MAME ▼

stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator, which is an emulator program that can emulate the hardware of arcade systems on modern computers. MAME was first released by Nicolas Salmoria in 1997 and has grown to become a legend as thousands of games are supported. Interestingly, MAME wasn't created to play games: it was created to to accurately emulate the behavior of a (defunct) hardware. Gaming is considered to be a "bonus".

MAME Arcade Emulator now on Google Chrome

01/02/2012, Remember the MAME Arcade Emulator app that was released on the Apple App Store and then pulled off not long after? Well you can now enjoy it again, albeit without the convenience of being able to play it on your smartphone/tablet. A developer has...

iMAME pulled from the Apple App Store

12/23/2011, It only took a couple of days, but it looks like the iMAME app which allowed gamers to play classic games on their iOS devices has finally been pulled out from the Apple App Store. Can’t say we didn’t see this coming, since Apple forbids apps...

iMAME emulator on the App Store

12/21/2011, Just to get an idea on how powerful today’s smartphones are, they are beefy enough in terms of processing power to run emulators of consoles. We aren’t talking about just 8-bit machines of yore, but even 16-bit models that had Nintendo and...

iMAME4All now includes support for the iCade

07/11/2011, For those who are unfamiliar with the iCade, it started off as an April Fools joke by the guys at ThinkGeek, but due to the overwhelming demand for the gadget to be made a reality, ThinkGeek decided to put it into a production and set it for a May 2011...

MAME-CAM DX looks like it was built for gnomes

03/24/2011, Thanko has just announced the release of a new micro camera called the MAME-CAM DX. Despite its miniscule size, it’s no slouch when it comes to taking photographs. This 8 megapixel device weights only 14g and can take photographs (JPEG) at 3,264 x...

Mini MAME cabinet a DIY project

03/23/2011, Ed had some spare time on his hands, and coupled with a little bit of know how as well as a netbook that is no longer seeing much action, he decided to turn this netbook into a mini MAME cabinet for the rest of his family members to enjoy. First of all,...

King Jim Mamemo digital notepad

07/13/2010, You might not have heard about King Jim before if you happen to live in North Amerca, but for the uninitiated, it does boast a pretty mean line of POMERA portable yet basic word processors. The Mamemo device you see here is slightly different despite...

DIY MAME arcade cabinet

09/15/2009, If you want something done, sometimes it is better to do it yourself – the DIY MAME arcade cabinet is one for example, allowing you to relive and engage timeless classics of yore which have much more substance compared to today’s high octane...