Boss Rush Banter: Is it Okay to Emulate Games?

On Friday of last week, Nintendo released the next, long-awaited game in the Metroid series with Metroid Dread. Judging by reviews, Twitter buzz and early sales data, it seems that the game is a huge hit and a nice return to form for the long-running series. Over the weekend, a major online publication released an article saying that Metroid Dread runs great on Switch emulators, and suggesting–encouraging–people to illegally download the brand new game. If you’ve been online this weekend and you are into video games at all, you’ve probably seen discourse about this topic. People have come out on both sides of the argument, providing compelling points for each side. With that being said, what do you think? Is it ok to emulate video games?

On the pro-emulation side, the conversation centers around preservation of games. There are tons of games and systems out there that just aren’t…

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