This project from students at the Imperial College London is a tribute to the classic video game Star Fox. The project was written in ARM assembly language and runs ‘bare metal’ on the Raspberry Pi without the need for a full operating system. Features include a 3D engine with software rasterization, Nintendo controller input, and 8-bit sound with DMA. You can even find the code for the project on GitHub. Nice work to all those involved!
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