"Old MegaDrive/Genesis games can provide hours of fun
on even modest PCs. In this article we take a look at some of the
emulators that are available for Ubuntu.
"I gave up trying to keep my PC spec'ed up with the demands of
modern games long ago. My laptop, which is several years old now,
does all the word processing, emailing, developing and web browsing
I could want, and I have no interest in spending several hundred
(or thousand) dollars on a system to play Modern Warfare 2. Thats
why I have an XBox 360.
"Still, it is nice to take a break every now and then and test
my reflexes against some invading alien hoards. Some of the best
games for this 5 minute fix aren't new, but are in fact classics
from my childhood that were played on the old Sega MegaDrive /
"These old console games can be easily found on the web, and
there are a number of emulators that allow you to play the ROMs on
your PC. I have used many of these emulators in Windows with great
success, so I thought I would see what the options are for Linux
and Ubuntu users."
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