Jump into an internet DeLorean and play free Commodore 64 games online

The Internet Archive has added more than 8,800 full Commodore 64 games to its software library. Here's how you can play them completely free in your browser without the need for a joystick.

Gamers are already hacking the Nintendo Switch Online NES emulator

Players have already managed to hack the NES emulator included with the Nintendo Switch Online subscription service, allowing them to load the system up with additional ROMs of classic games.

Nintendo sues two websites for distributing ROMs of its games

Nintendo has filed a lawsuit against two separate websites over their distributing of ROMs of Nintendo games. One site has already been taken offline as a result, while the other removed Nintendo games from its library.

Modder turns a Wii U controller into a PC that still plays Wii U games

A modder managed to turn the Wii U's GamePad controller into a fully functional PC running Windows 10. Even better, he managed to get it running a Wii U emulator so it can still play its original games.

Randomizing the 'Goldneye' N64 mod makes the game entirely different

The Janus ROM hack for Goldeneye on the N64 randomized a bunch of elements to make the game play very differently each time you pick up your controller, changing weapons and enemy loadouts at will.

Despite frame rate dips, Persona 5's PC emulation plays perfectly well

Emulation experts have managed to get Persona 5 entirely playable on the PC after just six months of work. Frame rates are still a little low, but bugs have been squashed and it now plays rather well.

All Nintendo Switch consoles have a secret NES emulator

Even though Nintendo's Online Service and classic game libraries won't be launching until sometime in 2018, modders have discovered that all retail Switch consoles come with a built-in NES emulator.

Missed out on the NES Classic? Don’t worry, building one is easier than you think

Nintendo may be discontinuing the NES Classic, but that doesn’t mean you must give up on playing classic Nintendo games. Crafting your own is as easy as picking a few parts off Amazon and formatting a memory card.

Dolphin gains access to Wii Shop Channel in major emulator breakthrough

The Nintendo Wii emulator called Dolphin can now access the Wii Shop Channel to buy and download games through official channels, a big breakthrough for the community dedicated to this popular emulator.

Windows XP running on an iPhone 7 is just as slow as you remember

Windows XP might not have been designed with touch gestures or mobile interfaces in mind, but that hasn't stopped one Youtuber from emulating the turn-of-the-century OS on a brand new iPhone 7.

Just days after release, 'Breath of the Wild' is running on a Wii U emulator

To celebrate the release of 'Breath of the Wild,' the team behind the CemU Wii U emulator figured out how to get the game to run on a PC, but don't get too excited, there are still some issues to iron out.

New Remix OS Player will create a virtual Android desktop on your Windows PC

Jide Technology has released Remix OS Player, a new Android emulator that creates a virtual Android 6.0.1 desktop within the Windows environment for free. It doesn't appear to install directly into Windows, consuming over 6GB of space.

Dolphin Emulator now supports every single GameCube game

For years, one game had eluded the Dolphin Emulator development team. But they have now solved the issue and can claim that the emulator supports every GameCube game ever released.

Dolphin 5.0 is here, and brings with it awesome improvements

After nearly two-and-a-half years, and countless hours of bug testing, Dolphin 5.0 is here, and brings with it a slew of new features and big fixes making it one of the best and most stable emulators out right now.

Burger King toy turns into a “Game Boy Color Nano”

The Raspberry Pi has a lot of different uses, including morphing an old Burger King Game Boy Color toy into one of the cutest emulators to walk the earth. That's what one guy thought and found someone already doing it.

Windows 95, Duke Nukem 3D are strange bedfellows on the Xbox One console

A developer has ported DOSBox over to Microsoft's universal app platform for Windows and shows that Windows 95, Duke Nukem 3D, and a Super Nintendo emulator can run on the Xbox One. The framerates are rather slow right now but should…

Cemu Wii U emulator runs Mario Kart 8 almost flawlessly after update

An update 1.5.0 for Cemu, a Wii U emulator, has Mario Kart 8 running at nearly 60 frames per second. This is a massive performance increase since it was initially launched in October.
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Virtual Boy emulator lets you relive Nintendo’s original, flawed home VR system

The Virtual Boy is making its big comeback, but not in the red-and-black eyeglasses of old, but on your smartphone. Popping it in a Google Cardboard and running a specific emulator can even give you the same 3D effects enjoyed by '90s…