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The homebrew community is the best. Not only have they allowed us to do things that we never thought possible on the Wii (like play GoldenEye 007 and watch our favorite movies), but now they're hard at work coming up with ways for us to enjoy classic point-and-click adventure games on the platform....

September 2nd 2008 at 8:05pm 0 Comments
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One of the first things homebrewers do when they gain the ability to run unsigned code on a game console is to see what other console's games they can get running. Although the use of commercial ROMs varies from legally ambiguous (in the case of backup copies of your own software) to unambiguously...

May 22nd 2008 at 10:15am 0 Comments
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Do you ever miss the old days of King's Quest, Space Quest, Gabriel Knight, Full Throttle, Monkey Island, and other adventure gaming series? No? Well, you should. Because while Microsoft is bringing sexy back, the Wii can hopefully bring adventure back, in a big way. The point and click interface of...

December 3rd 2006 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Emulation is amazing. Most of us have probably experienced the joy of such things, whether it be downloading a ton of games you'll never play just because you want to say you have them, or reliving a classic game that stopped working on your old Nintendo systems long ago. Heck, even downloading Japa...

November 29th 2006 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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It's been four months since the last update for ScummVM, the multiplatform point-and-click emulator. Just released v0.9.1 adds official support for DS and GP2X, with a GP32 port promised soon, but bug-fixes for existing versions (e.g., Dreamcast, PS2, PSP) are not be overlooked. Highlights include:...

October 30th 2006 at 7:55pm 0 Comments
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Eight months in the making, the latest build of the fantacular ScummVM virtual machine lets you play all sorts of games (notably LucasArts' venerable point-and-click adventure games using the SCUMM engine) on all sorts of platforms. In addition to a shiny, new GUI (pictured ... ooooh), the obligator...

July 3rd 2006 at 11:15am 0 Comments