EmulationStation Alternatives for Linux
RetroArch is a graphical frontend for emulators, game engines, and media players.
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- - RetroArch is the most popular Web-based, Windows, Android & Mac alternative to EmulationStation.
- - RetroArch is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to EmulationStation.
Comments about RetroArch as a Alternative to EmulationStationSome users think RetroArch is a great EmulationStation alternative, some don't.Guest
EmulationStation is an interface for retroarch.0Guest
RetroArch allows you to emulate directly using "cores" included with the program and downloadable from their website. EmulationStation does not do emulation, and only acts as a front-end for other emulators installed on the system.4Guest
You need retroarch for emulationstation... they work together not alternates0
RetroArch is core (emulator) but emulationStation is like a interface or GUI.0
MAME stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator. When used in conjunction with images of the original arcade game's ROM and disk data, MAME attempts to reproduce that game as faithfully as possible on a more modern general-purpose computer.Suggest and vote on features
Comments about Mame as a Alternative to EmulationStationSome users think Mame is a great EmulationStation alternative, some don't.Guest
Emulationstation is an interface for mame0
Batocera.linux is an operating system specialized in retrogaming available for your pc and different nano computers like the Raspberry and the Odroids.Suggest and vote on features
Opinions about Batocera.linux as a Alternative to EmulationStationAlmost everyone thinks Batocera.linux is a great EmulationStation alternative.
Lakka is the official Linux distribution of RetroArch and the libretro ecosystem. Each game system is implemented as a libretro core, while the frontend RetroArch takes care of inputs and display.
Opinions about Lakka as a Alternative to EmulationStationMost users think Lakka is a great EmulationStation alternative.
Pegasus is a graphical frontend for browsing your game library (especially retro games) and launching them from one place. It's focusing on customizability, cross platform support (including embedded devices) and high performance.Suggest and vote on features
Mednafen is a portable, utilizing OpenGL and SDL, argument(command-line)-driven multi-system emulator with many advanced features. The Atari Lynx, GameBoy (Color), GameBoy Advance, NES, PC Engine (TurboGrafx 16), SuperGrafx, Neo Geo Pocket (Color), PC-FX, and WonderSwan (Color)...Suggest and vote on features
RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine. It builds upon Raspbian, EmulationStation, RetroArch and many other projects to enable you to play your favourite classic games with the minimum set-up.Retropie has no features, suggest some!
MESS emulates portable and console gaming systems, computer platforms and calculators. The project strives for accuracy and portability and therefore is not always the fastest emulator for any one particular system.
PES is a graphical front end for a variety of games console emulators that has been written in Python which is intended for use on the Raspberry Pi. For ease of use on the Raspberry Pi, PES has been packaged into a SD card image using ArchLinux as the OS together with various...
BizHawk is a multi-system emulator designed predominantly around the production of Tool Assisted Speedruns (TAS). BizHawk focuses on core accuracy and power user tools while still being an easy-to-use emulator for casual gaming.
A front-end or user interface (UI) is the presentation and interaction layer of an app or website. Most modern emulator apps have basic game list UIs that you can interact with using a mouse/keyboard but not a game controller.Suggest and vote on features