The latest version of Dolphin, the Gamecube emulator, has been released. Unfortunately, it's also the last release.
No reason is given for the end of development. But a promise is made that the source will be unleashed — meaning some
kind of work will continue. Somewhere, somehow. The emulator has gained a good rep for playing a decent number of games
relatively well. For the latest, and last, release go here.
The "Read" link will take you to a forum where the latest build is getting the once-over.