The Nintendo Entertainment System hit store shelves way back in 1985 with Donkey Kong and Super Mario Bros. There were too many accessories built for use with Nintendo games to list here. Best known are the infamous power glove, joysticks, flight simulators, game genie, laserscope, power pad exercise mat, r.o.b. robot, and of course the zapper light gun. Some of the top games include the Super Mario Bros. series, The Legend of Zelda, the Megaman series, Metroid, and Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!

Here are the top Nintendo Emulators ever created for Macs:

#1 – Nestopia (Version 1.4.1)


Nestopia is by far the best NES emulator for the Mac OS. Try this one first!

Download the Nestopia NES Emulator

#2 – iNES (Version 1.2)


iNES used to be the best emulator for Macs until Nestopia came along. It’s still a great emulator, so give it a try.

Download the iNES NES Emulator

#3 – FCE Ultra (Version 0.98.12)


This is a great port from the Windows platform.

Download the FCE Ultra NES Emulator

#4 – MacFCEU (Version 0.6.1)


One of the best FCEU emulators out there for Macs.

Download the MacFCEU NES Emulator

#5 – FakeNES (Version 0.3.1)


FakeNES is an open source emulator that was written in C to be compatible with the Mac OS.

Download the FakeNES NES Emulator

This is probably the most memorable gaming platform and console that any of us can remember. People are still making t-shirts and graphics for this remarkably glorious system. The NES was purchased by the saving of earnings from mowing lawns, selling old toys, saving allowances and sometimes saving for a year or more. This very platform taught us about saving and budgeting money.

There are tons of emulators for the Nintendo NES system to play your favorite games via roms you can find elsewhere. The emulators that we are providing for you above are the highest-rated and most-loved that were ever created and probably the best that will ever be created.

Feel free to download as many as you want and spread the word about FreeEmulator.com and its Awesomeness for hours, if not weeks of fun!