Thanks to “Flappy Bird” and its knockoffs making retro graphics popular again, playing classic Nintendo games like “Super Mario Bros.” is downright cool. Up until now, iPhone users needed to jailbreak their iPhones and install an emulator to play these classic ROM games. But now you don't have to jailbreak your phone. Instead, there's an easy and free way to play these classic NES games on your iPhone—through your “Safari” browser.
You can see what it's like to play your NES ROM games on your iPhone by visiting webnes and playing the free games.
To play your Nintendo games on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you first download the free app“Dropbox”. “Dropbox”, for anyone who doesn't know, is a free app that easily helps you access your documents, photos, videos, Nintendo games, and anything else that you store on your computers, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and even the “Dropbox” website—from anywhere in the world.
After your Nintendo ROM library appears in “Dropbox”, just log on at webnes, tap on the “plus” button to navigate to your Nintendo library of NES games, select the Nintendo ROM game that you want to play and start playing!
For those who haven't had their fill of “Flappy Birds” and are hungry for more games with similar modes of play, here are the most popular clones that run on iPhone iPad and iPod Touch:
“Splashy Fish – The Adventure of a Flappy Tiny Bird Fish”, is just like “Flappy Birds”. Rather than a fish fly, a bird jumps, however. There are awesome treasures to find along the way and cool trophies to win. This app is free to download at the App Store.
“City Bird – Flappy Flyer” is a game about a hungry bird that flies between skyscrapers and catches seeds to eat between the vertical buildings. This “Flappy Birds” facsimile carries a tribute to “Flappy Bird” creator, Dong Nguyen. This app is free to download at the App Store
“JetPack Turtle – Splash Flyer” is an app where you help a jetpack-equipped turtle fly between two stone vertical, square towers. Unlike, “Flappy Birds”, you have 3 lives. This app is free to download at the App Store.
“Splashy Fish – The Adventure of a Flappy Tiny Bird Fish” is compatible with Game Center, requires iOS 5.0, is compatible with iPad and iPod Touch—and is optimized for iPhone 5.
“City Bird – Flappy Flyer” supports Game Center, requires iOS 5.0+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.
“JetPack Turtle – Splash Flyer” supports Game Center, requires iOS 4.3+, is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and is optimized for iPhone 5.
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