A developer on Reddit going by the handle of Retroenhancer has teased their proof-of-concept emulator that converts NES games to a playable ultra-widescreen format. We have seen projects like this in the past with consoles such as the SNES, Gameboy, and the Sega Saturn. While they are never 100% perfect implementations, they are usually at […]
The french preservation groups MO5, La Ludothèque Française and the Game Preservation Society are proud to announce a new open source preservation tool, Pauline. It’s made by Jean-François Del Nero, already known for the HxC FDE and it’s in closed beta testing at the moment. The device can detect the kind of Floppy drive it’s […]
Near (AKA Byuu) has released Byuu, a new emulator that is meant to be his magnum opus, bringing together the precision of his Higan emulator with the ease of use of his older BSNES. Higan is famous for its extreme accuracy, and I consider it to be one of the most important and indispensable tools […]
If you’re in the camp that looks at retro games and wishes that they had a true widescreen option that doesn’t rely on weird stretching techniques, then emulators like WideNES and now Wide GB might satisfy that need. Based on a modified version of sameboy, Wide GB includes an extra option: “Use Widescreen”. Enabling this […]
The best Saturn emulator on Android, Yaba Sanshiro just received a new update to version 2.4.0. The emulator, which plays many games at full speed on the Nvidia Shield TV and many other devices received an important usability update. According to the release notes: WHAT’S NEW * in-game controller configuration. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjwSuPTWgy0 * Riglord saga 2 […]
Libretro, the makers of RetroArch, have released a minimalist emulator frontend for PC and Raspberry Pi 2 & 3 called Ludo. It is also available as an OS, called LudOS, which is tailored for TV Boxes. Ludo will be similar to RetroArch but with less features. https://ludo.libretro.com/
Racketboy contacted several people involved with MiSTer asked them to contribute to an in-depth article he wrote about the MiSTer FPGA Multi-Platform Console. It’s very well done and offers exciting views of what lies ahead, the state of things now, and it also works as a great introduction to FPGA-based hardware emulation in contrast to […]
If you’re a fan of Space Harrier on the Sega Saturn, then today could be your lucky day. Yaba Sanshiro, a Sega Saturn emulator for Android and Windows received an update. Per developer devMiyax on the Google Play Store, it fixes a regression that caused graphical glitches in Space Harrier.
Netflix really seems to have a thing for retro games and the 80’s in general. Castlevania, Stranger Things, Hi Score Girl, and now Bandersnatch. In this interactive movie, watchers are encouraged to interact in a “choose-your-own-adventure” style of game where choices determine the final outcome. That’s not what this article is about though.