JOHN NESS on Android

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A review of an interesting emulator JOHN NESS for Dandy games. The features of the functionality are considered, the pros and cons of the application are highlighted, and the site for its installation is indicated.


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License Freeware
Compatibility Android 5.x, Android 6.x, Android 7.x, Android 8.x, Android 9.x, Android 10.x, Android 11.x, Android 12.x, Android 13.x, Android 14.x
Supported languages English, Russian

Pros and Cons

  • Original SNES/NES engine
  • High quality image
  • Easy search of game files on internal memory or SD-card
  • Turbo buttons on virtual keyboard can be adjusted (zoom in, zoom out or move to a comfortable position)
  • Compatible with .zip and .nes formats
  • Fully customizable layout
  • Built-in gameplay speed system that slows down the gameplay by 4 times or speeds it up by 16 times
  • MOGA/Bluetooth gamepad support
  • Dropbox support (with John DataSync)
  • A lot of ads in the app
  • Lack of support for video games like Ninja Gaiden 2 and Battletoads

More about JOHN NESS

Almost every child in the 90's and 00's had a Dandy console. For those who remember those days with special nostalgia, the JOHN NESS app for Android has been created. It's now possible to go back in time and spend all your free time playing your favorite games again!

Emulator description

JOHN NESS is an optimized SNES/NES emulator for Android mobile devices from version 6.0. It is very functional and easy to use.

When you start the application, a view menu opens, which displays the folders of your device's memory card. In order to start playing your favorite video games with the application you need to find them, download them from the Internet in a convenient format and save them to the memory card of your device in any folder (the application does not work without downloaded game archives).

JOHN NESS supports up to 99% of various archive rom nes-games. Management in the emulator is standard. On the left side there are up and down, right and left arrows and on the right side there are buttons A and B (start and select).

You can fully customize the appearance of the control: button sizes, indentation, location, transparency. You can use the G-sensor as a D-pad. You can connect a second device such as a joystick or a light gun to the emulator.

There are 9 slots for saving games. You can save the game by pressing the menu button and selecting "Save". The sound quality can not be changed, you can only adjust the volume or turn it off at all. As for the image, you can adjust it: select the frequency of the picture, make the scaling and the desired aspect ratio.

In general, JOHN NESS is a great emulator of Dandy games for Android. You can download the application for free at ODVme.com and enjoy your favorite games of childhood.

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