• Sony's PlayStation Classic uses an open-source emulator to play its games

    4 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The worm has turned, it seems. Emulators, which let people run old console games on their computers, were once the scourge of the gaming industry. Now Sony is using one of the very pieces of software the industry decried as the basis for its PlayStation Classic retro console.
    In the licenses list for the console can be found PCSX ReArmed, as Kotaku noticed in its review yesterday. That's the ARM port of PCSX Reloaded, itself an offshoot of the original PCSX emulator, which ceased development in 2003.
    Don't worry, it's not a crime or anything: Sony is well within its rights to do this. It's...
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