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Sega Saturn copy protection cracked after 20 years

Sega Saturn copy protection cracked after 20 years Now, one hacker has found a way around a similar problem in Sega Saturn hardware — even though solving the issue required cracking the console’s DRM.The Sega Saturn was the follow-up to the Sega Genesis / Sega MegaDrive (outside North America) and competed head-to-head against the Sony PlayStation.

Raspberry Pi NES console is better than Nintendo’s Classic Mini

Raspberry Pi NES console is better than Nintendo’s Classic Mini The Nintendo Classic Mini will be released this fall and comes preloaded with 30 old-school Nintendo Entertainment System titles.The official mini Nintendo wasn’t good enough for one man who took it upon himself to create something better from scratch.

How Dolphin finally cracked the code on Star Wars: Clone Wars, now emulates every GameCube title

How Dolphin finally cracked the code on Star Wars: Clone Wars, now emulates every GameCube title The MMU inside the GameCube provides games with virtual memory addresses that it maps internally to physical memory locations.In the past, this killed game performance.

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables

New details on Nintendo’s mini-NES point to gorgeous graphics, but very short cables Ever since Nintendo announced it would offer a pint-sized mini-NES with 30 classic games pre-loaded, there’s been a significant groundswell of interest from nostalgic gamers.New information and side-by-side playthroughs suggest that the micro-console offers better graphics than even Nintendo’s own Virtual Console on the Wii U.

x86 emulation may finally come to ARM processors running Windows 10

x86 emulation may finally come to ARM processors running Windows 10 Ever since Microsoft released the Surface RT, people have wondered whether the company would build an x86 emulator to allow ARM chips to run x86 Win32 applications.Decades of legacy x86 support had made Windows and x86 synonymous in many people’s minds, and a Windows tablet that couldn’t actually run what people thought of as “Windows” software wasn’t terribly useful.

Xbox emulation never ever

Xbox emulation never ever Worst Case Scenario vs.Best Case Scenar 19 hrs agoBill Maher goes nuclear on Snowflakes.

$10,000 Worth Of SNES Games Goes Missing In The Mail

$10,000 Worth Of SNES Games Goes Missing In The Mail With the help of an avid collector from Europe, he would archive hundreds of unaltered SNES games, some of which are exceedingly rare.Unfortunately, that plan recently hit the skids when a package worth thousands of dollars went missing in the mail.

One Month Later, Guy Recovers $10,000 Worth Of SNES Games That Were Lost In The Mail

One Month Later, Guy Recovers $10,000 Worth Of SNES Games That Were Lost In The Mail He declared his plan “dead,” however, after $10,000 worth of rare games went missing in the mail.Today, Byuu finally received his package.

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years

What I’ve Learned From Tinkering With the Raspberry Pi for Five Years Thankfully, Raspberry Pi projects have gotten easier over the years.Before hobbyists latched onto the Raspberry Pi, it was a computer for learning how to code targeted mainly at kids.

Here's Breath Of The Wild Running On A PC

Here's Breath Of The Wild Running On A PC CEMU, an emulator that lets people play Wii U games on their PC, has come a long way since it struggled with Mario Kart 8: next month, it’ll be running the latest Zelda game.Here it is in action: Now, this is a weird situation for an emulator to be in.

Here's Persona 5 "Running" On A PC

Here's Persona 5 "Running" On A PC Persona 5 may be fresh out this week on PS4, but don’t forget the game is also available on PS3.And has been out in Japan since last year, which explains why there’s now footage of the game trying to run on a PC via an emulator.

Microsoft Officially Bans Emulators From Windows Store

Microsoft Officially Bans Emulators From Windows Store The new rules bar any applications that emulate preexisting game systems, resulting in the removal of a popular program that supported games from Nintendo and Sega consoles.The new policies explicitly disallow emulators on “any device family.

GameCube Games, Running On A Samsung Phone

GameCube Games, Running On A Samsung Phone Take a look at this video by GuruAidTechSupport, showing a new Samsung Galaxy S8 running the Dolphin emulator (for GameCube and Wii games) almost flawlessly.Dolphin has been available on Android for a while now, but mostly as an experimental/developmental tool, not as a practical way to play games (mostly because performance was completely garbage).

Emulator Helps Open Zelda's Impossible Treasure Chest

Emulator Helps Open Zelda's Impossible Treasure Chest As we’ve seen, you can play Breath of the Wild on a PC using an emulator.It’s not exactly optimal, but there’s a tiny bright side to the struggle: you can open a busted treasure chest that on both Switch and Wii U is inaccessible.

Qualcomm Inks Deal to Build Snapdragon 835 PCs With HP, Lenovo, Asus

Qualcomm Inks Deal to Build Snapdragon 835 PCs With HP, Lenovo, Asus There are two major features Qualcomm will need to offer, however, to make this platform attractive to existing x86 customers.It will, however, have an impact on both battery life and overall performance compared to a native x86 chip.

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation

Intel Quietly Threatens Microsoft, Qualcomm Over x86 Emulation Enforcement actions have been unnecessary in recent years because other companies have respected Intel’s intellectual property rights.However, there have been reports that some companies may try to emulate Intel’s proprietary x86 ISA without Intel’s authorization.

The Ataribox Looks Slick, But What the Heck Does it Do?

The Ataribox Looks Slick, But What the Heck Does it Do? Aesthetically speaking, this is a great redesign of a classic system.This is what an email sent to Ataribox list subscribers says: “As you can guess, those ports suggest modern internal specs.

Nintendo Now Rumored to be Prepping Classic N64 Edition

Nintendo Now Rumored to be Prepping Classic N64 Edition The trademarked imageI suspect, however, that even if an N64 Classic emerges, it’ll be the last one of its kind, at least for quite a while.Here’s why: NES Game Size: 8KB to 1MB, with 128KB to 384KB most common.

MAME Devs Are Using a Unique Method for Circumventing DRM-Protected Arcade Chips

MAME Devs Are Using a Unique Method for Circumventing DRM-Protected Arcade Chips Through MAME, users can enjoy hundreds of arcade games.As reported on Ars Technica, some MAME devs are now getting around this road block by opening up these chips in order to see the raw code written on them.