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What gaming console emulators are available in the latest 11.10 version.

If my english is wrong about gaming console emulator I am referring to Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, Gameboy and others in that genre. What emulators are available to be able to play Rom games for this gaming consoles.

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In the repository there are emulators for lots of different game consoles.

  • DGen Install scite (Sega Genesis/MegaDrive).
  • FCE Ultra Install scite (Nintendo 8-bit emulator).
  • FCEUX Install scite (Another Nintendo 8-bit emulator).
  • MAME Install scite (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator).
  • Mupen64plus Install scite (Nintendo 64 emulator).
  • PCSX Install scite (PlayStation emulator).
  • PCSX-Reloaded Install scite (Another PlayStation emulator, fork of pscx).
  • ZSNES Install scite (Super Nintendo emulator)
  • VisualBoyAdvance Install scite (Gameboy Advance emulator)
  • DeSmuME Install scite (Nintendo DS emulator)
  • gngb Install scite (Game Boy Color emulator)
  • Yabause Install scite (Sega Saturn emulator)

There are also other emulators and compatibility layers for computers and systems, such as Wine Install scite, DOS, Amiga Install scite, Atari, Commodore Install scite.

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Holycow! And I thought I was going to see about 6 or 7 of them. TOPS! – Luis Alvarado Dec 12 '11 at 0:09
Is snes9x not available in Ubuntu? – Luis Alvarado Dec 12 '11 at 0:17
snes9x is in previous versions, but absent in oneric: You can get an older deb here or from debian. Unsure why it's no longer in the multiverse – balloons Dec 12 '11 at 2:56
yes, snes9x is in the repo. I tried both the nes emus, and they both freeze when I try to configure the settings. Are there any other nintendo emus? – user52919 Apr 1 '12 at 1:55
Thanks balloons. I mention this since zsnes is basically abandoned for so long and snes9x is more up to date. I am saying this as a zsnes user that has not yet used snes9x but sees the updates come and come. – Luis Alvarado Apr 1 '12 at 2:01

For users with 14.04+ this is an up to date list of the ones I have tested that also offer a GUI (Quick Save/Load, full compatibility and more), do not need to be compiled (Offer a DEB package) and have been tested up to and including 15.04:

Sega Genesis - Gens/GS (And also in Development Gens/GS2 )

Wii / Gamecube - Dolphin

Nintendo 64 - mupen64plus Which is a package in Ubuntu

PlayStation - pcsxr which is a package in Ubuntu

PlayStation 2 - pcsx2 which is a package in Ubuntu

Nintendo DS - desmume which is a package in Ubuntu

Nintendo - nestopia which is a package in Ubuntu

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Try Kega Fusion it emulates sega megadrive, game gear, mega cd, master system and 32x.

Works great to.

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