vNES: Play Nintendo Games in Your Internet Browser

vNES: Play Nintendo Games in Your Internet Browser

Play all your favorite old school Nintendo games right in your web browser.

There’s a great gaming site called “VirtualNES” that allows you to play your favorite old school Nintendo games from right inside your favorite internet browser.

There’s no need for pesky emulators, Nintendo download packages, or even clunky physical consoles to deal with.

For those of you that don’t have an Xbox or a Playstation 2, or for those looking for a quick workplace gaming escape, this is a perfect fix for a lazy afternoon. It makes for a quick and conveient way to be able to play your favorite video games from either work, school, or home.

“VirtualNES.com is the the premier online destination for playing classic Nintendo Entertainment System games like ContraMega ManBattleToadsTecmo BowlCastleVania and Super Mario Bros. and many other great NES games, whether they be imported, homebrew, or even the elusive unreleased games,” says the site.”

“Unlike similar websites, VirtualNES.com is able to provide you classic NES games legally. We can only provide you with classic NES games that we have an original cartridge of, which have either been bought out of pocket or donated byPlayers Like Youâ„¢. If we don’t have the games in our possession, we can’t have them online,” it adds.

It offers titles from Nintendo’s Game Boy, the original Nintendo console, the Super Nintendo Console, and Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear games. It even offers titles that weren’t released in North America.

Name Description
Homebrew Games These games were made by independent developers and not commercially released.
Pirate Original Games These games are clones of existing games or series that are distributed in Asia.
Translated Games These games have been translated into English from their original language.
Unlicensed Games These games were released in North America by companies not authorized by Nintendo.
Unreleased Games These games were (mostly) finished but not released for any number of reasons.

Some of the more popular titles include:

1. Super Mario Bros. 3
2. Super Mario Bros.
3. Contra
4. Legend of Zelda, The
5. Kirby’s Adventure
6. Tecmo Super Bowl
7. Ice Climber
8. DuckTales
9. Mega Man 2
10. Metal Gear

So how does it work? It’s easy.

1. Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed.

2. Choose a gaming console: Nintendo’s Game Boy, the original Nintendo console, the Super Nintendo Console, Sega Master System, or Sega Game Gear.

3.  Select “Games” from the top right-hand section of the page.

4. Next choose a game based on its title from the the aphabar.

5. Note that each gaming console also has its own “Special Games Sections”, as described above.

Here are a few examples…

There you have it. Now you can play old school Nintendo games wherever and whenever you want.

Stay tuned.

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