MESS Alternatives

    MESS is described as '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'. There are more than 50 games similar to MESS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is RetroArch, which is both free and Open Source. Other MESS like games are Snes9x (Free, Open Source), ePSXe (Free), Project64 (Free, Open Source) and VisualBoyAdvance (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. Happy Chick emulates more than 18 systems all in one APP, some of the included emulators are FAB/MAME/MAMEPLUS,PS,PSP,FC(NES),SFC(SNES),GBA,GBC,MD,NDS,DC,NGP,WS(WSC),PCE, ONS…etc. More games will be updated in the future...
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Genecyst is a Sega Genesis system emulator released in 1997.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated, but last version, xxx for DOS, released on August 1998, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    2. Gens Plus! is a Sega Genesis / 32X / SegaCD / Master System / Game Gear emulator based on the Gens emulator that has added features.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.0.9.61, released in August 2005, can be still downloaded from segaretro.org

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      1964 is a Nintendo 64 emulator for Microsoft Windows, written in C and released as free software. It is one of the oldest and most popular N64 emulators, supporting many commercial N64 games. With the right plugins, you can play almost any Nintendo64 game on your PC.

      Discontinued

      last update: August 17, 2012

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    3. A revamped version of Gens32. It has a smoother frame rate and an advanced sound configuration system.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ages is a SEGA Genesis, SEGA 32X, and Sega CD emulator. Compare it to your favorite SEGA Genesis emulator and send your thoughts to the authors. This emulator has full sound, and has been built from scratch.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v0.30a, released on July 2002, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • AmigaOS
      DGen is a Genesis/Megadrive emulator, which currently runs under Windows 95/98/2000 and possibly NT using DirectX.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v1.21, released on January 2000, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GenEm95 is a SEGA Genesis/SEGA Mega Drive Emulator.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.19, released on February 2010, can be still downloaded from Sega Retro.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Generator is a Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) emulator.
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    4. Genesis Plus is a freeware, open-source, portable emulator for the Genesis and MegaDrive consoles. Mirror at Zophar's Domain: http://www.zophar.net/genesis/genesis-plus.html
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