Update: Since we brought you this story, Nexbox's creator has confirmed Microsoft has asked that Xbox platform support be removed before UWP certification will be granted. It looks like we'll just need to get our old consoles out of storage for the time being. Last week we brought you the news that Nesbox, an emulator which can play NES, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and Nintendo Gameboy Colour / Advanced games, is currently undergoing UWP certification. Well, according to the app's creator, that process is complete and now it's just a matter of time before a UWP version of Nesbox appears ... Read More »
We love our classic consoles. Games from a bygone era - classic, simple, hard as nails. So when we get the merest sniff that we might be able to play some of these classics through the wonders of emulation, we sit up and take notice. Undoubtedly, we're going to see emulators on our Xbox Ones sooner rather than later, thanks to Universal Windows Platform (UWP) and the convergence of the Windows 10 and Xbox stores. We recently brought you the news that Win64e10 - a Nintendo 64 emulator App that runs reasonably happily on Windows 10 - could potentially see the light ... Read More »
Universal Windows Apps are coming to Xbox as part of the summer update programme, which - alongside the Windows 10 Anniversary Update - will bring a whole host of new features to Xbox One. The Windows 10 Store hasn't - yet - succumbed to the tidal wave of shoddy and fake apps that you might find in, for example, another company's Play store but there are certainly a few oddities that you might be surprised to find in a Microsoft-curated store front. One of these is Win64e10 - a Nintendo 64 emulator that runs on Windows 10 PCs. Of course, the whole area ... Read More »
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