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PS3 emulator RPCS3 now supports high resolution rendering

By liamdawe, 10 October 2017 at 9:02 am UTC (19 Comments)
As promised, the developers of PS3 emulator RPCS3 have put out a blog post detailing the work they've been doing recently and it's pretty amazing.

The latest progress report for the PS3 emulator 'RPCS3' is out, improved Mesa support and loads more

By liamdawe, 4 October 2017 at 10:09 am UTC (8 Comments)
RPCS3 continues chugging along with major improvements coming in fast. The latest progress report for this PS3 emulator is out to show off some of their recent work.

Game developer 'Atlus' issues a DMCA takedown against open source PS3 emulator

By liamdawe, 27 September 2017 at 6:30 pm UTC (56 Comments)
Game developer Atlus, who make the popular Persona series have issued a DMCA take-down against the developers of popular PS3 emulator RPCS3.

The Gamecube and Wii emulator, Dolphin, implements “Ubershaders” to solve stuttering

By BTRE, 30 July 2017 at 11:48 pm UTC (8 Comments)
Dolphin is one of my favorite open source projects and the progress they’ve made in the past few years is truly impressive. In their latest project blog post, the developers have outlined a very exciting new feature in the emulator, one which helps mitigate the issue of stuttering.

The emulator 'Dolphin' is now available as a libretro core

By liamdawe, 19 July 2017 at 11:50 am UTC (7 Comments)
For the emulation fans amongst our readership, you might be pleased to know that libretro now supports the Wii/GameCube emulator Dolphin.

GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin drops D3D12 in favour of Vulkan

By liamdawe, 4 June 2017 at 6:50 pm UTC (20 Comments)
The awesome GameCube and Wii emulator Dolphin has officially dropped support for the D3D12 API in favour of going all-in with Vulkan.

Playstation 3 emulator 'RPCS3' has improved Linux support recently

By liamdawe, 17 April 2017 at 1:57 pm UTC (15 Comments)
The developer of the open source Playstation 3 emulator 'RPCS3' has improved Linux support recently.

The Dolphin emulator for GameCube & Wii games merges in Vulkan support

By liamdawe, 1 October 2016 at 7:00 pm UTC (4 Comments)
This is awesome, Dolphin the big GameCube & Wii emulator has now merged in the code for official Vulkan support.

The GameCube and Wii emulator 'Dolphin' can now boot every GameCube game

By liamdawe, 20 September 2016 at 1:06 pm UTC (23 Comments)
Little late on this due to inbox spam (too many games getting released!), but it seems Dolphin the GameCube and Wii emulator can now boot every GameCube game in the official library.

Vulkan backend for the Dolphin emulator is now feature complete

By liamdawe, 23 July 2016 at 11:09 am UTC (5 Comments)
On the github pull request to bring in the Vulkan backend for the Dolphin emulator, it now reads as feature complete.

paraLLel, a Vulkan renderer for the N64 emulator used by RetroArch

By liamdawe, 20 July 2016 at 11:05 am UTC (4 Comments)
RetroArch now has a pre-alpha Vulkan renderer for their N64 emulator. This is pretty cool to see and hopefully it helps performance.

Dolphin, the Gamecube and Wii emulator is working on a Vulkan backend

By liamdawe, 27 June 2016 at 12:50 pm UTC (40 Comments)
I love emulators, I think they are a fantastic way to keep old platforms alive. Even with the grey area around roms I think they are really interesting. Dolphin is now working on a Vulkan backend.

PPSSPP, the open source PSP emulator has a major new version, will use Vulkan in future

By liamdawe, 22 February 2016 at 1:54 pm UTC (5 Comments)
For those who like a bit of emulation in their lives, PPSSPP has release a major update to their open source emulator recently.

Sid Meier Classics Released on Steam

By Samsai, 11 October 2014 at 10:38 am UTC (22 Comments)
A couple of old Sid Meier classics were released on Steam, more precisely Sid Meier's Colonization, Pirates! Gold Plus, and Sid Meier's Covert Action.

Puppy Arcade - Retro Gaming Live CD

By Scott Jarvis, 5 March 2014 at 6:53 pm UTC (11 Comments)
Puppy Arcade is a FREE retro gaming operating system, with many emulators included for different systems & consoles, plus the multi-system rom browser 'Rom-Loader', and many other exclusive tools.
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