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Advanced open-source NES/Famicom emulator based on FCEUX 2.2.3-svn, designed and tested on the original Droid/Milestone, Xoom, Galaxy S2, Nexus 4, Nexus 7, NVidia Shield, and Xperia Play, but works on virtually any device with similar or better specs.

Features include:
* Backup memory and save state support, state files from FCEUX should work on NES.emu and vice-versa.
* Supports ROM-based games in .nes and .unf formats, optionally in zip files
* Famicom Disk System emulation using .fds files (select your BIOS in the options first)
* VS UniSystem support, push Start to insert coins
* Uses FCEU-compatible cheat files (.cht extension) with editing features
* Zapper/Gun support, touch screen to fire, touch & hold outside of display area to simulate firing away from the TV
* Configurable on-screen multi-touch controls
* HID Bluetooth/USB gamepad & keyboard support compatible with any input device recognized by the OS (MOGA Pro, etc.), Wii controllers also supported if running Android 4.1 or lower, all devices support custom key profiles
* Works in any orientation

No ROMs are included with this app and must be supplied by the user. A number of public domain games/demos are available at Transfer games anywhere to your internal storage/SD card and browse to them from within the app (default SD card directory is /mnt/sdcard).

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Visit the homepage at for more info & apps, ports for other platforms, and GPL source code. Please report any crashes or device-specific problems via email (include your device name and OS version) so future updates continue to run on as many devices as possible.

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Recently changed in this version

* Improved hq2x shader quality and speed
* Added Scale2x shader
* Fall back to default save path in internal storage if device has a read-only SD card
* Fixed crashes when handling Bluetooth errors
* Option to enable native external display support (shows game on external display and controls/menu on device screen)
* Misc UI tweaks and option reorganization

Comments and ratings for NES.emu
  • (51 stars)

    by mattwilson1 on 01/07/2012

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  • (51 stars)

    by Gabriel Feliciano on 06/08/2014

    This is the best NES emulator for Android!

  • (51 stars)

    by Mark Gunnell on 04/08/2014

    Overall, this is an excellent emulator. It plays games flawlessly, and has several more features than other nes emulators. And it has Zapper support which is a plus. The only problem is there is no rapidfire option for the on-screen controller buttons. For a 5-star rating, please add an on/off turbo switch for the existing A/B buttons; or add optional "X" and "Y" buttons that can be mapped to t

  • (51 stars)

    by Ben Lesh on 03/08/2014

    Works great.

  • (51 stars)

    by Larry Lopez on 21/07/2014

    Sorry for the bad review before, Robert. It turns out it was google keyboard that was messing with the performance of the emulator. Although you STILL never responded to me. Had to figure it out myself. This emulator is pretty much perfect. It's by far the best Nes emulator in the play store. Just be careful if you have google keyboard installed. It could cause some lag issues.

  • (51 stars)

    by Andrew Youngblood on 21/07/2014

    In conjunction with a wiimote app (on an non-rooted tablet mind you), this app is the easiest, fastest, NES emu solution for peeps with old wii remotes laying around collecting dust (not to mention other compatible bluetooth controllers). I much prefer the emu speed and bluetooth connectivity of this app to others that might have a more polished looking interface, and or other fluffy features (lik

  • (51 stars)

    by Matthew Pike on 21/07/2014

    Loved this on my acer tablet. Purchased a new galaxy tab 4 and I can't connect my wii remote. If this cam be fixed it'll be five stars again.