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Popular emulators SNES8x, VBA8, and VGBC8 vanish from the Windows Phone Store again

Popular emulators SNES8x, VBA8, and VGBC8 vanish from the Windows Phone Store again

Windows Phone emulation fans might have noticed that three classic game system emulators have disappeared from the Store: SNES8x (a Super Nintendo emulator), VBA8 (a GameBoy Advance emulator), and VGBC8 (a Gameboy Color emulator). As of press time, the Windows 8 versions of the same apps are still available. All three emulators came from a developer named M.k who publicly retired from...

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Snes8x, VBA8, and VGBC8 once again available, for free on the Windows Phone Store

Snes8x, VBA8, and VGBC8 once again available, for free on the Windows Phone Store

We just reported on three emulators being removed from the Windows Phone Store, but now we're pleased to relay news that the apps are once again available. Developed by M.k, Snes8x (Super Nintendo), VBA8 (GameBoy Advance), and VGBC8 (GameBoy Color) were spotted to be M.I.A and immediate reaction led to speculation that Microsoft had started cracking down on emulator apps.  We learnt...

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Three gaming emulators disappear from the Windows Phone and Windows 8 Stores; here's why [Updated]

Three gaming emulators disappear from the Windows Phone and Windows 8 Stores; here's why [Updated]

In the Windows Phone and Windows 8 emulation scene, a developer named M.k has largely been the star of the show. Starting in January of this year, he produced no less than three awesome emulators for mobile Microsoft platforms: Snes8x (Super Nintendo), VBA8 (GameBoy Advance), and VGBC8 (GameBoy Color). M.k updated his emulators regularly, and had promised to bring MOGA Pro Controller...

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Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

There have been a number of minor updates pushed through the Windows Phone Store for a selection of apps. We've clocked 10 notifications through the night, which certainly feels like Christmas to any smartphone owner. We'll quickly run through what's new in each app in one swoop, to provide a heads up on what you can expect to see should you own any of the apps affected. So sit back,...

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Relive the good ol' days with a Super Nintendo emulator for Windows Phone 8

Relive the good ol' days with a Super Nintendo emulator for Windows Phone 8

Ah, Super Nintendo. 1991 was a good time because video games were really just starting to get big and the SNES system was leading the pack for 16-bit gaming. The console is still revered by many to this day. Now combine it with the power of Windows Phone 8’s dual core CPUs, extra RAM and high resolution display and you have an ideal gaming platform—assuming the developer gets it right....

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