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Game Emulators

Old dedicated video game platforms from childhood can often be disproportionately expensive for what is oftentimes just a desire for a nostalgic escape from the moment. That’s where emulation comes into play. From multi-system emulation systems such as RetroArch to specialized and high performance emulators such as higan, there are many modern methods to play the games of your childhood without having to break the bank in order to get old hardware.

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    DraStic is a fast Nintendo DS emulator for Android. In addition to being able to play Nintendo DS games full speed on many Android devices it has the following features:


    • FreeProprietary
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    SSF is a Sega Saturn emulator for Windows systems using DirectX 9.0c or higher. The current version claims near-complete implementation of the Saturn hardware, and can also emulate the Saturn-based Sega Titan Video arcade hardware.

    Discontinued

    Author's website not available.

    • FreeProprietary
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    PicoDrive is a Sega Mega Drive/Pico emulator programmed by notaz. It works on windows systems and has the functions that would be expected of a Pico emulator.
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    • FreeOpen Source
    • iPhone
    • iPad
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    The number one Game Boy Advance emulator for iOS is back, and has been rewritten from the ground up for iOS 7.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
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    PuNES is a high accuracy NES emulator.
    • FreeOpen Source
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    AmpShell is a DOSBox front-end for Windows. The purpose of AmpShell is to make you run games in DOSBox with a simple double click. Includes a portable mode with DOSBox already installed.
  2. Retro Virtual Machine (or RVM for short) works natively in MacOs (from version Mavericks 10.9), Linux (any modern distribution) and in Microsoft Windows (from Windows Vista).
    • FreeOpen Source
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    NES emulator for Android phones.
  3. WinDS PRO contains the latest versions of the emulators for the Nintendo, Sega and Playstation consoles for PC including:
  4. Dedicated to nostalgia for many of the greatest game consoles ever made. Thousands of games, full-color manual scans, ratings and reviews, and much more. Whether you’re looking for some videogame nostalgia or just curious, you’re sure to find everything you need.

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    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Windows RT
    • Windows Phone
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    Nesbox Emulator is a multiplatform emulator of video consoles. You can play your favorite NES, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and GameBoy Color/Advanced games on any computer working under Windows 8.1/RT/Phone or directly in the browser.
    • FreeProprietary
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    DEmul is a Sega Dreamcast emulator able to play commercial games.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer developed. Last version, v0.7 280418, released in April 2018, can be still downloaded from the official website

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
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    My Boy! is an emulator to run GameBoy Advance games on the broadest range of Android devices, from very low-end phones to modern tablets. It emulates nearly all aspects of the real hardware correctly.