Home of the Underdogs, the phoenix of abandonware

March 13, 2009 · Filed Under Emulation & Retrogaming, News · Comment 

News - A succession of fresh, quality news, from inside and outside of the WebLike the legendary bird rises again from its ashes, the most important site of abandonware recently sunk into the oblivion of disconnection is preparing to return to life thanks to the joined efforts of enthusiasts and experts and with consent of its original caretaker, which announces the start of the revival project and apologizes for having been absent so much time to let such a precious resource for classic videogaming die from starvation.

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KEEP, a universal emulator or a complete waste of time?

March 1, 2009 · Filed Under Emulation & Retrogaming, In Depth · 10 Comments 

In Depth - A merciless lens pointed on the hot topics, passionate and detailed retrospectives, reflections beyond the appearances Alerted by the inexorable advancing of the next digital dark age, the European academy started a preservation plan for digital contents and artefacts with great ambitions. The KEEP (Keeping Emulation Environments Portable) project considers with particular care videogames and intends to create what has been defined the first “general purpose” emulator, capable of providing access to obsolete media and formats for nowadays and future generations.

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