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SameBoy

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SameBoy is a user friendly Game Boy and Game Boy Color emulator that's very accurate and includes a wide range of powerful debugging features. In addition to accuracy and developer capabilities, it has features such as Battery save support, states save states, scaling filters, multiple settings of high-pass audio filters, real time clock emulation and much more..!


  • Supports Game Boy (DMG), Game Boy Color (CGB) and GBC-Mode Game Boy Advance (AGB) emulation

  • Supports accurate high level emulation of Super Game Boy (SGB; NTSC and PAL) and Super Game Boy 2 (SGB2)


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Last Stable Release:

0.14.5

Dated:

01-08-2021

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Windows: Doesn't mention minimum

Linux: Unix-like systems

Mac: Doesn't mention minimum

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BGB

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BGB is a Gameboy emulator which lets you run Gameboy and Gameboy Color games. It has excellent accuracy, gamepad support, high quality sound and graphics, smooth V-sync animation, and low latency. In addition, it contains a debugger that lets you analyze/look into the emulation, create cheat codes, and assist in creating and modifying roms.

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Last Stable Release:

1.5.9

Dated:

25-04-2021

Development-builds available: None reported

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Windows: 32/64-bit

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Gambatte

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Gambatte is a portable Game Boy Color emulator. Its accuracy is among the highest and is based off numerous reverse engineering tests and documented studies. It is currently available as both a core for RetroArch, as well as an individual emulator. That said, it's not actively developed anymore.


As such, you can always check an active fork gambatte-speedrun which was also blessed by sinamas. 

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Last Stable Release:

r571

Dated:

28-09-2014

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Linux: Doesn't mention minimum

Mac: OS X+

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Gearboy

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Gearboy is an open-source Game Boy/Game Boy Color emulator written in C++. It's not the most accurate, but runs on iOS, Raspberry Pi, Mac, Windows, Linux and RetroArch.

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Last Stable Release:

3.3.0

Dated:

14-02-2021

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Windows: 32-bit (Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable required)

Linux: nothing in particualr mentionned

Mac:via brew install gearboy