ZSNES

by zsKnight and Demo

A Nintendo video game software emulator for the PC

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: zsKnight and Demo

Release: ZSNES 1.51

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Last revision: Last week

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ZSNES is an awesome emulator for the computer. It has a historical past, dating all the way back to 1997. This software has been around for a while and, in my opinion, is the best emulator to play Super Nintendo games on. Some people think it's too old and outdated, but I'd rather have something that's been worked on for over 20 years than some random emulator I know next to nothing about. Not only do I trust it, but I enjoy using it the most out of other emulators. I decided to download it when I had a craving to play Super Mario World. The game ran great, and it felt like I was back in the 1990s again. It was a total trip to be playing a SNES game on my computer. 

The process of downloading and initially trying to set up ZSNES took me a solid 30 minutes, but once I booted up my first game, I pretty much understood everything I needed to do in order to play SNES titles. ZSNES does support both SlowROMS and FastROMS, which is a huge plus for me. You can also record footage on ZSNES, which is fantastic since I like to make highlight videos on Facebook for my friends to watch. It's helped bring me back to retro gaming. I was tired of having to dig through storage and takeout my original SNES to play old games. It just felt like a chore. Having the ability to turn on my computer and play these old Nintendo games whenever and wherever I want is just an amazing feeling. It's let me appreciate these games in a whole new way. The program supports a variety of different gaming controllers, so you don't have to have an old SNES controller in order to play. It's cool being able to use a different controller and experience these old games with a more modern approach.

Give ZSNES a try if you are itching to jump back a few decades and dive into the nostalgia that is retro Nintendo gaming. Since Nintendo has decided not to port their classic titles to the Switch, this is as good as it will get for now. It's literally a blast from the past in the best way possible. I don't think you'll regret it. 

Allows your computer to become a Super Nintendo and play a vast number of retro games
Features:

  • SRAM Support
  • FastROM compatibility 
  • Several Graphic modes
  • Multiple aspect ratios supported 
  • DMA options 
Reece
Works well enough the interface is a little rustic but emulation is fast, sound is clear and I have not had any problems while using it for the past year or so.
Kayden
Good software. I use this emulator to play all my SNES Games. It works well to play and the games run smoothly and at a good frame rate. Its software that is easy to use and download. make sure you have the latest version on windows before you download. Then your content will work smoothly, like on my pc. I have had no problems and has mad eme enjoy the games i use to play as a kid on my SNES. Thanks alot!
Jamie
this helped me a lot. I couldn't figure out how to save games this helped me extremely thank you! I was wondering how to get the pixels/graphics to where I could enjoy the game. This helped me a lot. Thanks again.
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