Classic Arcade game lovers received a nice Christmas present, as OpenEmu, the open source retro game emulator for Mac OS X, was updated. Version 2.0.1 brings support for an additional 16 classic gaming consoles, including Nintendo 64, Intellivision, ColecoVision, Atari 5200, and Atari 7800, and more.
OpenEmu 2.0.1 also features a redesigned user interface, real-time gameplay rewinding, save states and screenshots organizers, automap support for SteelSeries Nimbus and Stratus XL controllers, performance improvements, bug fixes and other changes.
New Game Consoles Added Include:
- Atari 5200
- Atari 7800
- Atari Lynx
- Famicom Disk System
- Nintendo 64
- Sega CD
- Sony PSP
- Sony PlayStation 1
OpenEmu offers an iTunes-like design, listing ROMs in a menu organized by gaming system. The app also offers full game save support, OpenGL scaling, multithreaded playback, gamepad support, and more.
Other new features include:
- Redesigned UI with a beautiful, modern look.
- Added real-time gameplay rewinding.
- Added Save States and Screenshots organizers.
- Added Homebrew collection with over 80 great games.
- Added automap support for SteelSeries Nimbus and Stratus XL controllers.
- Optimized input handling to eliminate latency.
- Fixed performance for certain GPUs.
- Updated translations.
- Other bug fixes and performance improvements.
Version 2.0.1 also fixes:
- Fixed new system plugins not being available.
- Fixed save states not saving if alert is suppressed.
- Add Odyssey²/Videopac controller graphic.
- Note: If BIOS files were not importing correctly after a new core install, please remove the imported files, restart the app and import your BIOS files again.
OpenEmu 2.0.1 is available as a free download, and requires a Mac running OS X 10.11 or later.