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The SNES Can Do Ray Tracing Thanks to a Homebrew “SuperRT” Chip

Prime Benefit Spotlight: Free games and in-game content Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. Ray tracing isn’t a new graphics term. It’s been around for ages, and if you’ve ever seen old demos of reflective orbs and teapots from the ’90s, those were probably ray tracing showcases. The reason it’s a big dealtoday is that modern graphics cards and new consoles can finally start doing ray traced lighting and effects in games in real time. Big deal, though; you can…

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Nintendo Switch Online Adds New NES and SNES Games on December 12 – Star Fox 2, Crystalis, More

Nintendo has announced a few more games joining their ongoing roster of classic NES and SNES games for Switch. The Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app is adding Star Fox 2, Super Punch-Out!!, Kirby Super Star, and Breath of Fire II, while the Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online app is adding Crystalis and Journey to Silius. All of the aforementioned games will be available on December 12th. Featured above, you can view a sizzle reel for the titles. Here’s a rundown on each game: Super NES Star Fox 2 – This…

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Nintendo Switch Online Getting Four More SNES Games After Long Wait, Including the Once Lost Star Fox 2

[quads id=10] Got a news tip? Is there something you think we should be reporting on? Email news@usgamer.net. In what might be a nice coincidence for Nintendo, six new games are coming to Nintendo Switch Online, just as the heat was starting to be turned up again regarding the service’s relative lack of content. Three of the SNES games are currently available on the Super NES Classic. The fourth is an RPG classic from Capcom. They include: Star Fox 2 Super Punch-Out!! Kirby Super Star Breath of Fire 2 In…

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