Emulation developer Themaister has just released a complete rewrite of their N64 emulation core, paraLLEl N64. If you’re looking for the Coles Notes on the implications of this re-write, here’s a summary: A significant bump in performance. On average you can expect to double your frame rate, but improvements range from a 50-200% depending on […]
A recent Amazon listing revealed to the world that a new Nvidia Shield TV model is scheduled for release in the near future. The listing (now removed) revealed that there will be some improvements over the previous model. These expected updates include 3GB of RAM, an updated Tegra X1+ chip, Dolby vision, and a refreshed […]
Never a collective that minces words, the Libretro team has announced the RetroArch Disc Project; a software initiative that will allow for gamers to use their physical discs with their emulation cores. Judging from their blog and the following tweet, it’s VERY clear that this initiative is going after Polymega: Unveiling the RetroArch Disc Project! It's […]
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/
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.