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Sega defends mobile Forever ports

The launch of Sega Forever has been positive, the company has argued, although it concedes that there are lessons to be learned. Sega last week launched a number of its retro titles on mobile under the new Sega Forever banner. The games are free to download and play, although gamers …

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Zelda: Breath of the Wild is already being emulated on PC

It was only released last week, but already Nintendo’s critical smash hit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has been emulated on PC. Motherboard reports that a hacked version of the game’s Wii U release was available online very shortly after the official release. It can be played …

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An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

It’s starting to look as if Xbox One has an emulator problem. Well, arguably it’s not a problem if you’re an owner and have an interest in retro gaming. But it may well be a problem if you’re Microsoft or a rights holder that could be affected by your games …

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Nesbox emulator claims to be going live on Xbox One shortly

Xbox One owners may soon be able to play emulated versions of SNES, Mega Drive, Game Boy, GBA and NES games. That’s if claims from the team behind the Nesbox emulator are correct. As spotted by Videogamer, Nesbox has said that its app has been certified in the Windows Store …

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Mod support heading to Sega Mega Drive games on Steam

Publishers are typically quite precious about their retro properties, which makes Sega’s latest announcement somewhat of a welcome surprise. The company is releasing a free Sega Mega Drive Classics Hub on Steam on April 28th, and is features include Steam Workshop support. The new-look system is based on a bedroom …

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MAME emulation goes open-source

Long-running emulation project MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) has transitioned to open-source availability after nearly two decades of existence. Popular among video game archivists and retro enthusiasts for its ability to emulate titles from the 1970s up until the modern day, the software was previously released under a modified BSD …

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PS4 will get PS2 emulation, Sony confirms

It’s not just Xbox One owners that will be able to play older games – Sony has plans for its own backwards compatibility. Both the PS4 and Xbox One launched without the ability to play older games, though a recent update has seen the latter console gain support for Xbox …

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UPDATED: GAME actively promoting Ouya’s SNES emulation

Retailer GAME has chosen to highlight Ouya’s emulation functionality as part of its promotion for the console. GAME’s Ouya splash page features, amongst other things, the logo for popular SNES emulator Super GNES. The free software allows users to run any game for which they have downloaded a ROM (a …

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