Big deal here is Classic game emulation on jailbroken iPhones and iPads for a long time now, where you find a huge group of nerds, you’re likely to find a team who really want to play classic games. Jailbreak community although fits perfectly into that demographic, so jailbreak tweaks allow the playing of such classic games are far from rare. However, there’s now a non-jailbreak solution that actually works.
NewGamepad is one of the best treatment, and while not needing a jailbroken iOS device in order to run is an important form factor that should be noted front and center, which isn’t the only feature of NewGamepad that should be shouted on. Perhaps, the other more important factor, depending on your point of view, is the fact that this emulator, unlike others, packs supports for multiple classic game consoles which includes (N64, PS1, GB, GBC, GBA, NDS, NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, PSP and more) all in one app. Top on it, NewGamepad is free o use and lauded, meaning the barrier to entry is about as low as it’s going to get for something like this.
For that to get NewGamepad live and running, you will have access to emulation for games from all sorts of the above classic game consoles, and you should have to provide your own ROMs to get your gaming session underway, that app indeed offers direct access to ROM downloads on its own as well.
Getting NewGamepad up and running is pretty easy and far from difficult, as following these steps to get your order playing the old classics on your iOS devices without the need of a jailbreak.
Step 1: Visit iemulators.com/newgamepad on your device.
Step 2: Tap the big controller icon and scroll down to select Install.
Step 3: Once the app is downloaded, navigate to Settings > General > Profile, find the newly added profile and select it.
Step 4: Hit the Trust option on screen that follows. You should now be able to launch the app.
Important: This method may not work indefinitely, as Apple may ultimately block installation of any apps associated with such particular profile.
Accepting that you have no issue with trusting a developer that’s operating outside the App Store and isn’t charging you for their work, NewGamepad is a one best addition to your classic gaming agenda.
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