Nintendo - GameBoy Emulators

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Popular Emulators

Name Description
Gambatte Gambatte is a work-in-progress, portable, open-source, Game Boy Color emulator, and reverse engineering project, written with a wish to preserve something. The development of numerous tests, and their verification on hardware, is as much an emphasis as the development of an efficient software implementation.
Gearboy Gearboy is a cross-platform Game Boy / GameBoy Color emulator written in C++ that runs on Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Raspberry Pi and RetroArch.

This is an open source project with ongoing development.

Other Emulators

Name Description
BoyCott This is a port by Richard Bannister the DOS/Unix BoyCott. It now supports Color Gameboy emulation, Super Gameboy, and Original Gameboy.
GBMac GBMac is a GAMEBOY and GAMEBOY COLOR emulator for Macintosh computers. This software is shareware for GAMEBOY users in Japan. GBMac latest version 1.3.1 is now released for registered users.
gbpablog gbpablog is a recent Game Boy emulator written in C++, using WxWidgets and SDL. It doesn't seem to support GBC emulator, but does have sound and savestate support, and can play commercial games. Source code is only available via a Mercurial repository at the official site.
KiGB A Mac OS port of KiGB done by Richard Bannister
Playboy This is an emulator for the original gameboy. It is fast, and emulate roughly 85% of the commercial non-colored GameBoy titles and about 99% of the demos.
Virtual Game Boy Virtual GameBoy is the most complete Mac GameBoy emulator. It supports Color and Super Game Boy, and also save states. It also has full sound. This is the first of Marat Fayzullin's masterpieces :)

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