Earlier on this month, Riley Testut – – lead developer of the well-liked, jailbreak-free GBA4iOS emulator – – announced using Twitter that he had taken the emulator after a DMCA problem from Nintendo.


At the time, Testut removed download hyperlinks and also the GitHub page, however likewise, hinted that it maybe wasn’t completion of the roadway.

Plainly, he was currently making transfer to restore GBA4iOS, and having apparently customized the emulator in conformity with Nintendo’s quibbles, those thinking about playing old Video game Kid Development titles could dive right in as soon as even more.

Emulators for older gaming consoles have actually been knocking around in the Cydia Store for a variety of years, however these, naturally, depend after a jailbreak in order to be downloaded and install and used. The appeal of GBA4iOS is that does not call for the flexibility of a jailbreak in order to enjoy some classic GBA home entertainment, once Nintendo caught wind of the item, it had not been as well delighted with a few of its infringing aspects.

Especially, the Japanese video gaming titan’s DMCA notification detailed the fact that the CoolROM site was straight connected to. Although one would have a hard time to purchase physical models of many ROMs nowadays anyway, they’re still Nintendo’s copyright, and hence, the company required that Testut take out all direct connection with the website supplying them.

Subsequently, version 2.0.4 simply associated with a Google Search, so while this does add an added step into the process of getting those necessary ROMs, the app itself should work as regular.

Testut has actually additionally gotten rid of variety of less-important infringing components of the emulator, including different Nintendo / Game Boy logo designs and controller overlays, however with some bug solutions likewise tossed into the deal, GBA4iOS will when again take you back to the earlier days of mobile gaming.


Apart from obtaining points back up and running, Testut and co-developer Paul Thorsen are also presently dealing with a more considerable upgrade in version 2.1, which will supply a bunch of brand-new features in addition to more style tweaks.

We’ll make sure to permit you individuals understand just as soon as the brand-new edition of GBA4iOS hits the scene, and in the meanwhile, you could grab GBA4iOS 2.0.4 by aiming your Internet browser to: gba4iosapp. com

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