Archive for May, 2009

Ootake 2.12 – PC Engine emulator

Ootake 2.12 is a PC Engine emulator for Windows. Ootake is the most frequently updated PC Engine emulator available for windows, and Ootake is also one of the more complete. Also, Ootake is FREE unlike Magic Engine. Ootake 2.12 has the following changes:

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MAME Plus! .131u3

MAME Plus .131 is an unofficial build of MAME .131. MAME Plus contains all the changes and updates found in the regular release of MAME, but with added features such as high score save support. Additionally, the author of MAME Plus has added support for the MESS core as well. Download at MAME Plus .131u3 at our MAME page.This version of MAME Plus is available in both 32bit and 64bit versions.

MAMEUI .131u3

MAMEUI .131.3 (previously named MAME32) is a build of MAME with an integrated frontend. MAMEUI seems to be the popular choice for users of the MAME emulator, as its easier to deal with than a command link based version of MAME. This version of MAMEUI is available in both 32bit and 64bit versions. Download MAMEUI .131.3 at our MAME page.

MAME .131u3

MAME .131u3 is third “U” version of the MAME .132 cycle. Big changes this release include an initial basic renderer for Naomi and numerous internal changes related to memory maps and memory allocation. A list of changes in MAME .131u3 over the previous release is as follows:

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PCSX2 beta 1227 – PS2 Emulator

PCSX2 Snapshot 1227 is a public beta and is an attempt to improve PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for the PC. This is the version that is now released by the combined or “united” PCSX2 team and PCSX2 Playground team. Changes:

Changes:
- disabled FtZ on EE and enabled DaZ on VUs as default choices;
- small hackfixes for katamary damacy and FFX;
- small Vif fixes;
- Pcsx2 now correctly sends CRC info to the GS plugin when using Run->Execute to boot games through the BIOS;
- usual game dependent speedups;
- usual codes cleanups;
- disabled all the broken memcard dialogue options;
- updated the Copyright;
- updated plugins.

Download at our PS2 emulator page.

Dolphin SVN 3286

Dolphin SVN r3286 is a Wii and Gamecube emulator for Windows. It also basic Triforce emulation (this is pending a commit, and does not run games yet). Gamecube compatibility is about the same Wii emulator support games show their intro movies. There is preliminary Wiimote emulation. This package also contains both 32bit and 64bit versions. Download at our WII emulator page.

Flubba of Ward has updated his Green Beret (aka Rush ‘n Attack) arcade game emulator for Nintendo DS. 0.3 is a small bug fix update. Meanwhile “Copper” has updated his Solomon’s Key arcade emulator for Nintendo. That site is in French.

WinUAE 1.6.0

WinUAE 1.6.0 is finally out after a about 30 different WinUAE beta releases! WinUAE 1.6.0 is easily the best Amiga emulator available for Windows. . This update has these changes since Win UAE 1.5.3 and is available in WinUAE zip download format, or WinUAE installer format:
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ClrMamePro 3.126b

Clrmame pro is a cool little rom manipulation and management engine, known mainly as a ROM utility for MAME. However, ClrMAME is all good for Cowering’s “Good” rom sets, Tosec sets, etc, handles 7z files, and is also now available in 64bit. BTW, anyone know what happened to the dude original domain?

Wine 1.1.22

Wine 1.1.22 is an Open Source implementation of the Windows API on top of X, OpenGL, and Unix. Think of Wine as a compatibility layer for running Windows programs. Wine does not require Microsoft Windows, as it is a completely free alternative implementation of the Windows API consisting of 100% non-Microsoft code, however Wine can optionally use native Windows DLLs if they are available. Wine provides both a development toolkit for porting Windows source code to Unix as well as a program loader, allowing many unmodified Windows programs to run on x86-based Unixes, including Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and Solaris. Wine 1.1.22 has the following changes:

What’s new in this release:
* More improvements to OLE copy/paste.
* Beginnings of x86_64 exception handling.
* Direct3D locking fixes.
* ARB shaders improvements.
* Better OpenGL pixel format support.
* Various bug fixes.

Dolphin SVN 3261

Dolphin SVN r3261 is a Wii and Gamecube emulator for Windows. It also basic Triforce emulation (this is pending a commit, and does not run games yet). Gamecube compatibility is about the same Wii emulator support games show their intro movies. There is preliminary Wiimote emulation. This package also contains both 32bit and 64bit versions. Download at our WII emulator page.

PCSX2 beta 1223 – PS2 Emulator

PCSX2 Snapshot 1223 is a public beta and is an attempt to improve PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for the PC. This is the version that is now released by the combined or “united” PCSX2 team and PCSX2 Playground team. Changes:

Changes:
- disabled FtZ on EE and enabled DaZ on VUs as default choices;
- small hackfixes for katamary damacy and FFX;
- small Vif fixes;
- Pcsx2 now correctly sends CRC info to the GS plugin when using Run->Execute to boot games through the BIOS;
- usual game dependent speedups;
- usual codes cleanups;
- disabled all the broken memcard dialogue options;
- updated the Copyright;
- updated plugins.

Download at our PS2 emulator page.

WinUAE 1.6.0 beta 29 RC2 – Amiga emulator

The seemingly endless WinUAE beta cycle continues, although there is “only a couple more to go”. WinUAE 1.6.0 beta 29 RC2 is easily the best Amiga emulator available for Windows.. WinUAE 1.6.0 beta 29 RC2 is the 29th beta of the WinUAE 1.6.0 beta cycle. This update has these changes since the last Win UAE 1.5.4 public beta:

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MAMEUIFX32 .131u2

MAMEUIFX32 .131u2 is a derivative unofficial build based on the original MAME/MAMEUI source code. MAMEUIFX32 .131u2 has these these improvements over regular MAME:

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PCSX2 Beta 1190 – PS2 emulator for Windows

PCSX2 Snapshot 1190 is a public beta and is an attempt to improve PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for the PC. This is the version that is now released by the combined or “united” PCSX2 team and PCSX2 Playground team.  This PCSX2 beta 1190 is an official release from the authors, and not the usual daily snapshot builds that are posted.

Changes:
- disabled FtZ on EE and enabled DaZ on VUs as default choices;
- small hackfixes for katamary damacy and FFX;
- small Vif fixes;
- Pcsx2 now correctly sends CRC info to the GS plugin when using Run->Execute to boot games through the BIOS;
- usual game dependent speedups;
- usual codes cleanups;
- disabled all the broken memcard dialogue options;
- updated the Copyright;
- updated plugins.

Download at our Playstation 2 emulator page.

You can however report new bugs to the authors in the bug reporting forum, here, after reading the guidelines
http://forums.pcsx2.net/forum-56.html

For installation instructions and a changelog, please refer here
http://forums.pcsx2.net/thread-3716.html

UAE for Wii Release 1

Simon Kagstrom has ported the Amiga emulator UAE to the Nintendo Wii. UAE is a famous Amiga emulator ported to the Wii. UAE Wii can be found on googlecode at uae-wii.googlecode.com, and is based on the source code of E-UAE. It allows you to play Stunt car racer, Turrican, Midwinter and the other good old Amiga games on your Wii. The port uses SDL Wii.

MAMEUI .131u2

MAMEUI .131.2 (previously named MAME32) is a build of MAME with an integrated frontend. MAMEUI seems to be the popular choice for users of the MAME emulator, as its easier to deal with than a command link based version of MAME. This version of MAMEUI is available in both 32bit and 64bit versions. Download MAMEUI .131.2 at our MAME page.

MAME .131u2

MAME .131u3 is third “U” version of the MAME .132 cycle. Big changes this release include an initial basic renderer for Naomi and numerous internal changes related to memory maps and memory allocation. A list of changes in MAME .131u3 over the previous release is as follows:

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PCSX2 beta 1176

PCSX2 Snapshot 1176 is a public beta and is an attempt to improve PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for the PC. This is the version that is now released by the combined or “united” PCSX2 team and PCSX2 Playground team. Changes:

Changes:
- disabled FtZ on EE and enabled DaZ on VUs as default choices;
- small hackfixes for katamary damacy and FFX;
- small Vif fixes;
- Pcsx2 now correctly sends CRC info to the GS plugin when using Run->Execute to boot games through the BIOS;
- usual game dependent speedups;
- usual codes cleanups;
- disabled all the broken memcard dialogue options;
- updated the Copyright;
- updated plugins.

Download at our Playstation 2 emulator page.

Dolphin SVN r3190

Dolphin SVN r3190 is a Wii and Gamecube emulator for Windows. It also basic Triforce emulation (this is pending a commit, and does not run games yet). Gamecube compatibility is about the same Wii emulator support games show their intro movies. There is preliminary Wiimote emulation. This package also contains both 32bit and 64bit versions. Download at our WII emulator page.