Archive for December, 2011

Fabien Sanglard provides a detailed analysis of Another World source code, that was one of the first games at its time (1991) to use a virtual machine (also far more evolved than Lucasarts’s one), and framebuffers for vector graphics compositing.

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Aemula : free DOS emulator for iOS

Posted: December 28, 2011 in Games
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Aemula Oldies S is available for free at the App Store. This DOS emulator for iOS (requires 4.0 then should work on a 3G model) is bundled with 10 games.

It may be pulled from the App Store soon (as was iMame), as a workaround to add other games to the disk images has been provided at toucharcade forums.

iMame available for iOS

Posted: December 23, 2011 in Games
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An iOS version of famous MAME, iMame, is available for free at the App Store. It is based on iMame4All, and then does not require jailbreaking to install additional roms (we can use iExplorer to copy these).

Native Instruments provides Skanner for free. This virtual instrument is based on Reaktor (requires Reaktor Player 5.6.2).

RealRacing 2 on mac / Bioshock 2

Posted: December 23, 2011 in Games
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Real Racing 2 is now available at the Mac App Store (10,49 euros, 711 MB). It allows remote control using an iPhone.
Feral announced Bioshock 2, due in January (34,95$). The PC version is provided at 9,99 euros (50% discount) on Steam until January, 2. However the Steam version does not work under Crossover.

iZotope : audio SDK and guide

Posted: December 22, 2011 in Audio
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Audio softwares editor iZotope provides trial versions of its 6 audio SDK, as well as a free guide to Core Audio on iOS.

Notion for iPad

Posted: December 22, 2011 in Audio
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The Notion partitions editor is now also available for iPad (and at a special 0,79 euros price instead 14,99 euros). It includes orchestral sounds, piano, guitars and bass (with various articulations), and effects.