Apple approves controversial Commodore 64 emulator only to remove it days later, after users find a work-around to access the BASIC interpreter.
Apple rejected a fully licensed emulator of the venerable Commodore 64 (C64) based on the SDK rules that specifically prohibit interpreted or executable code.
Retro gaming on the iPhone continues to go from strength to strength, with a version of classic SNES shooter Earth Defense Force just out, and an official Amiga emulator on the way.
An iPhone app that emulated the Commodore 64 has been rejected by Apple's App Store on the grounds that it emulates the Commodore 64. We examine why
The Commodore 64 emulator application for iPhone was pulled from the App Store by Apple in September for leaving its BASIC interpreter intact and accessible via a backdoor. This week the app has returned after some major work by Manomio.
Why waste time playing sucky, decades-old Commodore 64 and Super Nintendo games when their modern counterparts are infinitely superior?