Some of the greatest games were the most simple. "Mario 64," "Street Fighter," "Mortal Combat" and "Pokemon" found a balanced type of game play that made reputability fun. In this day and age, this type of game play is rare. These simpler games have been put aside for a more robust online experience. However, if you want a shot at your old favorite games, the following are some of the best ways to play them.
Emulator Zone is a website dedicated to the safety and fun of the emulator community. Find the console emulator you want and the games you need on its website. The install process can be a bit tricky, as most come in a zipped file. You need WinRar to access the file. Then, create a folder for your emulator and game files. Once the emulator is installed, download the games you want. You should able to access the game files directly from the emulator menu.
While it remains to be seen how many games Smart Boy will deliver, heavy weights such as "Zelda," "Pokemon" and "Bomberman" have already been tested. Smart Boy is being developed by Hyperkin, which is known for its savvy eye for retro niche markets in the gaming culture. Plus, with the grandstand reception "Pokemon Go" has received, there's no reason older games won't want a crack at the game that started it all.
Virtual Consoles and Classic Editions
While virtual consoles and classic editions are a great way to experience your favorite games from yesteryear, don't forget you must own a Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One or PS4 to have access to them.