Beetle/Mednafen VB

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Beetle/Mednafen VB
Core info
License GPLv2
Extensions vb, vboy, bin

Beetle/Mednafen VB is a Nintendo Virtual Boy video game system emulator that can be used as a libretro core.


Beetle/Mednafen VB is a libretro port of Mednafen VB.

Feature Support

These are libretro features, not frontend or standalone emulator features.

Saves Save states Rewind Netplay Cheats Controllers API Rumble Sensors Camera Location Subsystem API


Beetle/Mednafen NGP does not support using BIOS image files.


This core has a few options that can be tweaked from the core options menu. The default setting is highlighted and in italics:

  • vb_anaglyph_preset (disabled/red & blue/red & cyan/red & electric cyan/red & green/green & magenta/yellow & blue) (restart): Select anaglyph 3D mode.
  • vb_color_mode (black & red/black & white) (restart): Choose which color palette to use.


The Beetle/Mednafen VB core supports one controller setting:

  • Virtual Boy Joypad: Virtual Boy Controller
RetroPad Virtual Boy Joypad
Retro Dpad.png SNES Dpad.png
Retro Y Round.png
Retro X Round.png
Retro B Round.png NES B.png
Retro A Round.png NES A.png
Retro L1.png
Retro R1.png
Retro R2.png
Retro R2.png
Retro Left Stick.png
Retro Right Stick.png
Retro L3.png
Retro R3.png
Retro Select.png SNES Select.png
Retro Start.png SNES Start.png

Compatibility List/General Issues

Main article: [1]

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