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An SNES emulator disguised as a file manager hits the App Store

A simple file-sharing app called Remote File Manager holds a dark secret: It can boot up and play Super Nintendo games via built-in emulation software, TouchArcade reports. The *.smc files that hold SNES games aren't actually on the list of supported file types that the app claims to be able to ma...

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Chrono Trigger screenshots out, with touch controls and redone menus

Square Enix's Members site has posted a few screenshots of the long-awaited release of Chrono Trigger on iOS, and truth be told, they're a little disappointing. Don't worry -- the game is still there, and as one of the best console RPGs of all time, I'm still excited to play through it again on...

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SNES controller and N64 console turned into iPad docks

Etsy user Geekunique sent along some links to these great pictures of old school Nintendo gaming units turned into iPad and iPhone docks. Above, you can see a Super Nintendo controller fashioned into a working iPhone 4 dock, and he's also got a Nintendo 64 console (though unfortunately it's the gre...

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iPad running SNES, controlled with a Wiimote

I can't think of many things that top playing Super Mario Kart and being behind someone while in possession of the red turtle shell. Oh wait, I can: it's playing Super Mario Kart on your iPad and using your WiiMote to shoot the red turtle shell at those in front of you. Provided you have a jailbroke...

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The question of emulators

Gizmodo recently posted this video, which is beautiful to any PSX-era gamers: it's Final Fantasy VII running right on the iPhone, like buttah thanks to the 3GS hardware. How is this possible? Through the magic of emulation -- ever since computers got powerful enough to pretend to be other computers,...

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