If you like retro games then there are plenty of emulators available in the Play Store which can run the good old classic games on your Android device including Tekken 3, Contra and Super Mario. Some of them are available for free while others are paid and can be downloaded for few dollars. Our list includes following emulators:
1. Classic Boy:
ClassicBoy is an all in one emulator and supports gestures and sensors. It has ability to run PlayStation 1, GameBoy Advance, Gameboy Classic, GameBoy Color, NES, Sega Genesis and Nintendo 64 games. It allows repositioning of graphic buttons on the screen, external keyboards via mapping, custom game video size and filtering, Audio reverb, game state auto save and many more features. It is not the best player out there but is the best free emulator with large roaster of supported games.
2. DraStic DS Emulator:
DraStic DS is a Nintendo DS emulator available for Android and has ability to play almost all the Nintendo DS games in full speed with good graphics. DraStic DS supports custom screen sizes for portrait and landscape modes, full support for add on controllers like Nvidia Shield, savestates can be used to save progress and also save it on cloud using Google Drive, increase emulation speed and many more.
3. FPse for Android:
Best PlayStation One emulator available out there on play store and has been downloaded by more than 500000 user inspite of being an paid application. It renders PSOne gamed using OpenGL in high resolution which results in excellent graphics. Following are features of this emulator Real time save states, Audio track emulation, force feedback, Analog stick simulation, compatiblity with G-Sensor, Touchscreen and Hardware keys, Exclusive automatic cheats search engine which makes experience really fun.
4. My Boy:
My Boy is a top rated Game Boy Advance emulator on Google Play Store. It has great compatibility with all the GBA games but doesn’t supports GBC games and users have to use My OldBoy for playing GBC games. Emulation speed is fast and flawless so battery drainage is least, supports Gyroscope and Solar sensors and no BIOS file is needed for High-level BIOS emulation.
It is a dedicated PSP emulator and works best in its category, Games are needed to be in ISO and CSO format for being played on this emulator and modern Android devices are recommended because there are still issues with ARMv6 based devices. Games that will work with PPSSPP are Persona 2 & 3 portable, Dragon ball Z, Soul Caliber, GTA, Tekken, Final Fantasy and the list goes on. There is also a gold version of PPSSPP available which is free of advertisements and promises future support.