RetroArch version 1.10.0 has been released:
"RetroArch is the official reference frontend for the libretro API."
Libretro is a simple but powerful development interface that allows for the easy creation of emulators, games and multimedia applications that can plug straight into any libretro-compatible frontend. This development interface is open to others so that they can run these pluggable emulator and game cores also in their own programs or devices.
Duckstation WIP 2022-01-18 had been released:
"DuckStation is an simulator/emulator of the Sony PlayStation(TM) console, focusing on playability, speed, and long-term maintainability. The goal is to be as accurate as possible while maintaining performance suitable for low-end devices. "Hack" options are discouraged, the default configuration should support all playable games with only some of the enhancements having compatibility issues."
puNES 0.108 is available for download:
"puNES is an emulator under development that works on Linux32/64 and Windows32/64. The SDL version, of course, needs of SDL libraries to run. Uncompress the zip/tar file in a subdirectory and use. The emulator, finally, support compressed archives."
ScummVM 2.5.1 had been released:
"ScummVM is a program which allows you to run certain classic graphical adventure and role-playing games, provided you already have their data files. The clever part about this: ScummVM just replaces the executables shipped with the games, allowing you to play them on systems for which they were never designed! ScummVM is a complete rewrite of these games' executables and is not an emulator."
Mednafen 1.26.0 is available for download for Windows and Linux.
"Mednafen is a portable, utilizing OpenGL and SDL, argument(command-line)-driven multi-system emulator. Mednafen has the ability to remap hotkey functions and virtual system inputs to a keyboard, a joystick, or both simultaneously.
The following systems are supported(refer to the emulation module documentation for more details):
- Atari Lynx
- Neo Geo Pocket (Color)
- GameBoy (Color)
- GameBoy Advance
- Nintendo Entertainment System
- Super Nintendo Entertainment System/Super Famicom
- Virtual Boy
- PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16 (CD)
- Sega Game Gear
- Sega Genesis/Megadrive
- Sega Master System
- Sony PlayStation
Mednafen is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPLv2. "
Wine version 7.0 for Linux has been released:
Here it is the official announcement:
"Wine (originally an acronym for "Wine Is Not an Emulator") is a compatibility layer capable of running Windows applications on several POSIX-compliant operating systems, such as Linux, Mac OSX, & BSD.
It is open source software under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License.
I just for the news by Twitter that the SNESticle emulator source code is now available to the public.
SNESticle is now open source software under the MIT License. SNESticle is a SNES emulator and predecessor to the NESticle emulator.
Why is this interesting? Check some articles about it:
- Legendary SNES Emulator SNESTicle Freed Using NSA Tools - January 13, 2022
- Programmer Uses NSA Tool to Liberate Legendary Super Nintendo Emulator From EA - January 10, 2022
- The SNESticle Liberation Project
Greetings! I have not posted emulation news in a very long time, but thought it important to let you all know that Icer Addis ("Sardu of NESticle/Genecyst/Callus fame) has released the long-rumored SNESticle source code on GitHub yesterday. For those who may not remember or may not have been around, SNESticle was a rumored Super Nintendo emulator for DOS/Windows 9x that Icer was working on around the time of his popular NES emulator, NESticle. The source code below, released by Icer himself, confirms it! See below for details.
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