In this video, I am covering all five of the available NES cores within Retroarch on Xbox Series X/S! The cores to pay the most attention to are Messen and Nestopia UE but there is really no terrible choice for NES gaming these days. This guide will cover game setup and core options and close on shaders. Relive the 8-bit glory days on your Xbox Series X/S thanks to Retroarch!

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Retroarch Install Guide:

Xbox Emulation Playlist:

Supported Game File Types/BIOS Info:

Mega Man HD Pack:

Time Stamps:
0:00 – Purpose
0:10 – Intro
0:33 – Install Retroarch
1:11 – NES Games Setup
2:27 – Famicom Disk System BIOS Setup
3:04 – Loading NES Games
3:21 – Making An NES Games Playlist
4:04 – Nestopia UE
4:17 – Nestopia UE – Core Options: System
4:38 – Nestopis UE – Core Options: Video
6:17 – Nestopia UE – Core Options: Audio
7:09 – Nestopia UE – Core Options: Input
8:03 – Nestopia UE – Core Options: Emulation Hacks
9:13 – Nestopia UE – Saving Per Game Options
9:28 – Messen
9:53 – Messen – Core Options
14:23 – Messen – HD Packs
17:46 – Messen – Saving Per Game Options
18:05 – FCEUmm
18:31 – FCEUmm – Core Options: System
18:58 – FCEUmm – Core Options: Video
20:03 – FCEUmm – Core Options: Audio
20:44 – FCEUmm – Core Options: Input
21:11 – FCEUmm – Core Options: Emulation Hacks
22:04 – FCEUmm – Saving Per Game Options
22:13 – FixNES
22:41 – QuickNES
23:08 – QuickNES – Core Options
24:33 – QuickNES – Saving Per Game Options
24:47 – Shaders
26:54 – Outro/Support

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