Nintendo tells Github to remove browser compatible Game Boy emulator

While playing older video games via emulator may be somewhat common among gamers these days, the companies that make those games, especiallyNintendo, don’t always appreciate it. In fact, Nintendo’s American division even contacted Github last week with a request to takedown a JavaScript-powered emulator for the Game Boy Advance, as it also included a large number of pre-loaded games. The game company said the Github-hosted project violated their copyrights, and cited both the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and Github’s guide to DMCA removal requests.

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