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The world's greatest all-in-one emulator is available on PC, Android, and a variety of closed platforms via jailbreaking. Its unique core-based architecture allows for individual emulators for different classic platforms to act like plug-ins in a unified interface.

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Videogame emulators have been around for a long time. Often, competing emulators for the same classic platform, cumbersome interfaces, and nitpicky compatibility issues made enjoying emulation a big hassle and difficult to keep track of.

In 2014 everything about emulation changed with the 1.0 release of “RetroArch,” a new, all-in-one frontend for emulation that simply employs plug-in-like emulation ‘Cores’ instead of discreet executables. “RetroArch” was born out of an older SNES emulation project that eventually grew beyond its original mission statement to include numerous other platforms. The API that powers “RetroArch” is also used as the codebase for “RetroPI,” the OS that powers micro-console-killing RaspberryPI devices, as well as “Lakka,” an open-source ...

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