RIP EmuParadise, a haven for retro gamers for almost two decades

If you're a fan of retro games, chances are you have a few emulators installed to let you play Mega Drive or Atari 800 titles. And if you have a few emulators installed, you probably have some ROMs. A

Internet Archive adds trove of cheap LCD handhelds to its emulation collection

During CES, the single piece of electronics I spent the most time with, apart from my laptop and camera, was a Mattel Dungeons & Dragons Computer Fantasy Game handheld. These cheap handhelds, sold as

Microsoft launches Windows 10 on ARM, with HP and ASUS promising 20+ hours of battery life

Windows laptops and tablets have traditionally run on X86 processors from the likes of Intel and AMD. Microsoft experimented with using ARM-based processors when it launched the Surface RT and Windows

Who Needs Original Content? OUYA To Launch With Nintendo 64, SNES And NES Emulation Support

The OUYA Android-based gaming console is getting ready for its debut: the stated beginning shipping date for Kickstarter backers is March 28. At launch, it sill isn't clear exactly how many software t

Is IBM splitting hairs with open source?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/ibm.jpg" />It's no secret that I'm a big Free Software fan. It's no secret that IBM is a giant company with more money than I can possibl

Flash cartridge for SNES lets you get your ROM on

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/SNES_Myth_Final-01.jpg" />You're familiar with the flash carts that Nintendo is waging a questionably successful war on, yes? Basically t

Another Nintendo-ish USB controller for your perusal

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/BuffaloUSBNintendoPCGamePad_2_640.jpg" alt="" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/brando">Brando</a> presents us with the Buffalo US

Nice Doggie: Puppy Arcade 7 available

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/n641.jpg" alt="" />Of all the wonderful uses for Linux, gaming hasn’t traditionally been one of its stronger suits. But as we all know,

Atari-style USB joystick sports built-in emulator

<img title="joystick" src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/joystick.jpg" />At first glance, $30 may seem like a lot for a one-button old school Atari joystick with a USB connectio

Review: Cheap portable media player with built-in NES emulator

Behold! A portable convergence device from faraway lands! It plays music, it plays videos, it takes photos, it’s an e-book reader, a dictionary, a notepad, it slices, it dices, it does it all! B

Need, not want: Counter-top NES arcade cabinet

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/FHR7JT6FYNT99I7.MEDIUM.jpg" alt="NES" />We'll go ahead and file this one under "Things I Want In My House" and tuck it away in the filing cab

GP2X Wiz handheld gaming emulator reviewed

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/DSC_0064.jpg" alt="gp2x" />Remember <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/07/15/gp2x-handheld-gaming-emulator-now-selling-at-thinkgeek/">th

GP2X handheld gaming emulator now selling at ThinkGeek

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/bfc7_gp2x_wiz_mame_console_emulator.jpg" alt="gp2x" />The GP2X handheld gaming emulator gets a little more mainstream this week as a product

Palm Pre gets a NES emulator!

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pre.jpg" alt="Pre" />Got a Pre? Like Nintendo? If you fit in the overlapping intersection of that particular Venn diagram, then have I got so

Video: Windows Vista running on the PS3, slowly

You can now run Windows Vista on the PS3. More accurately, you can emulate Windows Vista on the PS3; “now” is also somewhat inaccurate, as the emulation is so slow it takes some 25 minutes for the

WANT: Portable SNES

That’s a SNES you’re looking at up there. The portablized version is detailed over at benheck.com forums. Lots of photos from every angle show the creation in all its glory. Nicely done. Power is

Old NES cartridge modded into portable emulator

Ah nostalgia. An enterprising individual over at the BenHeck forums has “basically cannibalized a OneStation” into an old NES cartridge that runs on three N-cell batteries (commonly found in certa

Old 486 desktop + ingenuity = dedicated NES emulator

Here’s something I didn’t cover in my Emulation Orientation a few weeks back, though I did mention NESticle. A couple guys have decided the most noble job for a venerable 486 is to run the

The Orientation: Emulators

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Solar-powered handheld with built-in NES emulation

Portable NES and Game Boy emulation without having to stop for batteries? I like. You can also use the solar panels to recharge your cell phone and other small devices. There’s a 3.5-inch screen
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