NES Emulator: Game platforms have evolved a lot, as have games. During my childhood, the best game console was the NES. We spent hours playing Super Mario, Contra, Mega Man.
In this article, you will learn how to relive and enjoy these wonderful classic games on your computer using an NES emulator.
In this one, it’s the same method except that we’re going to be using an NES emulator called Nestopia.
Nestopia download link
Nestopia is the best NES emulator on a computer. It is available on Windows, Linux and Mac.
How then to run NES games on a PC?
Once you have downloaded Nestopia, open Nestopia and Go to File -> Open and select the NES ROM (with the extension .NES) that you want to play.
If you want to play with your controller, Nestopia supports a number of input devices. To customize the keys, select Options -> Input.
Where to download NES ROMS?
There are plenty of sites where to download NES games (ROMS):
Here I put you some direct links to download the most popular NES games.
Super Mario Bros
The Legend of Zelda
Street Fighter 3
The downloaded games will be in .zip format, don’t forget to unzip them with software such as WinRar or WinZip to have the .nes file.