Sony’s PlayStation Classic uses an open-source emulator to play its games

The worm has turned, it seems. Emulators, which let people run old console games on their computers, were once the scourge of the gaming industry. Now Sony is using one of the very pieces of software

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

My favorite summer toy is the GDP XD emulator

People ask me all the time about my favorite gadgets and I rarely have any answers. I’ve been playing with stuff since 2004 and I’m pretty gadget-ed out. But this year I’ve finally f

Here, Play With Windows 1.01 And Mac OS System 7

It's been a long day and all you want to do is play some KidPix or Adventure. Don't worry. We've got you covered. Using Hampa Hug's <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hampa.ch/pce/">PCE in-browser em

OUYA Could Become Emulation Destination With New Projects Covering Game Boy, Genesis, NeoGeo And More

OUYA is coming soon (tomorrow is the planned ship date for the earliest Kickstarter backers), and recent reports of emulators of classic gaming consoles made for the Android device are generating some

Police Raid PS3 Hacker's House; N64 Emulator In Development

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/sonyps3h.jpg" />It looks like the police, at the behest of Sony, have raided the house of graf_chokolo, one of the preeminent members of

The Briefest Of Introductions To Modern Video Game Emulators: Dolphin, PCSX2 & More

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/ff12pcsx2.png" />It’s probably a snow day for many of you, so what better way to kill a few hours than to fire up an emulator? “But N

Video: How good is the Nintendo Wii emulator Dolphin? Let's see how Resident Evil 4 does!

So a few days ago Dolphin 2.0 was released. Dolphin is a Nintendo Wii and GameCube emulator for Windows, Mac, and Linux, and it works quite well. How well? Here’s a video of me playing the Wii v

Zune HD hacked, entire hardware open to homebrew programmers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/zunehacked.jpg" />Potentially huge news for <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/zune-hd/">Zune HD</a> owners—that means Devin an

Retrode easily turns your SNES, Sega Genesis cartridges into ROMs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/retrode.jpg" />Let me set the scene; it's very interesting. I'm sitting here listening to one of my many soccer podcasts World Football D

Video: N64 emulator running on hacked iPad

Apparently the iPad has been hacked. Who knew? And what’s the first you do with a hacked iPad? You run emulators, of course! This here is a video showing an N64 emulator running Super Smash Bros

Dolphin, the Wii and GameCube emulator, has its first post-open source release. It's really good.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/re4.jpg" />Around two years ago, Dolphin, the GameCube and <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/wii/">Wii</a> emulator for Windows, Ma

Video: Emulated New Super Mario Bros. in 1080p makes us want Wii HD even more

This here is a video of New Super Mario Bros. Wii in 1080p, thanks to the wonders of emulation. (I had completely forgotten about the Dolphin emulator!) If there were ever a reason for Nintendo get of

Portable gaming emulator costs $81, runs multiple systems

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/chinavasionCVLKN087.jpg">Portable gaming emulators: Can there be too many on the market? I submit, “No.” The more the merrier, as the

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

Nebudroid turns your Android phone into a NES controller

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/nebudroid.JPG" alt="nebudroid" />Say hello to Nebudroid, an Android application that turns your phone into a NES controller for use with emul

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
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