The tiny Intel Edison development platform started shipping during September of last year and provides makers, developers and hobbyists with a Dual-Core Silvermont Atom @ 500MHz + Quark @ 100MHz processor supported by 1GB LPDDR3 RAM.
The Intel Edison module retails for around $50 with breakout board kits available as well as an Arduino kit priced at $60 and $85 respectively.
The Intel Edison comes with 4GB of eMMC flash storage for loading your desired operating system and applications or in this case your favourite game. Other features of the Intel Edison mini PC module include connectivity provided by both Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy technology and dual-band 802.11n WiFi.
If you would like to add extra ports to the slimline PC module Intel has also created a variety of expansion boards which allow you to add extra functionality when required.
Developer Lutz Latta has published a new video providing a demonstration of the Doom game first launched back in 1993, ported from the original source code running perfectly on the Intel Edison chip. Being played on a 2.8″ TFT display using a PlayStation 4 controller together with a simple speaker setup.
Check it out in the video below, for instructions on how to build your very own full details are available from the 2ld.de website.
Source: PC GamerFiled Under: Gaming News, Geeky Stuff, Hardware, Top News