You know a mobile operating system has arrived when developers start writing classic video game console emulators for it. So it looks like Windows Phone 7 has arrived, because a Gameboy emulator called Wario’s Jewels launched last month.

The app features a virtual gamepad, smooth graphics and frame-rates, and a file browser and game information menus that look pretty good on Windows Phone 7.

So far the developer says the emulator can support about 500 different games, and you’ll will be able to add games to their smartphones by uploading them to a server so that they’ll be automatically downloaded to your device.

Unfortunately Wario’s Jewels is not available in the Windows Phone Marketplace. You’ll need to unlock your phone with a developer account or using ChevronWP7 in order to install the Gameboy emulator.

via xda-developers

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