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SNES emulator released for Windows RT and Windows 8

0. phoneArena 19 Dec 2012, 08:26 posted on

Every self-respecting OS should have its retro game console emulator, don't you think? Well, there's one already available for Windows RT, meaning that Microsoft's mobile platform just got a bit cooler. The app in question is called Snes8x and it's available for free at the Windows Marketplace for both Windows RT and Windows 8 Pro...

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posted on 19 Dec 2012, 08:31

1. fistigons (Posts: 263; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


Another reason to get a windows 8 phone. I've got this same emulator on my ipad, but it had to be jailbroken in order to get it. That's awesome that the marketplace allows you to get it for free.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 08:35 6

2. simplyj (Posts: 404; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)


It's for Windows 8 and RT, not the Phone.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 09:27

3. fistigons (Posts: 263; Member since: 11 Feb 2012)


Well, darn.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 10:15 4

4. windroid (unregistered)


Won't take long until it’s available for winphone 8. Don't worry :)

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 12:08 1

8. simplyj (Posts: 404; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)


I hope so, WP8 could use it.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 10:30

5. The_Innovation (Posts: 567; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


What about the games? All the games are pre loaded?

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 11:01 2

6. Nick_T (Posts: 154; Member since: 27 May 2011)


No. Preloading games may get the emulator's developer into a bit of a legal trouble.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 12:45

9. The_Innovation (Posts: 567; Member since: 18 Jul 2012)


So where would we get the games from? Buy them?

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 19:28

10. nando2do (Posts: 53; Member since: 10 Nov 2011)


search! google.com can help you :D

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 12:08

7. simplyj (Posts: 404; Member since: 23 Dec 2009)


Seriously? That's illegal.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 19:48

11. vvelez5 (Posts: 623; Member since: 29 Jan 2011)


Coolroms.com she's emulator is awesome o my rt

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