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.

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

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RetroArch 1.7.1 -Released!

RetroArch 1.7.1 has just been released! Grab it here. This latest version has also been uploaded to the Google Play Store. If you’d like to show your support, consider donating to us. Check here in order to learn more. General changelog – 3DS: Now correctly reports amount of CPU cores. – 3DS: Frontend rating is […]

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MrBoom 4.2 just got released

And AI is more badass than ever! See an animated GIF here of the AI. Make sure you update your core…

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Eurogamer article on non-commercial license violations of emulators

We thank Eurogamer dearly for being one of the last bastions of journalism in the games industry and for breaking this story into the mainstream. We want to especially thank Damien McFerran for covering this story in the first place and Byuu for participating in this story as well. We encourage everybody to read this […]

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Public Service Announcement – misuse of RetroArch

It is that time of the week / month again, where another entrepreneur tries pushing his luck and trying to get away with murder. This time, a certain individual going by the name of Richard R. MacInnis (from Volocian Studios) contacted us on our Discord channel. He reached out to me and he wanted to […]

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