October 22, 2017
Archives  News  Emulator Updates  


Tuesday, September 5, 2000
 
Emulator Updates
7:56 AM | Andy Largent | Comment on this story

It's always good to see another update by John Stiles at his web site Emulation.net. While there are a dozen new updates on the status of various emulators, the most interesting developments to report are to the Super Nintendo emulator SNES9X which Stiles himself is working on. A number of improvements are listed for version 1.3.0, including compatibility with a future operating system:

This version includes many new features, such as Mode 7 Smoothing, as well as several compatibility fixes. The most important change to the emulator, however, is that SNES9X has been fully Carbonized, so it is ready to run natively on Mac OS X! Native Mac OS X applications can take advantage of seamless multitasking, and have increased stability. (Mac OS 8.1 and the CarbonLib extension are now required to run SNES9X.)
Great to hear those partaking in the OS X beta due out a week from tomorrow will have some games to play. Another of Stiles' porting projects, a Gameboy Color emulator called Virtual Gameboy, has also been updated. Version 1.7 adds compatibility improvements and now supports the Gameboy real-time clock for Freeze and Defrost features. As always, head on over to Emulation.net for tons of other emulation-related information and downloads.

Download Virtual Gameboy (395k)
Download SNES9X (373k)
SNES9X Web Site
Emulation.net Web Site


Other Mac Games News for Tuesday, September 5, 2000

Neverwinter Nights Interview5:51 PM
New Warcraft III Images, Interview11:25 AM
Strike Force 1.40 for Mac10:17 AM
NVIDIA, Epic Form Partnership10:02 AM
Shadows of Reality Preview, Mac Info9:18 AM
Terminus Tips, Take Two9:09 AM
• Emulator Updates7:56 AM
Diablo II Expansion Details6:00 AM
Marathon: Resurrection News6:00 AM
Molyneux Interviewed at ECTS6:00 AM
Preview of Myst III : Exile6:00 AM
Red Faction Preview from ECTS6:00 AM
Simon 3D Shots6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Tuesday, September 5, 2000 on one page

Mac Games News for Friday, September 1, 2000

Diablo II Expansion Coming to Mac8:14 PM
Red Faction Gallery Update5:01 PM
Baldur's Gate Patch Due Soon4:11 PM
Tomb Raider Chronicles Images12:52 PM
German MMORPG In Development12:30 PM
Mac Gamer's Ledge Sold to MacGamer12:10 PM
Parsec Update10:14 AM
Official Rune Site Launched10:02 AM
Marathon Moving to OS X9:43 AM
4x4 Public Test , Patch Released9:37 AM
Terminus Tips8:43 AM
3dfx and RAVE Support8:06 AM
Myst III: Exile Preview6:00 AM
 
View all of the Mac games news for Friday, September 1, 2000 on one page


Recent Mac Games News

Thursday, August 31, 2000
Wednesday, August 30, 2000
Tuesday, August 29, 2000
Monday, August 28, 2000
Friday, August 25, 2000


Search for other Mac games news stories or browse our Mac Games News Archive.



Archives  News  Emulator Updates