Archives For RetroArch


RetroArch is an open-source multi-system game emulator that is designed to be fast, lightweight, and portable. It is formerly known as SSNES.

Currently supported cores include:

  • bNES, a NES / Famicom emulator.
  • bSNES, a SNES / Super Famicom emulator.
  • Final Burn Alpha, a multi-arcade system emulator.
  • FCEUmm, a NES / Famicom emulator.
  • Gambatte, a Game Boy / Game Boy Color emulator.
  • Genesis Plus GX, a Sega Genesis / Mega Drive, Master System, Game Gear and SG-1000 emulator.
  • iMAME4All, a multi-arcade system emulator.
  • Mednafen PSX, a Sony PlayStation emulator.
  • Meteor, a Game Boy Advance emulator.
  • NXEngine, a Cave Story / Doukutsu Monogatari engine.
  • Prboom, a DOOM engine.
  • SNES9x Next, a SNES / Super Famicom emulator.
  • VBA Next, a Game Boy Advance emulator.




Install RetroArch Emulator:

For Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run command below one by one to install RetroArch:

add-apt-repository ppa:hunter-kaller/ppa

apt-get update

apt-get install retroarch libretro*

UPDATE 2015-05: For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 15.04, there’s now an official PPA for RetroArch. Use below commands instead:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:libretro/stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install retroarch retroarch-* libretro-*