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Behold OUYA's launch lineup of 104 titles

[Image from brentalfloss the comic] I wasn't interested in OUYA in the beginning, but I've warmed up to the tiny box. A console just for free or free-to-play digital distribution games? After the parade of shame and disappoin...   more

Behold OUYA's launch lineup of 104 titles photo

Hyperkin's new RetroN console will also support Famicom

Ahead of release, Hyperkin's upcoming RetroN 4 console has become the RetroN 5. With the change comes increased support: the new system count is NES, Famicom, Super Nintendo, Super Famicom, Genesis, Mega Drive, and Game Boy A...   more

Hyperkin's new RetroN console will also support Famicom photo

Chinese Wii U GamePad clone is better than the real thing

China made a knock-off a consumer electronics device? Whoa! Jane, get me off this crazy thing! In truth, it's not surprising that the Chinese copied the look and style of yet another gaming console or portable -- anyone up f...   more

Chinese Wii U GamePad clone is better than the real thing photo

New Genesis portable includes Mega Man: The Wily Wars

[Update: tav7623 mentions that the full game listing appears on the At Games website.] Sega is a whore, plain and simple. How many different Genesis collections has the company pumped out in the past decade? There have been r...   more

New Genesis portable includes Mega Man: The Wily Wars photo

The joy of fan games, pt. 1

Nearly four years ago, when I was but a fresh-faced Destructoid community member, I submitted my very first feature-length article in response to that month's musing assignment. I wrote about fan games, unofficial software ba...   more

The joy of fan games, pt. 1 photo

Super Road Blaster, the impossible Laserdisc-to-SNES port

Once in a blue moon, something comes along that defies all the rules -- a technical feat that shouldn't exist. Super Road Blaster is just such a marvel. You guys remember how Nintendo and Sony planned to release a CD add-on ...   more

Super Road Blaster, the impossible Laserdisc-to-SNES port photo

Nintendo patents emulation of handhelds for other devices

Nintendo got the go on a patent for the emulation of handheld game systems on other devices recently, though it was applied for back in late 2003. The patent was for emulating some Nintendo's handhelds on devices with built-i...   more

Nintendo patents emulation of handhelds for other devices photo

Resident Evil Game Boy Color's fundraiser is complete

Remember that fundraiser involving Resident Evil 1's nearly finished Game Boy Color conversion? Well, the $2,000 goal was met, and the cart has finally been released to the public. Keep in mind that the game is only 90% compl...   more

Resident Evil Game Boy Color's fundraiser is complete photo

Retrode console brings legitimacy to emulation

As you're probably well aware, emulation is a fantastically convenient way for us to play our old games but it does suffer from a few problems. Many of those issues surround the legality of playing copies of ROMs downloaded f...   more

Retrode console brings legitimacy to emulation photo

Genesis emulator running on the PS Vita makes us 0_o

Above you'll see an emulator running Sonic and Knuckles on the PlayStation Vita. Woah. That was quick! But, before you get too excited, know that this is actually going through the Vita's PSP emulator, so its emulation insid...   more

Genesis emulator running on the PS Vita makes us 0_o photo

'Impossible' Famicom game Takeshi's Challenge translated

Takeshi Kitano, Japan's most extreme eliminator, hates technology. Naturally, he was the best person to ask to help make a videogame. The result was Takeshi no Chousenjou (Takeshi's Challenge), a Famicom title that was nearl...   more

'Impossible' Famicom game Takeshi's Challenge translated photo

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC

PC? Yeah, PC emulation. Those naughty kids using the Dolphin emulator to play Wii games are now enjoying The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword in all its high-resolution glory, running at 1080p. Yes, there are emulation bugs, bu...   more

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo


Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo
Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword looks incredible on PC photo



New NES homebrew game Super Bat Puncher appears

This is a run-through of a demo for Super Bat Puncher, an entirely new homebrew game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. A platform game, you have to free the nature spirits guarding a dangerous planet and punch a lot of ...   more

New NES homebrew game Super Bat Puncher appears photo

Google takes down another Android emulator maker

ZodTTD, the developer behind a PlayStation emulator for the Android OS, was shut down recently. The software was pulled down off the Android Market. Now another developer follows, possibly pointing to Google's desire to keep ...   more

Google takes down another Android emulator maker photo

Mobile phone emulation jumps the shark

The lengths to which some people will go in order to play games in ways the publisher didn't intend truly boggles the mind sometimes. Here's Mario 64 running on an EVO HTC, with a special controller that utilizes the Wii Remo...   more

Mobile phone emulation jumps the shark photo

Dreamcast and Super Nintendo emulation running on PS3

The beginnings of emulation are already showing up on hacked PS3s. Dreamcast emulator NullDC has a rough version running on Sony's flagship game system. There's a few screenshots of DC games running on the PS3 on dcemu. So fa...   more

Dreamcast and Super Nintendo emulation running on PS3 photo

Master Chief joins the Atari age in Halo 2600

As I've probably said before, demakes are a pretty cool thing. The idea of playing Halo on an Atari 2600 won't cause anybody to cancel their pre-order of Reach but it might give you a few minutes of amusement. Halo ...   more

Master Chief joins the Atari age in Halo 2600 photo

2 - 2 = Mario in this amazing Brain Age speedrun

A man by the name of Ryuto created this very special emulated speedrun of Brain Age. How is this special? Well this isn't a traditional speedrun as the main goal is to entertain by answering the game's math questions with ic...   more

2 - 2 = Mario in this amazing Brain Age speedrun photo

Android PlayStation emulator is in the works

Famed mobile device emulator maker ZodTTD has announced his next project: A PlayStation emulator for Android. After a 1,800+ person petition was signed to get him to port his iPhone project, he accepted He's working with the ...   more

Android PlayStation emulator is in the works photo

Dig these miniature cocktail-style MAME cabinets

Growing up playing arcade machines every opportunity I could find, there were two types of machine that I've always wanted. The first is a Neo-Geo cabinet, which has been fulfilled. Which means that I now must work on convinc...   more

Dig these miniature cocktail-style MAME cabinets photo

Awesome arcade made of Legos is nerdtastic

I like Legos well enough. I also obviously like videogames. As well, it has been proven that, like peanut butter and chocolate, Legos and videogames have gone well together...at least in the digital realm. Not so much has bee...   more

Awesome arcade made of Legos is nerdtastic photo

Genesis emulator coming to iPhone, won't be taken down

Here's something you don't see every day. An emulator for the Sega Genesis is on its way to the iPhone App Store and, get this, it probably won't be taken down within 24 hours. Sega is getting set to release their own officia...   more

Genesis emulator coming to iPhone, won't be taken down photo

PlayStation emulator running smoothly on HTC HD2 phone

HTC's new HD2 phone is a beauty...except for that whole Windows OS crap. It's a processing beast, though, and that makes it a prime candidate for emulation. PlayStation emulation, anyone? That's the dream. A portable playing...   more


Nintendo 64 emulator on iPhone looks great

There's not much to go off here, but from what we can see, this N64 emulator looks like it's shaping up to be solid. The strangely named 3G4 was developed by a 14-year-old, believe it or not. I don't know what mojo this teen...   more

Nintendo 64 emulator on iPhone looks great photo

Nokia caught promoting Nintendo emulation in commercial

Oops! Nokia has gotten itself into trouble after releasing a commercial that shows a chap playing NES, SNES and Spectrum games on his mobile phone. The advert boasts about using emulators on Nokia products, with the implicati...   more

Nokia caught promoting Nintendo emulation in commercial photo

HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit

This really is quite remarkable. Not only has the Wii been successfully and competently emulated on the PC, but the graphics are being brought to us in shiny 720p HD. While it does have a few issues, the Dolphin emulator curr...   more

HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo


HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo
HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo
HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo
HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo
HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo
HD Wii emulator is actually better than the Wii ... a bit photo



Little GBA Micro-looking emulator does it all

If you were into that whole emulation thing, you could jam all of your NOT-downloaded games onto this little device from Chinavasion. The Multi Platform Portable Gaming Entertainment System costs only $87, but will play NES, ...   more

Little GBA Micro-looking emulator does it all photo

Why OS Why? Windows Vista on a PS3?

I never understood the whole make your console a computer obsession. I mean, don't you have to use a perfectly working computer to learn how to make your console a computer? Can't you just continue to use that first computer...   more


Worst emulation video ever: Dreamcast Shenmue running on PSP

Trying to keep the Dreamcast alive is a noble cause. And trying to make the beloved game system portable in some form is commendable. But seeing this example of not quite there is both sad and funny.I'm not picking on the em...   more


Destructoid Discusses! Did someone say emulation?

Hey everyone, this week I'm taking a suggestion from Hamsa and throwing out the dark topic of emulation. We had some good points of view in another thread when we were talking about Chrono Trigger for the SNES, so we figured ...   more

Destructoid Discusses! Did someone say emulation? photo

SNES emulator for iPhone looks promising

A few months back we came across a PlayStation emulator for the iPhone. It was a pretty nifty proof of concept, but as an actual gaming solution it looked to be pretty weak. There are too many buttons on the PlayStation cont...   more


LucasArts games now functional on iPhone

iPhone is sexy and all, but this news somehow made it a hundred times sexier. It seems that LucasArts emulator Scumm VM is now fully functional for iPhone, allowing you to emulate all your old favorites and rock out some Day ...   more

LucasArts games now functional on iPhone photo

CPS3 decrypted: SF3 coming to a MAME cabinet near you

After ten years, Capcom's CPS3 arcade system board has finally been decrypted. CPS3, the board that powers some of Capcom's best arcade hardware (Street Fighter III/2I/3S, Red Earth) has been one of the most legendary...   more

CPS3 decrypted: SF3 coming to a MAME cabinet near you photo

Emulate a PS2 with a PC: slow but works

News surfaced on Digg that the highly compatible PlayStation 2 emulator PCSX2 has been updated and appears to support most of the popular games. The benchmarks are what you would expect -- 12-20 FPS with mixed results on CG m...   more

Emulate a PS2 with a PC: slow but works photo

Five reasons to own a PSP

If you've been keeping up on your Podtoids since episode 8, you might be aware that I'm a PSP owner and perhaps one of its more vocal critics. We're coming up on nearly two years since the PSP's advent and I c...   more

Five reasons to own a PSP photo

Mario Lego pwned

The guys over at Bitflicks.com have been producing these Nintendo game stop motion animation videos out of Lego and posting them on the net for everyone to watch.  At first, the concept was cool as they recreated Donke...   more


RetroUSB's Retroport quick video review

Nothing makes me happier than swag ... except when brown little packages of the non-poop variety show up at my doorstep for hardware review on Destructoid. This weekend we received one from RetroUSB which contained their new ...   more


Wiimote joystick on Windows update!

Update! Someone has responded to the Wiili order and created a demonstration video of just how useless and awkward the Wiimote is on Windows to a newb. With some practice I'm sure this can become the #1 way to surf for po...   more

Wiimote joystick on Windows update! photo

PS3 runs Linux; Linux runs Win XP

Here's something you'd think the Xbox 360 should be able to do without a hitch   -- run Windows XP. I guess they weren't kidding when they tried to pass it off as a computer for tax breaks in the UK! As evide...   more


Emulators run on the Wii. Virtual Console gets served!

Apparently, I'm not the only guy who thought eight dollars for Altered Beast on the Wii was criminal. My solution? Throwing a hissyfit on my sofa and buying it anyway. This guy? He found an old hack to load emulators, by...   more


Mame and FCEUltra (NES) runs on the PS3

Nostredamus, eat your maggot-filled desiccating heart out. A week ago we foretold that emulation on the PS3 was not only going to be a cakewalk, but the system's raw power and massive storage space would allow it to run...   more


Wii virtual console hack on the PS3 imminent

Please allow me to start a dirty rumor, supported only by trends of what gamers have done and what they demand of their new consoles. The PSP is possibly the world's greatest emulation console, and I see the PS3 on the same...   more


Gemei X-900: swiss army knife of gaming

If we told you that you could have a portable video game device that plays movies, had 1GB of storage, supported a few Sega and Nintendo emulators, played mp3s, had an FM tuner, and transformed into a camera ... you'd most ...   more


Regress your DS into becoming a TI-85

Sick of playing those fancy colorful DS and Advance game carts? Do you long for the days of craptacular calculator games like Usgard shell, ZKart3D, ZTetris, Solytare, Jezzball, Lunoid8, Minesweep, and PhoenixZ? If so, you c...   more


Regress your DS into becoming a TI-85

Sick of playing those fancy colorful DS and Advance game carts? Do you long for the days of craptacular calculator games like Usgard shell, ZKart3D, ZTetris, Solytare, Jezzball, Lunoid8, Minesweep, and PhoenixZ? If so, you c...   more


Now you can play NES games without an emulator

While you're furiously refreshing the site to see more of Niero's story with JT, go check out VNES, a java based game player for NES games. At this time, the guy's got nearly 400 games put up there. It's a nice timewaster i...   more


COMMODORE SIXTY FOUUUUUURRRRR !

The catalogue of retro games available on the Virtual Console continues to grow as Epyx announced that Commodore 64 games will be playable on Nintendo's new console. The first Commodore 64 games available on the Wii will be...   more


Fire up your emulator and get ready for some online insanity

Disclaimer: You may download a game rom only if you can do so legally. This means you must own the actual cartridge (or other media the rom was distributed on) of the rom you are downloading. Have you ever wanted to play ...   more


MegaMan/Samus/StatiCreator love triangle

Have some time to kill? Ever wanted to creat some sort of awesome MegaMan/Metroid lovechild? Even if you answered "No" to either of those questions, check out MegaMan vs. Metroid, ftw, over at JARKEY. Designed by StatiCreat...   more


Hello, I'm a Mac

Sometimes you have to wonder where homebrew developers get their ideas. It's pretty easy to understand why someone would want to play SNES games on a GBA. Finding a good reason why someone would want to run Mac OS 7.5 on a Nintendo DS is not. It looks like someone managed to do it and even shot a video to prove it: Now, who wants to make Windows 3.1 for the PSP ?   more