Tag Archives: emulation

Calculating Doom

There was a time when games like 'Doom' required top-of-the-line computing to play. Now we can play it on a graphing calculator.

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Sony, The PS3 and the Emotion Engine

If you’re one of the lucky people who own a first-gen PS3 model (back when WiFi wasn’t standard and shit), your system has what’s called an Emotion Engine chip. Think of it as an extra heart for your PS3 that allows you to have a full Playstation 2 inside. Sony removed it a few years back to cut costs and ...

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Handheld Console Device Plays Full Sized NES Game Cartridges

The Retro Mini is a handheld device with a 2.4″ LCD screen that is actually compatible with full-sized NES cartridges. No emulation needed here. Four AA batteries gives you eight hours of battery time. The Mini also features built in speakers, a headphone jack and a composite AV out cables for playing the games on a TV set. Sexy handheld ...

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Nintendo Strikes Back

Sorry to burst your bubble, pirates, but it seems that Nintendo’s next handheld unit will block flash carts used for pirating games. It took Nintendo a long enough time to take legal action against the creators of such flash carts as the R4 or N5, now it’s making damn sure that no one is going to illegally emulate its games. ...

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N5 DS Card Reader Now Available

For those not familiar with the storage device known as N5 let me be the first to tell you: it’s illegal to use this device for downloading Nintendo DS games off the ‘net. Of course, that doesn’t mean you won’t do it. 100-percent of the gamers interested in purchasing the N5 or it’s predecessor the R4 have every intention of ...

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