Créé par Near (ex byuu) et continué par Luke Usher (PolyBlast / CxBx-Reloaded) et d’autres, Ares est un émulateur multi-systèmes dont le développement a commencé le 14 octobre 2004. C’est un descendant de higan et bsnes. Il se concentre sur la précision et la préservation.
 

 
Ares émule les 30 machines suivantes:
 
– Famicom + Famicom Disk System
– Super Famicom + Super Game Boy
– Nintendo 64
– Game Boy + Game Boy Color
– Game Boy Advance + Game Boy Player
– SG-1000 + SC-3000
– Master System + Game Gear
– Mega Drive + Mega 32X + Mega CD
– Playstation
– PC Engine + PC Engine CD + SuperGrafx
– MSX + MSX2
– ColecoVision
– Neo Geo Pocket + Neo Geo Pocket Color
– Neo Geo AES
– WonderSwan + WonderSwan Color + SwanCrystal + Pocket Challenge V2
 

A noter qu’un pack de shaders est disponible ici.
Des packs MSU-1 sont disponibles ici.

 
Voici les informations depuis la dernière version d’ares:
 

– ares v126 brings even more improvements to the NES/Famicom emulation by adding support for many more rom mappers.
– Compatibility for MSX1/MSX2 has also improved as a result of adding heuristics for better mapper detection.
– An issue that prevented Windows users from mapping inputs in v125.1 has also been fixed.
 

Changelog:
 
– fc: support for namco 175/340 boards [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for namco 118 board [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for Color Dreams board [sp1187]
– fc: support for bandai 74161 boards [encoded-byte]
– fc: split bandai fcg / lz93d50 boards [encoded-byte]
– fc: Support for Action 52 board [sp1187]
– fc: support for bandai lz93d50 variant [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for unrom variants [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for sxrom boards with mmc1a [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for cnrom with security [encoded-byte]
– fc: support txrom variants [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for namco 163 board (no sound) [encoded-byte]
– fc: attach sunsoft 4 + ext rom [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for cprom board [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for bandai karaoke board [encoded-byte]
– fc: fix saving on bandai lz93d50 + m24c02 [encoded-byte]
– fc: support for bandai oeka board [encoded-byte]
– fc: partial support for bandai datach [encoded-byte]
– msx: add heuristics for rom type detection [LukeUsher]
– msx: msx: use the slot layout and memory expected by cbios [LukeUsher]
– component: fix eeprom m24c mode selection [encoded-byte]
– hiro: monitor activate messages for window focus [invertego]
– mia: updated fc database [encoded-byte]

 

Télécharger Ares (32 bits) v114 (3.3 Mo)

Télécharger Ares (64 bits) v126 (5.9 Mo)

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