Star Ocean: Til the End of Time arrives on North American PS4 on May 23. It’s the same game as the 2004 original, only the jaggies have been cleaned up through the PS4's HD emulator and it’s got trophy support. It’ll be available to download via the PlayStation Store for $20.99.
As we’ve seen, you can play Breath of the Wild on a PC using an emulator. It’s not exactly optimal, but there’s a tiny bright side to the struggle: you can open a busted treasure chest that on both Switch and Wii U is inaccessible.
Take a look at this video by GuruAidTechSupport, showing a new Samsung Galaxy S8 running the Dolphin emulator (for GameCube and Wii games) almost flawlessly.
Microsoft has revised Windows Store policy to remove emulators. The new rules bar any applications that emulate preexisting game systems, resulting in the removal of a popular program that supported games from Nintendo and Sega consoles.
Persona 5 may be fresh out this week on PS4, but don’t forget the game is also available on PS3. And has been out in Japan since last year, which explains why there’s now footage of the game trying to run on a PC via an emulator.
CEMU, an emulator that lets people play Wii U games on their PC, has come a long way since it struggled with Mario Kart 8: next month, it’ll be running the latest Zelda game in an entirely playable state.
Last week, I reported on Byuu, an emulator developer and game archivist who was trying to preserve every single SNES game ever made. He declared his plan “dead,” however, after $10,000 worth of rare games went missing in the mail. Fortunately, this story has a happy ending.
Byuu, a revered SNES emulator developer and game archivist, had a plan. With the help of an avid collector from Europe, he would archive hundreds of SNES games, some of which are exceedingly rare. Unfortunately, that plan recently hit the skids when a package worth thousands of dollars went missing in the mail.
It was only a matter of time before people found a way to hack Nintendo’s NES Classic, and that time has come. Earlier this week, modders trading tips on a Russian forum discovered a way to add ROMs to add extra games to the system that was previously limited to only thirty.
Released in Japan for the PC-98 back in 1990, 46 Okunen Monogatari: The Shinka Ron was a game developed by Almanic Corporation and published by Enix that hasn’t had a complete, playable English translation until now.
The Legend of Zelda: Ancient Stone Tablets is a nearly forgotten spinoff title originally made for the Super Famicom Satellaview but a new fan English translation has brought the game back to the masses.
In 2009, a team of fans released an English translation for cult Hideo Kojima joint Policenauts, which was never officially released in the West. Now, in 2016, fans have released an English language translation for the superior Sega Saturn version of the game.
Until recently, the folks behind the popular Dolphin GameCube and Wii emulator software have been able to run every GameCube game in the official Nintendo library save one: Star Wars: Clone Wars. Now it finally works.
For the first time in three years, the famous Dolphin emulator—which lets users play GameCube games on their PC—has had a proper big update.
Known for creating full-sized arcade cabinets packed with emulated arcade games, Dream Arcades is getting into the console business with the Dreamcade Replay, bringing arcade and console classics to anything with an HDMI port.
This is After Burner Climax, a PlayStation 3 game, running on a PC courtesy of the RPCS3 emulator. And running pretty damn well, all things considered.
You may well have played Super Metroid. But when you did, you played it the way Nintendo wanted you to play it.
In October, the Cemu emulator—which allows Wii U games to be played on a PC—could barely boot Mario Kart 8’s menu. Now, just two months later, it’s doing an OK job of actually running the game.
As teams continue work on emulators for the Xbox 360 and PS3, a big breakthrough has been made by those trying to play Wii U games on a PC.