Nintendo Shuts Down Popular ‘GBA4iOS’ Game Boy Emulator for iOS


You might have predicted this was coming, but popular jailbreak-free iOS Game Boy emulator GB4iOS has been taken offline after Nintendo served a DMCA take down notice to its creator, high school student Riley Testut (via TorrentFreak):


  • I have this on my iPhone and works great. Nintendo needs to figure out what their future holds ASAP. Will they end up becoming another Sega?

  • matthewcouto

    Why don’t they release a “console” app in the App Store and let people buy old NES, SNES, N64 and GameBoy games fort $1 or $2 a piece? I don’t understand Nintendo sometimes.

  • Chrome262

    Yeah they are on the way out if this keeps up. I have a wiiU for my wife, she bought it because of future mario games and Zelda, and even for new Sonic, People have a loyalty to the games.

  • ChrisShield5

    I agree. I think that’s a good idea. I really don’t think they should release new IP on mobile devices other than 3DS, but old stuff would make a killing without canabalizing sales. I could see them making at least 20M, which isn’t much for big N, but still something.

  • einsteinbqat

    How do you backup the app on disk? Have it on my iPhone, but it’s obviously not in iTunes. So how can a keep a copy?

  • Don’t see them pricing games that low. Might be like Square Enix Final Fantasy games that are over $10 on iOS.