Gamesome Frontend

Gamesome Frontend


This is NOT an emulator and games are not included!!!
Before badly rating this app, read the support wiki or contact me if you have any problem.

The Gamesome Frontend is the first emulation frontend for Android!
This app will keep your roms organized, all you have to do is put your roms in separate folders - one for each console - and Gamesome Frontend will do the magic for you! Gamesome will identify each game in your collection*, download its cover, title and some further information. Once the scan is complete, you can view your collection in two different ways: as a grid of boxarts or as a list, with a side panel containing game informations. You can even search a game through your collection by title.

What makes Gamesome great, is its capability to launch your games with your favorite emulator**! One unique and fancy interface will handle all your games!

Since version 1.05.1 the app is developed on a Nvidia Shield kindly offered by Nvidia USA itself, and future updates will enhance controller support!

List of supported platforms and emulators:***

- Atari 2600 (A2600.EMU, RetroArch, Ataroid)
- Atary Lynx (RetroArch)
- Bandai Wonderswan/Color (RetroArch)
- Colecovision/MSX (MSX.EMU)
- Commodore 64 (C64.EMU)
- M.A.M.E. (RetroArch)
- Nintendo (NES.EMU, RetroArch, NESoid)
- Nintendo 64 (Mupen64AE+, Mupen64AE+ free, Supern64, RetroArch, N64oid)
- Nintendo DS (DraStic, RetroArch)
- Nintendo Game Boy/Color (GBC.EMU, RetroArch, GBCoid)
- Nintendo Game Boy Advance (GBA.EMU,My Boy!, My Boy! Free, RetroArch, GBAoid)
- Nintendo Virtual Boy (RetroArch)
- Super Nintendo (Snes9x EX+, Snes9x EX, SuperGNES, SuperGNES lite, RetroArch, SNESoid)
- Sega Dreamcast (Reicast)
- Sega Game Gear (RetroArch, Gearoid)
- Sega Master System (RetroArch, Gearoid)
- Sega Mega Drive (MD.EMU, RetroArch, Gensoid)
- SNK NeoGeo (NEO.EMU, RetroArch)
- SNK NeoGeo Pocket/Color (NGP.EMU, RetroArch)
- Sony PlayStation (ePSXe, RetroArch)
- Sony PSP (PPSSPP)
- Turbografx 16 (PCE.EMU, RetroArch)

IMPORTANT: Games and emulators are not included in this app. I also am not supporting or endorsing any of the software above.

Support Wiki (work in progress): http://wiki.gamesomeapp.com

*: The identification mechanism can identify most of the officially released games for each platform.
**: Gamesome Frontend supports almost all emulators (check the list above).
***: The compatibility list might change, some emulators might be added, but also removed if they are no more compatible, I do not take any responsibility for this.

All the logos, products, and company names mentioned above are trademarks of their respective owners and subject to their own copyright laws, Foreign or Domestic. Gamesome Frontend Emulator is not endorsing either supporting them in any way.

Recent changes:
Full version history here: http://wiki.gamesomeapp.com/index.php/Version_History
Lots of fixes
Other minor fixes
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About Gamesome Frontend
This is NOT an emulator and games are not included!!!
Before badly rating this app, read the support wiki or contact me if you have any problem.

The Gamesome Frontend is the first emulation frontend for Android!
This app will keep your roms organized, all you have to do is put your roms in separate folders - one for each console - and Gamesome Frontend will do the magic for you! Gamesome will identify each game in your collection*, download its cover, title and some further information. Once the scan is complete, you can view your collection in two different ways: as a grid of boxarts or as a list, with a side panel containing game informations. You can even search a game through your collection by title.

What makes Gamesome great, is its capability to launch your games with your favorite emulator**! One unique and fancy interface will handle all your games!

Since version 1.05.1 the app is developed on a Nvidia Shield kindly offered by Nvidia USA itself, and future updates will enhance controller support!

List of supported platforms and emulators:***

- Atari 2600 (A2600.EMU, RetroArch, Ataroid)
- Atary Lynx (RetroArch)
- Bandai Wonderswan/Color (RetroArch)
- Colecovision/MSX (MSX.EMU)
- Commodore 64 (C64.EMU)
- M.A.M.E. (RetroArch)
- Nintendo (NES.EMU, RetroArch, NESoid)
- Nintendo 64 (Mupen64AE+, Mupen64AE+ free, Supern64, RetroArch, N64oid)
- Nintendo DS (DraStic, RetroArch)
- Nintendo Game Boy/Color (GBC.EMU, RetroArch, GBCoid)
- Nintendo Game Boy Advance (GBA.EMU,My Boy!, My Boy! Free, RetroArch, GBAoid)
- Nintendo Virtual Boy (RetroArch)
- Super Nintendo (Snes9x EX+, Snes9x EX, SuperGNES, SuperGNES lite, RetroArch, SNESoid)
- Sega Dreamcast (Reicast)
- Sega Game Gear (RetroArch, Gearoid)
- Sega Master System (RetroArch, Gearoid)
- Sega Mega Drive (MD.EMU, RetroArch, Gensoid)
- SNK NeoGeo (NEO.EMU, RetroArch)
- SNK NeoGeo Pocket/Color (NGP.EMU, RetroArch)
- Sony PlayStation (ePSXe, RetroArch)
- Sony PSP (PPSSPP)
- Turbografx 16 (PCE.EMU, RetroArch)

IMPORTANT: Games and emulators are not included in this app. I also am not supporting or endorsing any of the software above.

Support Wiki (work in progress): http://wiki.gamesomeapp.com

*: The identification mechanism can identify most of the officially released games for each platform.
**: Gamesome Frontend supports almost all emulators (check the list above).
***: The compatibility list might change, some emulators might be added, but also removed if they are no more compatible, I do not take any responsibility for this.

All the logos, products, and company names mentioned above are trademarks of their respective owners and subject to their own copyright laws, Foreign or Domestic. Gamesome Frontend Emulator is not endorsing either supporting them in any way.

Recent changes:
Full version history here: http://wiki.gamesomeapp.com/index.php/Version_History
Lots of fixes
Other minor fixes

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
5 days ago
Please add vertical support
A Google User
Jan 7, 2015
Works well, needs better controller support. Much better than trying to use each emulator individually, but still needs a little work. Controller support is there, but in between screens you have to move your Dpad/joystick in every direction until one of the selections is highlighted. When moving to a different screen, the first object in the main area should be highlighted. Otherwise, a great frontend for an otherwise bare market.
A Google User
Jan 3, 2015
Good app, but not for NES This works great, but for NES it has a lot of issues. It misnames games, downloads the wrong information, etc. Being that the NES is one of the most popular game consoles of all time, this is unacceptable. Hopefully the author can fix the issue because aside from this, its a fantastic app.
A Google User
Jan 1, 2015
Nostalgia not accessable I have Nostalgia PRO installed on my device, but I can't select it as one of my default NES emulators. There is the retro arch option but I don't use that app. Can Gamesome be set to use Nostalgia PRO as its NES emu?
A Google User
Dec 31, 2014
Has potential but... Needs immersive mode and support for more emulators (mame4droid). I also had the issue of box art disappearing after exiting app. I will buy the full version if these issues are addressed but I deleted it for now as I wouldn't use it in it's current state.