RetroArch is a frontend for emulators, game engines and media players.

It enables you to run classic games on a wide range of computers and consoles through its slick graphical interface. Settings are also unified so configuration is done once and for all.

In addition to this, you will soon be able to run original game discs (CDs) from RetroArch.

RetroArch has advanced features like shaders, netplay, rewinding, next-frame response times, runahead, and more!

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Doom 3 Libretro core dhewm3 coming soon to Core Updater!

The #Doom 3 source port dhewm3 finally hits #Libretro/#RetroArch, allowing you to play Doom 3 natively on #RetroArch! This is all thanks to the efforts of Rinnegatamante, who previously did the Quake 2 and 3 source ports to libretro/RetroArch. In the video above you will see us running through the beginning sections. This video was […]

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RetroArch 1.8.1 released!

RetroArch 1.8.1 has just been released. This version sees the coming of age of the mobile UI, which now has support for thumbnails. This will bring a transformative change to the way people get to interact with the UI on Android/iOS. And the best part is that this is only the beginning, even more drastic […]

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Quake 3 core ported to Libretro/RetroArch – with working online multiplayer + more!

Hot on the heels of vitaQuake 2 being ported to Libretro/RetroArch, now’s the time for a full-fledged Quake 3 core to make its way to RetroArch! Rinnegatamante used his vitaQuake 3 source port as the basis for this core. Unlike the vitaQuake 2 core, there is no fallback software renderer. Unlike Quake 1/2, Quake III: […]

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RetroArch 1.8.0 released!

RetroArch 1.8.0 has just been released. The default mobile UI has seen a complete overhaul and we hope this will address many of the usability issues people had with RetroArch’s menu on Android/iOS. Note that we are far from done and that the next versions will have even more enhancements coming up! In addition to […]

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