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Switched's Comprehensive Guide to Video Game Emulators

The video game emulator -- the bit of software that allows nostalgic button-mashers to mount an NES on their PCs in order to relive halcyon "HADOUKEN!" days -- is one of the most misunderstood elements of modern computing. But we're here to tell you exactly what they are, how they work, and even offer a comprehensive directory of the best ones for your favorite platform. Read on for our...

Fan-made 'Sonic and Knuckles' 3-D Revives the Genesis Glory Days

We're convinced that Sonic's glory days can be found during the 16-bit age of Genesis, and we'd throw down for another sidescrolling hedgehog adventure in an instant. YouTube user BlobVanDam has created a wonderful, widescreen 3-D version of the 'Mushroom Hill Zone' from 'Sonic & Knuckles' by animating over the original with 3DS Max and After Effects. Sadly, there's no playable game, so you...

Sega Zone: One Part Wii, One Part Genesis

For those eagerly awaiting the Sega video game console that can do what "Nintendon't," keep waiting. In the meantime, gamers will have to make do with the next best thing: the Sega Zone. The Sega Zone comes equipped with 20 Sega Genesis games and 30 original titles, and sports a cartridge slot, as well, allowing users to play classic Genesis favorites. The confusing amalgamation of a system...