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If you like playing classic games on your spare time on your Mac, we have something just for you. The latest emulator for playing classic games for free is OpenEmu for OS X. The arcade game emulator has been updated to version 2.0.1 with support for 16 additional gaming systems, including the Nintendo 64, Sony Playstation 1, ColecoVision, Intellivision, the PSP and more. 

For those that like to play classic games for free, and don’t mind getting an emulator to run different systems virtually, OpenEmu will be something worth considering. In addition, the latest update features a redesigned user interface, real-time gameplay rewinding, save states, screenshot organizers, and automap support for SteelSeries Nimbus and Stratus XL controller support. Update 2.0.1 also brings performance improvements, increased stability and bug fixes.

Update 2.0.1 now supports:

  • Atari 5200
  • Atari 7800
  • Atari Lynx
  • Coleco Vision
  • Famicom Disk System
  • Intellivision
  • Nintendo 64
  • Odyssey²/Videopac+
  • PC-FX
  • SG-1000
  • Sega CD
  • Sony PSP
  • Sony PlayStation 1
  • TurboGrafx-CD/PCE-CD
  • Vectrex
  • WonderSwan.

OpenEmu was specially made for OS X with an iTunes-like design that lists ROMs in an organized card-style menu, while displaying games in an orderly way by their system type. The emulator offers full save state support, allowing multiple ROMs to be played at once, and it also provides OpneGL scaling, multithreaded playback, a homebrew collection of over 80 games, functional gamepad support and more.

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OpenEmu version 1.0 launched back in December 2013 with support for several 16-bit systems, including the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Gear, NeoGeo Pocket, NES, Sega Genesis and the Super Nintendo. OpenEmu also supports multiple controllers like Nintendo, PlayStation and Xbox Controllers and any generic HID complaint USB or Bluetooth gamepad.

OpenEmu 2.0.1 is free to download and requires a Mac running OS X 10.11 or later.


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