iMAME – Free Arcade Machine Emulator For iPhone And iPad Available In The App Store; Likely to be Removed

News | Friday December 16 2011 2:31 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

is now available in the App Store.
is a popular arcade machine emulator that can run reproduce arcade games with images of the original arcade game’s ROM and disk data.
iMAME is an application designed to recreate the hardware of arcade game systems in software on modern personal computers and other platforms. The intention is to preserve gaming history by preventing vintage games from being lost or forgotten.
It seems that the same method used to get games into iDOS also works in iMAME. Twitter user
mentions, “Yep, add a .zip rom to the Docs folder through PhoneView and it works perfect! Just tried Crime Fighters!” He also provided a screenshot. The clock is really ticking now on Apple pulling this down
Jim VanDeventer – developer of iMAME has mentioned that the iOS emulator has not been officially endorsed by Nicola Salmoria or the MAME Team so it looks like it has slipped through the approval process.
 before it is pulled from the App Store.

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