Ouya Emulator Guide

By | on May 21, 2013 | Comments

An open-source, low-cost gaming console is the perfect platform for retro-gaming, and the folks behind OUYA seem to agree. There are already several emulators available on the Ouya store. We will jump right in.

Super Nintendo (SNES)

SuperGNES (Free version/$.99 Full Version)

Pros:

• Fastest emulation, best game compatibility
• Includes huge database of Game Genie™ and Pro Action Replay™ codes
• SA1 chip support for Mario RPG, Kirby, and more
• Slick user interface
• Auto-detects games and displays cover art

Cons:

• Does not come with any ROMS
• No store/access to indie developers
• Not ALL roms work (most do).
• Internet connection required to access game saves

Nintendo (NES)

EMUya (free)

Pros:

• Supports nearly all old NES games
• Incorporates an indie game store where indie NES developers can put their games up for sale
• Clean UI
• Atari 2600, Gameboy and SNES emulation will be also be included soon.

Cons:

 Doesn’t currently support SNES, Gameboy, or Atari 2600

Nintendo 64 (N64)

Mupen64Plus (free)

Pros:

Only N64 Emulator on the market at this time.
Supports all the classic N64 games.
Easy to navigate and set-up

Cons:

•Doom64 does not work

Multi-Console

The 1990′s Video Game Rivals Emulator (Available 2015)

Pros:
Stated support for Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Sega 32X, Sega Saturn, Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo 64

Cons:
Not expected to be released until 2015
Very few details announced (student developers?)

 

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