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Nintendo NES Emulators

The Nintendo's 8 bit console was Sega's biggest rival for its Master System which was a huge hit as well at the time.

  • Processor: 6508 8-bit (using a custom Motorola 6502 class)
  • Processor speed: 1.79 Mhz
  • Resolution: 256x224 (ntsc) or 256x239 (pal)
  • Colors available: 52
  • Max Colors on screen: 16, 24 or 25.
  • Max sprites: 64
  • Max sprites per line: 8
  • Sprite size: 8x8 or 8x16
  • Picture Scroll: 2 h.v
  • RAM: 16 Kbit (2kb)
  • Video RAM: 16 Kbit (2kb)
  • Min/Max cart size: 192 Kbit - 4 Mbit
  • Sound: PSG sound, 5 channels
    2 square wave
    1 triangle wave
    1 noise
    1 PCM


 Jnes   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.6 (10587 Votes) 
  Another good NES emulator for Windows. Requires a reasonbly fast PC.
 FCEUX   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.6 (6480 Votes) 
  Back again, now open source, ported for Windows and much improved!
 Nestopia   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.6 (6902 Votes) 
  NES Emulator
 VirtuaNES   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.5 (4521 Votes) 
  Relatively new emulator of Japanese origin. An English version is available though!
 Nesticle   Windows / DOS   Freeware          Rating: 8.5 (4171 Votes) 
  It's old and hasn't been updated in ages, but it still rocks!
 NESten   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.2 (1978 Votes) 
  Great NES emulator for Windows.
 NesterJ   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 8.0 (677 Votes) 
  Improved version of the emulator Nester.
 RockNES   Windows / DOS   Freeware          Rating: 7.9 (1197 Votes) 
  Nice NES emulator, but a little slower than the rest. Available for both Windows and DOS.
 Nintendulator   Windows   Free          Rating: 7.7 (445 Votes) 
  NES Emulator
 fwNES   DOS   Freeware          Rating: 7.6 (483 Votes) 
  Probably the most compatible NES emulator available, although it hasn't been updated in ages.
 FakeNES   Many   Freeware          Rating: 7.6 (253 Votes) 
  Nintendo NES emulator
 UberNES   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 7.5 (63 Votes) 
 higan   Windows   GPLv3          Rating: 7.5 (71 Votes) 
  NES - SNES - Gameboy - Gameboy Advance emulator
 80five   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 7.4 (85 Votes) 
  The new version of MarioNES
 MarioNES   Windows   Freeware          Rating: 7.2 (507 Votes) 
  NintendoNES emulator
 Nemulator   Windows   Free          Rating: 7.2 (117 Votes) 
  NES Emulator
 HalfNES   Multi platform   Free          Rating: 6.7 (477 Votes) 
 RetroCopy   Windows/Linux   Free          Rating: 6.7 (123 Votes) 
  Multiple system emulator
 olafnes   Windows   Free          Rating: 6.4 (213 Votes) 
  NES Emulator
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