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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      SuperRetro16 the Super Nintendo emulator that delivers the full console experience.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      RetroX is an Android application that will help you organize and play your own Retro Games with the less possible effort. Put your collection in your device and RetroX will take care of the rest.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      A JavaScript NES emulator.
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    1. The Internet Archive Console Living Room harkens back to the revolution of the change in the hearth of the home, when the fireplace and later television were transformed by gaming consoles into a center of videogame entertainment. Through use of the...
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SegaEMU is a multi-console Sega Emulator. The Sega consoles that are emulated are: * SG-1000 * Genesis / MegaDrive * SegaCD / MegaCD

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, v0.52b, released on November 2003, can be still downloaded from Zophar.net

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Genital is a Sega Genesis/MegaDrive emulator for Pentium DOS machines.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 1.2.0, was released on June, 2001. It can be still downloaded from the Zophar.net

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    2. Gens+ REWiND! is an Emulator with added support for real-time rewinding!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      MEGASIS is Genesis/MegaDrive emulator for Windows95/98.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 0.06a, released on April 2001, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. retroDrive is Sega Genesis and Sega 32X emulator, formerly "GenSX", formerly "Vegas", this was the public's first 32x emulator ever.
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    4. DebuGens is a modified version of Gens by Fuzzbuzz. It offers dumps for the ROM, RAM and YM2612 channels for debugging purposes, along with Tile Layer Pro palette creation and layer toggling options.
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