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AmigaOS 4.0 Prerelease Update #3 available

Leuven, Belgium - 14 June, 2005.

Hyperion Entertainment announces the immediate availability of the final intermediate update of Amiga OS 4.0 prior to its full commercial release later this year.

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Susumu Hirasawa Composes Boot Jingle for AmigaOS 4.0

Leuven, Belgium - 25. May, 2005

Chaos Union and Hyperion Entertainment VOF announced today that recording artist Susumu Hirasawa will deliver a boot jingle created specifically for AmigaOS 4.0. Two additional tracks will also be included on the AmigaOS 4.0 CD to showcase Hirasawa's music.

About Susumu Hirasawa

Susumu Hirasawa is a highly acclaimed recording artist. He has written soundtracks for commercial successes such as Millenium Actress, Paranoia Agent, the Beserk tv-series and videogame, and he is currently working on his latest cd-release. Since 1979 he helped defined Japanese pop-techno in the group P-MODEL and launched his first solo album in 1989. Since the mid-90s Hirasawa has toured with his Interactive Live Show utilizing Amigas with the support of Amiga user group of Japan(FAMIGA) for a spectacular interactive multimedia performance.

About Hyperion Entertainment VOF

Hyperion Entertainment is a privately held Belgian-German company, founded in March of 1999. The company specializes in 3D graphics and the conversion of top-quality entertainment software from Windows to niche-platforms including Amiga, Linux (x86,PPC) and MacOS (OS 9/X).

Hyperion Entertainment has undertaken contract-work in the field of 3D graphics for companies such as Monolith (www.lith.com) and has developed a mature, fast, small foot-print technology to bring 3D graphics to low power digital devices such as PDAs and STBs.

Hyperion is currently working on AmigaOS 4.0, a vastly enhanced PPC native incarnation of the groundbreaking OS introduced by Commodore in 1985.

 

New Firmware Update for AmigaOne available

Leuven, Belgium - 3. March, 2005

Hyperion Entertainment is pleased to announce the immediate availability of a new AmigaOne firmware update for registered customers of AmigaOS 4.0. New features in this release include

  • Improvements in the x86 BIOS emulator
  • Reworked IDE/ATA-Code with better support of multiple IDE controllers
  • Preliminary support for the Catweasel Mark IV controller by Individual Computers
  • Ability to choose graphics card for booting
  • Multiple bugs fixed, including a wrong IRQ assignment for AGP graphics cards (Vertical Blanking interrupts should now function correctly)

The update can be downloaded from our file area.

 

First build of Quake 2 for AmigaOS 4.0 available

Leuven, Belgium - 2. February, 2005

Registered users of both AmigaOS 4.0 and Quake 2 can now find a first OS4-Native build of Quake 2 in our download area. Note that this version is restricted to software rendering but should otherwise be fully functional.

Enjoy!

 

Ars Technica reviews the AmigaOS 4 developer pre-release

Leuven, Belgium - 20 January, 2005

The much-respected Tech Site Ars Technica has published a review of the AmigaOS 4.0 developer pre-release. Read it here.

 


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