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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 emulator, and after recently offering an online function, it quickly took it down. It is not entirely clear why exactly Yuzu's developers yanked the online component. There are multiple possibilities, though. One is that it might not have worked up to their standards. Or it could have proved difficult to manage and maintain, taking up resources that could be applied elsewhere in the emulator's... Read more...
Nintendo has a hit on its hands with the Switch, a hybrid console that users can connect to their big screen TV or take with them for a portable gaming experience. Part of the success is because of first-party hits like Super Mario Odyssey. Interestingly enough, Super Mario Odyssey is now playable on the PC through an emulator. In a video posted to YouTube, BSoD Gaming demonstrated Super Mario Odyssey running on PC through the Yuzu emulator. This has been a work in progress for several months by the same developers who built Citra, a popular Nintendo 3DS emulator. Back in January of this year, the Yuzu team noted that their Nintendo Switch emulator is "written in C++ with portability in mind,"... Read more...
The developers behind the popular 3DS emulator Citra have now announced an emulator for the Nintendo Switch called Yuzu. This moment was inevitable, though most people probably did not expect a Switch emulator to arrive so quickly after the hybrid game console's launch just 10 months. Nevertheless, it's here, albeit the initial release is based on experimental open-source code. "It is written in C++ with portability in mind, with builds actively maintained for Windows, Linux, and macOS," the Yuzu team states. "The emulator is currently only useful for homebrew development and researcher purposes." Part of the reason why something like Yuzu can exist (and arrive so quickly) is because Nintendo... Read more...