issues of the command INTBACK.
  • SMPC: Fixed a bug of SNDON command(Steam Hearts).
  • VDP1: Fixed a bug of invalid command(DraculaX).
  • VDP1: Fixed a bug of LINK address(DraculaX).
  • VDP2: Rewrote handling of the VCNT register.
  • VDP2: Completed Cycle Pattern handlings.
  • VDP2: Restored Character Pattern cache.
  • SCSP: Implemented 1Mb RAM mode.
  • CDB: Removed MP2 decoder kjmp2.
  • CDB: Implemented MPEG1 Video and Audio Layer 1/2 decoding.
  • CDB: Implemented MPEG related commands.
  • CDB: Implemented commands CdClose and MpPutSctData.
  • CDB: Implemented a new sound buffer to provide better playback quality for CDDA and MPEG audio.
  • CDB: Supported Video CD playback(require MPEG ROM).
  • CDB: Fixed timing issues of the commands AbortFile, CdGetLastBuf, GetSctNum.
  • CDB: Fixed a crashing bug of SubcodeQ decoding.
  • CDB: Fixed HIRQREQ flag setting(EHST) and data size of the command PutSctData(Outrun).
  • CDB: Fixed a bug when there is no disc in the CD drive(crash in TITAN mode).
  • CDB: Fixed the default start/end positions of the command CdPlay.
  • CDDRIVE: Fixed a bug that seekinig function doesn't work while playing.
  • SYSTEM: Rewrote memory mapping, two SH2s and SCU now have different memory mappings.
  • PERIPHERAL: Implemented PAR(Preliminary), FDD and Stunner(Virtua Gun).
  • BIOS: Disabled Nova BIOS.
  • MISC: Supported 4 executable formats BAL, COF(COFF), CPE(Psy-Q), ELF.
  • MISC: Supported WindowsXP.
  • MISC: Added .img format for the cue parser.
  • MISC: Renamed cart.json to data.json.
  • MISC: Fixed a bug that the primary BUP is not saved properly at exit.
  • DATA: Fixed BUP type of "MARVEL SUPER HEROES VS. STREET FIGHTER"(Hector Tomazella).