This hack turns an Apple Watch into a mostly working Game Boy Color
Monday, 20 March 2017 Developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan’s latest hack makes running Doom on an Apple Watch look tame, by turning an Apple Watch into a mostly-functional Game Boy emulator (as spotted by Ars Technica).
The emulator, known as Giovanni (named after the infamous Team Rocket villain from the Pokémon game), is built out of an existing iOS emulator called Gambatte. But O'Flaherty-Chan has managed to use that as a starting point and build out the watchOS version from there, although he notes that the Apple Watch lacks support for OpenGL or Metal, which made it a little difficult to write the pixels to the screen.
O'Flaherty-Chan has also managed to cleverly work his way around replicating the Game Boy’s controls using the Apple Watch’s...