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Rumor: PS Vita glitch leads to dolphin debug mode

Of all of the weird glitches to occur in newly launched game hardware, this is by far the most soothing. Andriasang spotted a video taken by a new Vita owner of what appears to be some kind of debug mode, complete with three swimming dolphins, a floating oyster and a pearl, all of which can be ...

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The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, in HD thanks to emulation

Whenever a new Wii game comes out, players set to work opening up the PC-based Dolphin emulator, upscale the graphics to HD resolution, and take screenshots for us to drool over -- like the Skyward Sword images posted on the software's forum. The normally soft, watercolor-y backgrounds look a ...

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Technology: Play Wii on an Android tablet with an Xbox 360 controller

Sure, it seems easy enough: Play your Wii games on an Android tablet with an Xbox 360 controller. Technology! But underneath that simple premise is a complicated reality. First, you need to run the Wii games on a PC using the open-source Dolphin emulator. From there, you're going to stream the ...

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See what Mario Galaxy looks like in HD

Remember that Wii emulator that boosted the graphics up to 720p? Thanks to a recent update, Super Mario Galaxy is now playable on the emulator -- known as Dolphin (get it?) -- and we have to admit, it looks pretty gorgeous. Granted, Super Mario Galaxy was no graphical slouch in the first place, bu...

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Wii emulator boosts visuals to 720p HD

Lamentably, in the current console generation, Nintendo decided to turn away from the popular strategy of juicing the visual capabilities of its hardware to eye-searing levels. YouTube user renebarahona recently gave us a taste of what HD Wii would have been like by cranking up the visuals of a fe...

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Starfish vacations with the dolphins

Last year, Starfish released a game called I Love Dolphin, which we affectionately dubbed Nintendolphins. Now, Starfish is revisiting its dolphin love by coming out with Long Vacation: Iruka to Watashi (i.e. Long Vacation: Dolphin and Me) this August. Although the title isn't an official sequel (per...

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I Love Dolphin Screens

That is to say, here are some screens of a game called I Love Dolphin. While we personally have nothing against dolphin screens, we haven't formed any special attachment to them. From what we can tell based on the screens, it's a game where you train and befriend a cute lil' dolphin. Basically, it's...

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Two new Sega Genesis Collection videos released

Seeing Alex Kidd was good and all, but now we're talking with new videos of Ecco the Dolphin and Columns that will be crammed into Sega Genesis Collection. I know there are a lot of young gamers around these days and some of you may not be old enough to have experienced the greatness of these two...

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