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Dolphin Emulator: What you should know about GameCube and Wii emulation!

Ever wanted to play GameCube and Wii games on your phone? I'm sure you have, and Dolphin Emulator is the best way to do so. It has an ever-growing compatibility list, works on all kinds of smartphones depending on what game you want to play, and is the best way to enjoy classic titles released...

Dolphin Emulator updated with massive improvements for macOS and Android

Dolphin is the best emulator around for playing Nintendo GameCube and Wii games, and it's not just available on desktop PCs. The Android port has been around for years, and over the past two months, the Dolphin Emulator team has been working on a few important changes. Dolphin can now run natively on Apple M1...

Dolphin Emulator devs warn of limited functionality due to Android’s Scoped Storage changes

Android's Scoped Storage rules have been a major point of contention among app developers. While Scoped Storage is undoubtedly needed to reduce how much access apps have to a user's private files, its implementation fundamentally changes how apps can access your phone's internal storage, creating several limitations for a wide range of apps in the...

Dolphin Emulator fixes crashes on Android TV and adds install WAD functionality on Android

Rather than finding your old console from the basement to play your favorite retro titles during this lockdown, one could also opt for emulating them on their Android devices, provided they are powerful enough. Dolphin Emulator is the most popular open-source emulator out there for the Nintendo GameCube and Wii, and it can actually handle...

The OnePlus 7 Pro is one of the best smartphones for GameCube and Wii emulation

With every iterative smartphone upgrade comes great power and great new features to play with. In the case of the OnePlus 7 Pro, it's a big one for gaming - a 90Hz, QHD+ display that comes in at 6.7 inches and, even better, doesn't have a notch. Pretty much any mobile gamer can understand the...

The Xiaomi Mi 9 with its Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 emulates GameCube and Wii games with ease

Despite our devices getting more and more powerful every year, it may be crazy to some that we still can't run games designed for consoles released over ten years ago. Game consoles released years ago use wildly different processor architectures, which makes emulation of those consoles a difficult task for a number of reasons. The...

Dolphin Emulator update adds fixes for Vulkan API on Android Pie, Wii Remote pointer emulation, and more

Dolphin Emulator on Android is one of the most well-made emulators around. You can play Wii games and GameCube games straight from your phone, so long as it's powerful enough. Nowadays, devices like the Razer Phone 2 and the OnePlus 6T are enough to actually do just that. I've personally enjoyed The Simpsons: Hit and...

Here’s Super Mario Galaxy running at 1080p on the Nvidia Shield TV

The Nvidia Shield TV is an Android TV device powered by the Nvidia Tegra X1 system-on-chip which also happens to power the Nintendo Switch game console. Nintendo partnered with Nvidia to release a handful of Nintendo Wii and Nintendo GameCube games on the Nvidia Shield TV, but these games are only accessible if you live...

Dolphin Emulator for Android Update Adds New Savestate Slot and Fixes Graphics Glitches

An added benefit of Android's open source nature is robust support for video game emulators -- i.e., software that mimics the hardware of game consoles. Thanks to the efforts of the development community, you can play Nintendo DS games, PSP games, and even Nintendo Wii games on Android phones, tablets, and set-top boxes, provided they have sufficiently...

Video shows how GameCube Emulation performs on the Galaxy S8

We're a little over a week away from the release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus to consumers. For those avid mobile gamers still on the fence about whether or not to purchase either smartphone, perhaps a video might color your opinion. A recent video by YouTuber GuruAidTechSupport shows off how the Samsung...