Blast from the past: 10 emulators for Android

Blast from the past: 10 emulators for Android
Ah, the magic of emulators – those neat applications that make software run on hardware it was never supposed to be compatible with! They have been around for quite some time allowing us to play old-school video games on our computers. But now that smartphones have grown capable enough, all sorts of emulators have been developed for mobile platforms as well. Today we're bringing you 10 emulators for Android – emulators that can be used for playing retro video games, but also for getting familiar with computer systems from 30 years ago. Check them out, throw on some games, and have fun! Just don't ask us where to get ROMs (games for emulators) from as we won't tell you.

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13 Comments

1. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

Yeah metal slug rocks!!!

4. SonyXperiaNexus

Posts: 374; Member since: Oct 01, 2012

no school like the old school. old IS Gold

2. jchuamanl

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 10, 2012

No N64 or SNES emulators?

3. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

There out there. They just didn't make the list for some reason.

5. koloss

Posts: 14; Member since: Nov 17, 2012

is there one for psp ??

9. bachelorrn0121

Posts: 57; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

http://www.ppsspp.org/ - it is still in dev.. but some games are working..

6. ocilfa

Posts: 334; Member since: Aug 03, 2012

I'm not sure why they listed ePSXe instead of FPse. FPse is miles ahead easily.

7. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I think this list is incomplete without SNES emulators being mentioned.

11. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

NES too.

8. faisolbauuz

Posts: 121; Member since: Jan 05, 2013

WHat about Psp or nds emu on android there is one out there called ppsspp and dsoid

10. jsdechavez

Posts: 793; Member since: Jul 20, 2012

They can't. Sony had them banned already I guess.

12. faisolbauuz

Posts: 121; Member since: Jan 05, 2013

Lol if sony was banning emulators there is no fpse pcsx2 or ppsspp emulators are legal roms are not

13. reflex62

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 13, 2013

This list was very helpful but I agree with the others there is no mention of NES or SNES emulators. I recently got Jnes for Android and it's great, if there is an update to this article I'd include that.

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