The developer of Delta, the vintage console emulator for iOS devices, has given us a little something extra to play around with while we wait for its full release. We give you an inside peek at the NES emulator Delta Lite, as well as a guide to install it yourself.
Is Apple getting serious about gaming? Would they turn the Apple TV set-top box into a viable gaming console? We don’t know that yet, but it’s worth mentioning that the company has conveniently updated its Apple TV logo trademark with new conditions related to gaming.
A little under a month after the third beta, today saw the release of the fourth beta of Riley Testut’s Delta. The retro gaming emulator for iOS, successor to the ever-popular GBA4iOS, packs a major upgrade into this edition: Game Boy Color support.
I’ve always been a PC gamer at heart. While consoles appealed to me in my younger years, I’ve never owned one and instead waged war in Age of Empires II on my Windows Vista (I know, I know) laptop. Although I casually played iOS games for a while, I’ve never found one that I can consider a “hardcore” game that I would continuously return to for the storyline or multiplayer – the two main reasons I’d consider playing any game.
The essentials of PC gaming begin with a solid monitor and graphics card to push those frames and make your games look incredible. The rest of the experience mainly comes from peripherals – your mouse, keyboard, and headphones – which all help you excel at the game you’re playing while enhancing the experience with programmable macros and directional audio. Logitech’s G933 Artemus Spectrum wireless gaming headset is perhaps the peripheral that has upped my game the most, as I truly found myself playing considerably better when using these headphones.