Nintendo debuted its DS system in 2004 as its fourth handheld gaming system. There were 1150 titles released for this gaming system. The DS came standard with a stylus to use on its touchscreens and a battery life of up to 10 hours. Some of the more popular games include New Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass, Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars, Chrono Trigger, and Mario Kart DS.

Here are the top Nintendo DS Emulators ever created for Unix:

#1 – DeSmuME (Version 0.8)

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DeSmuME is the best Linux/Unix emulator out there. Definitely worth a try.

Download the DeSmuME Emulator for Linux/Unix

#2 – iDeaS (Multiple Plugins)

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These are Linux/Unix plugins for the Nintendo DS handheld.

Download the iDeaS Emulator for Linux/Unix

The Nintendo DS was a HUGE step in the right direction and made considerable improvements for handheld gaming devices. The battery-life of the DS was long enough for even the most boring roadtrips with your parents.

These free emulators will allow you to play all your favorite games and once you get your hands on your favorite roms you will even be able to play games that you haven’t even tried and some that you may not have ever even heard of.

We are confident that our emulators will blow your socks off. We have searched far and wide to find the emulatores that you have been craving. Feel free to download as many as you want and tell everyone about us. We have also created a social media presence on facebook to stay tuned to our awesome updates.