A video game ROM (Read Only Memory) is a computer file or software which contains a copy of the data from a read-only memory chip, from a video game cartridge or a computer’s firmware.
Thousands of ROMs for different operating systems are made available on the internet where they can be easily downloaded; ROMs download is done easily and free of charge on. Video game Emulators for running these ROMs can also be downloaded from the above site.
Numerous ROMs have been made available for e different video game consoles. There are ROMs for Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Super Nintendo (SNES), Nintendo Ds, Sega Genesis, Play Station etc.
The Game is an 8-bit handheld video game console created by Satoru Okada and Nintendo Research and Development 1. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo which was first released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America on July 31, 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990.
The most popular Game Boy ROMs include the following.
- Pokémon Red-Blue 2-in-1(UnI)
- Pokémon-Blue Version
- Pokémon Red
- Super Mario Land (JUE) (V1.1)
- Super Mario Land 2-6 Golden Coins (V1.2)
Game Boy Advance
The Game Boy Advance is a 32-bit handheld video game console designed by the French designer Gwénaël Nicolas and his Tokyo-based design studio Curiosity Inc. The game was developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color. It was released in Japan on March 21, 2001, in North America on June 11, 2001, in Australia and Europe on June 22, 2001, and in mainland China on June 8, 2004 (iQue Player).
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)
Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) is a 16-bit, 4th generation home video game console designed, developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo. It was first released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, then in 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America. It was known as the Super Famicom in Japan.
There are SNES for Androids, Windows, and iPhones. Most popular Super Nintendo ROMs include the following.
- Super Mario World
- Donkey Kong Country (V1.2)
- Super Mario All-Stars
- Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
- Super Bomberman 4
- Street Fighter II Turbo
Sega Genesis (Sega Mega Drive)
The Sega Genesis, also known as the Mega Drive is a 16-bit 4th generation home video game console which was developed and sold by Sega Enterprises Ltd. The Genesis was Sega’s third console and the successor to the Master System. Sega first released the console as the Mega Drive in Japan in 1988, followed by a North American debut under the Genesis moniker in 1989.