Well-Known ROM Site EmuParadise Removes All ROMs After Recent Legal Actions

Massively Popular ROM Site EmuParadise Effectively Shut Down After 18 Years

This may be seen as a preventative measure since Nintendo has taken down NES ROMs from EmuParadise in the past. Companies like Nintendo are using their legal authority to target ROM sites now more than ever, undoubtedly due to the launch of the company's recent Classic-series game consoles. We run EmuParadise for the love of retro games and for you to be able to revisit those good times.

It's not worth it for us to risk potentially disastrous consequences. The company did so by suing the Arizona man that allegedly owns them, claiming video game piracy.

The statement does not explicitly offer a reason for the changes, but does note that "many of you are aware that the situation with regards to emulation sites has been changing recently".

However, EmuParadise founder noted in the letter to the community that a lot of good has come from running the site for more than 18 years.

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The site will carry on in some form, and could well continue to host emulations of certain games going forward, but it's a clear sign that Nintendo's legal actions are forcing those behind such websites to rethink their actions. "Unfortunately, it's not possible right now to do so in a way that makes everyone happy and keeps us out of trouble", EmuParadise states. "We had been thinking about it for a while but (Nintendo's lawsuit) definitely helped us make the decision", the website's owner told PCMag.

"When I started EmuParadise things could have gone either way", the owner added. We've had emails from soldiers at war saying that the only way they got through their days was to be lost in the retro games that they played from when they were children.

While the site's ROM library is no longer available, MasJ does say that they will still be able to provide a database of emulators - you'll just have to find the files to play on them elsewhere. "We'd also love to hear from you in the comments about what you think we should do". The writer of the blog post admits that where the website goes from here is partially up to the users, but they do have "several plans" regarding what happens next.

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