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Perhaps somewhere in a parallel universe, the Commodore 65 kept the good times rolling for Commodore, and was even more successful than the legendary Commodore 64 that old folks like myself cut their teeth on way back when. In this universe, however, the C65 never made it past prototype status, leaving us to wonder... Read more...
Not only do PC gamers have more control over their games, but they can keep playing games released in ages of yoreeven if it sometimes takes intermediary software like DOSBox. Console gamers don't have that same luxury, but fortunately, there are emulators for console game hardware that allow that software to... Read more...
The classic Amiga 500 is getting remade and reborn as another miniature console for old school gaming (in case you're not interested in building a killer Amiga emulator yourself). While the original system was released by Commodore way back in 1987, Retro Games is behind the remake, which is officially dubbed... Read more...
AMD's nifty FidelityFX Super Resolution (FSR) upscaling technology continues to stretch its legs. It seems the decision to go the open source route is paying off, as multiple developers and platforms have been quick to adopt FSR in the early going. The latest to join the fray is the developer behind RPCS3, the popular... Read more...
The billing fraud and SMS-stealing malware known as Joker has returned to the Google Play Store after having its ups and downs dating back to 2017. Researchers now say Joker has a new bag of tricks and can avoid Googles app-vetting process and sneak onto the market. Disguised within legitimate-looking apps, Joker... Read more...
We've seen some ratherintriguing usage cases for Raspberry Pi-powered devices in recent months, but this latest development from Hriday Badot has our attention. Hriday posted his latest contraption to Reddit, which uses a Raspberry Pi Pico used in conjunction with an MPU-6050 module to control Asphalt 8:... Read more...
JamHamster is a self-described nerd, tinkerer, and lunatic; and we are inclined to believe it after seeing them hammer away on a Raspberry Pi Zero on Twitter. Electronic atrocities aside, they have some pretty cool projects on deck including a wildly awesome ZX Spectrum emulator built with a Raspberry Pi Zero... Read more...
If you ever owned a Nintendo GameCube console, you probably played Star Fox Adventures, a launch title that raked in tens of millions of dollars in the United States alone. The game's roots, however, trace back to a title called Dinosaur Planet, a 3D action-adventure title that developer Rare had intended to launch on... Read more...
Browser extensions like password managers and shopping aids can be very handy tools, or they can be up to no good, such as hidden crypto miners and keyloggers. Some of them even embed game console emulators and ROMs as a means to bypass typical download sites or torrents. In one weird case, however, Microsoft... Read more...
Over the weekend, we got out first glimpse at the Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) remaster of the classic (and game changing) GoldenEye 007. GoldenEye 007 was originally released for the Nintendo 64 console back in 1997 and quickly became one of the platform's most popular games. A 2-hour walkthrough of the game was posted... Read more...
It's not often that the "little guy" wins out in a court battle against a tech behemoth like Apple, but the little guy definitely won the first round in a copyright battle this week. Corellium LLC was primarily accused by Apple of replicating or stealing iOS, but a federal judge tossed the case due to fair use... Read more...
Whether it's a Nintendo Christmas ornament or an original Game Boy, we love seeing Raspberry Pi-based retro consoles stuffed into into nostalgic spaces. The ingenuity and effort required to make these contraptions that were not originally designed to do this sort of thing work is pretty astounding. The Game Boy in... Read more...
Earlier this year, retro gamers and emulator fans got their hands on the Odroid-Go Advanced Black Edition, a portable emulator akin to a Nintendo Switch. Now, Odroid has announced another product, the Odroid-Go Super, which has some marked improvements and losses over the last device. First, and most... Read more...
Hallmark sells a rather nifty Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) Christmas tree ornament, complete with sound and lightspressing the power button triggers the lighting and plays sounds from the classic Super Mario Bros. game. But what happens when you pair the ornament with a Raspberry Pi Zero? You get a working... Read more...
PlayStation enthusiasts were likely disappointed to learn that some PlayStation 4 games may not get updated to run on the PlayStation 5 hardware for better performance. If you want a blast from the past, though, you can now play some classic PlayStation 2 games on the new Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S, thanks to some... Read more...
When Apple announced in June that it would start building Macs with processors based on its own silicon that runs the Arm64 Instruction Set Architecture (ISA), that spelled the end for native Windows installations on Apple hardware. Boot Camp may be no more on Apple Silicon Macs built around the company's M1... Read more...
Apple is gambling on itself and its ability to design custom silicon for its entire range of Mac devices, as part of a two-year plan to transition away from x86 Intel CPUs. To get things started, Apple recently introduced a new MacBook Air, 13-inch MacBook Pro, and Mac mini, all powered by an M1 system-on-chip based... Read more...
Attackers with physical access to a device can generally do the most damage to a machine. This remains true with CVE-2020-8705, where an attacker with physical access can gain control of the system firmware while the device resumes from a sleep state. This means there could be privilege escalations, data loss, and... Read more...
Emulation is not always easy. Just look at all of the brands trying to emulate the success Nintendo has enjoyed in the retro console space with its NES Classic and SNES Classic launches. But that is not the only kind of emulation we are talking about. As it relates to Nintendo, Yuzu is a popular Switch... Read more...
It has been over a year since Shenzhen Xunlong Software announced its enticingly priced Orange Pi Zero2 mini PC, which as you might imagine is intended to compete against the Raspberry Pi Zero. If you have been waiting around for it to arrive, you patience has finally paid offit is available to order starting at... Read more...
At the risk of dating myself, I remember discussing with my older brother whether we should buy a TurboGrafx 16 or Sega Genesis game console. We unwisely chose the former (I would make a similar mistake when, years later, I bought an HD-DVD player instead of Blu-ray). But while the Genesis proved way more popular, I... Read more...
Many early video game projects and source codes have been lost to the sands of time. However, a recent leak may reveal information about many of Nintendos early projects. The Nintendo Gigaleak reportedly includes source code for games like Super Mario Kart and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. The leak... Read more...
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