A Nintendo DS emulator for running NDS games
One of the advantages of iDeaS is that users do not need to install the application to their computer, as the package simply needs to be uncompressed and the app is ready to run.
It needs to be mentioned that the application does not bundle any Nintendo DS games, so users need to load their own ROMs in order to start playing. In other words, all those who saved backups of their favorite DS games can emulate them using iDeaS.
Users can rely on their keyboard to play the games typically created for touchscreen environments, and they can also change the dedicated hotkeys depending on their preferences.
Furthermore, gamers can activate the plugins they choose to ensure a smooth user experience, such as the ones needed for 2D/3D graphics rendering, gamepad/joystick, webcam or Wi-Fi. The CPU speed can be increased whenever the games do not run at proper speed, whereas some frames can be skipped.
Another benefit of iDeaS is that it comes with specialized parameters for Guitar Hero and GameBoy, so that users can fully enjoy playing their games.
All in all, iDeaS comes in handy to all those who wish they could emulate Nintendo DS games on their computers, especially since the application is compatible with all operating systems prior to Windows Vista (Vista included). However, support and development seem to have been discontinued, so additional support for Windows 7 or even 8 is quite unlikely.
Reviewed by Giorgiana Arghire, last updated on February 5th, 2013
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What's New in This Release:
- Fixed some bugs in timers emulation
- Fixed a bug in alpha blending between OAM and layers
- Fixed a bug closing the compressed files
- Added some speedup at the emulation
Application descriptioniDeaS was designed to be a Nintendo DS emulator that can help you run NDS games on Windows OS.The touch screen is full...