How To Play Nintendo Games Via Safari [No JB Required]

Most of you probably played some awesome games from Nintendo games on Atari or any other old device.. I remember playing Super Mario on Atari, it was a very good days and right now and as technology is here and everything is changed, I always wished to find anyway to play these awesome Nintendo games on my iPhone/iPad and iPod Touch... But how ?? Somebody has put together a website that allows you to play NES ROMs directly from Mobile Safari, no jailbreak required.

The website is called webNES and it simply allows users to link a Dropbox account to load their favorite NES ROMs and play them right from the browser. We've tested the website and it is working fine and contains many group of Nintendo games that you will be happy to find them..

The emulator features a built in soft-controller, and the games can be played in either portrait or landscape mode. Check out the following video review:

To use webNES, you’ll need to go to via your mobile browser, as it won’t allow you to use a normal desktop browser (though I’m sure that can be easily worked around). There are a couple of built-in generic games, but you probably don’t care much about them. Once at the main webNES interace, you can tap the ‘+’ sign in the upper right-hand corner to link your Dropbox account. Your Dropbox account will need to contain an NES rom to add to webNES. Once you add your NES rom, simply tap on the name of the game to play.
You can link your dropbox account to load ROMs for games that you own.

The experience is very jittery at times, but for a game running in the stock Safari browser, it’s still a sight to be seen in person. I highly recommend that you try this out if you have any legit NES ROMs laying around.

As far as sound goes, you won’t get any sound out of your iPhone’s speaker, but sound does work when you hook up a pair of headphones. Like the gameplay itself, sound was a bit choppy, as the games don’t exactly run at 100% speed.
Apparently, webNES works with any mobile browser, not just Safari, so if you’re running an Android device, you can join in the fun as well. Ultimately this won’t be something you can use to really play games due to its choppiness, but it’s a cool technical demo nonetheless. Hopefully whoever is behind the project will continue to improve it, and make it into something that’s useable long-term. What do you think about this awesome browser-based emulator? Pretty cool, no?

And this is how it looks like on the iPad: 
What do you think guys ?


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