Game On!: Developer hacks the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar to play Doom
November 22, 2016

Classic game was ported on the new hardware.

While everyone who got their hands on a shiny new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and starting to learn its features, one user managed to put the classic game Doom working right inside Apple’s new hardware.

The Touch Bar, which features a 2170 x 60-pixel touch display somehow flattens out the whole game, but technically the port – made by user Adam Bell – is still playable. He didn’t make the hack public since it’s not really something you’d want to do on the display, but it’s still awesome that he managed to put the game working there in the first place.

This was made possible since the MacBook Pro’s Touch Bar operates independently from the main computer – meaning that it has its own processor that handles a bulk of its work, meaning that it is capable of running apps from within its own system.

by Victor Philip Ortiz
Tech Enthusiast and Movie Buff. Passionate for all things tech - you’ll normally find him tinkering with the latest gadgets and computer peripherals. He is an avid collector of Blu-ray discs and occasionally plays on his Xbox.
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