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Tag: Emulator

Freetron Funplay: Play 20 Classic Sega Genesis Games on Your Tv or in the Car

Freetron Funplay: Play 20 Classic Sega Genesis Games on Your Tv or in the Car
This portable gaming system looks a whole lot like Sonic The Hedgehog. So it’s a good thing that it actually plays a variety of classic SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive games. Freetron’s FunPlay 20-in-1 not only can be connected to your television, but since it runs on 3-AAA batteries can be played on the road with portable DVD players (as long as they have a video input).

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!

SNES Emulator on the Xbox360: Instructions Please!
Felix Domke, who’s also known on the Internets as famous console hacker tmbinc, recently announced that he has ported the SNES9x GX Super Nintendo emulator – originally made for the Wii and the Gamecube – to the Xbox 360.
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Openemu Mac Emulator Lets You Play and Play With Retro Video Games

Openemu Mac Emulator Lets You Play and Play With Retro Video Games
There aren’t as many video game apps for the Mac as there are for Windows computers, and even then I have a feeling that there’s no program, Windows or otherwise, that lets you play and play with retro video games the way OpenEmu does.

Ti-Boy: Ti-84 Calculator Game Boy Emulator: Math Geek, Meet Retro Gamer

Ti-Boy: Ti-84 Calculator Game Boy Emulator: Math Geek, Meet Retro Gamer
Got one of those Texas Instruments graphing calculators? This nifty little program for  TI-83+SE, TI-84+, and TI-84+SE calculators lets you play Nintendo Game Boy games instead of doing your math problems. Written by Brendan Fletcher (aka “calc84maniac”), TI-Boy SE is a Game Boy emulator that runs on TI’s Z-80 based graphing calculators thanks to similarities between the CPUs of the two systems.

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally

Are You a Debian Nerd? Then You Can Play NES on Your Palm Pre, Double Literally
Do you know what a chroot is? No? Then let’s file this under Cool Shit We Don’t Understand, because I have no freaking idea either: A bunch of cool nerds at Pre Dev Wiki (motto: “Let’s open this beast up”) have managed to coerce the newly released iPhone rival Palm Pre to run the popular NES emulator FCEUltra.

Psp-3000 Hacked: One Small Step for Hackers, One Giant Step for Homebrew

Psp-3000 Hacked: One Small Step for Hackers, One Giant Step for Homebrew
And so it has come to pass: a group of developers calling themselves Team Typhoon recently achieved a breakthrough in hacking the PSP-3000 via member Davee’s ChickHEN Homebrew Enabler. As proof, a Team Typhoon member posted a video of ChickHEN at work on YouTube, adding, “This proves that the code survives a reboot and the system software and MAC address can be changed.”

Pxp-900 Retro 8/16/32-Bit Handheld Video Game System Looks an Awful Lot Like a Psp

Pxp-900 Retro 8/16/32-Bit Handheld Video Game System Looks an Awful Lot Like a Psp
Does this handheld gaming system look familiar at all? When I first saw it, I had to do a double-take too. While the PXP-900 steals more thant a few of it’s design cues from the Sony PSP, don’t expect it to play the latest PSP games – it only plays retro game ROMs.

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games

Game-800 “Mp5” Pmp Plays Movies, Music Plus NES, Famicom, Gameboy and Mega Drive Games
This jack of all trades media player not only cranks out the requisite music, videos and pictures, it’ll also play your favorite retro video games. In addition to playing a wide variety of audio and video formats on its 320×240 LCD screen, the GAME-800 PMP has a software emulator on board that lets it play NES, Famicom, GameBoy, GameBoy Color and Sega Mega Drive games.

Modder Squeezes Famicom Into Famicom Cart (Sort of)

Modder Squeezes Famicom Into Famicom Cart (Sort of)
Here’s what this looks like: a workable, playable Famicom cartridge modded to contain an entire Famicom. But oh how deceiving looks can be. Really, this is a Yinlips media player with a Famicom emulator stuffed into a business card holder shaped like a Famicom cart.

IPhone Sid Player Cranks Out C64 8-Bit Chiptunes

IPhone Sid Player Cranks Out C64 8-Bit Chiptunes
Miss the classic 8-bit sounds of the Commodore 64? Well thanks to this new app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, you can listen to all of your favorite retro sounds all over again. Software Engineer Michael Lauer recently released SID Player, which emulates the 6581 SID audio circuit from the C64.

Arcadimac: Best Use for an Old iMac [Casemod]

Arcadimac: Best Use for an Old iMac [Casemod]
Got an old Apple iMac lying around? Here’s a great way to put your computing dinosaur to good use. Mac modder Napes took an original bondi blue iMac, built it into a custom cocktail-format arcade cabinet, and transformed it into a full-fledged arcade gaming system.

Pac-Man Mini Portable: Get in My Pocket!

Pac-Man Mini Portable: Get in My Pocket!
Check out this pocket game system which plays arcade games including Pac-Man and several other classic Namco games. Created by modder Sam Thornley, the portable Pac-Man Mini console gets its brains from one of those Jakks Pacific Namco Arcade Classic systems, seamlessly melded with a tiny 2.5-inch LCD display and powered by a set of 4 rechargeable AA batteries for easy travel.

Solar Media Player Emulates NES, Genesis, Gameboy

Solar Media Player Emulates NES, Genesis, Gameboy
Not only can this portable media player crank out movies and music, but it can play games from classic consoles from Nintendo and SEGA too. It can even charge itself or other devices with its built-in solar panels.

NES Stealth Edition Game Console Pc Casemod

NES Stealth Edition Game Console Pc Casemod
Check out this excellent casemod which is so neat and tidy that you wouldn’t think that it’s anything but an old 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System. But hidden beneath the hood of this inconspicuous looking NES is a fully-functional Windows PC, loaded up with emulators for playing games from other consoles.

Miwi Game Console is Nothing Like a Wii, Really.

Miwi Game Console is Nothing Like a Wii, Really.
Here’s the latest, greatest, phoniest knock-off console to surface from China. While the MiWi video game system might steal some of its looks from the Nintendo Wii, that’s about where the similarities end. Created by China’s Eittek Electronics, the 9800 MiWi video game system comes with a pair of wireless controllers which do their best to mock Wii-motes.

Car Visor Plays Dvds, Video Games, Mp3s, Mp4s

Car Visor Plays Dvds, Video Games, Mp3s, Mp4s
Do we really need any more distractions we need while we drive down the road? This over-the-top replacement sun visor for your vehicle manages to cram in just about everything but the kitchen sink. Not only can the visor play DVDs, audio and video files, it can play retro video games on its 7-inch LCD 16×9 widescreen display.
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