VGBAnext runs games written for GameBoy Advance, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Classic, NES, Famicom, DiskSystem, and VS System gaming consoles. It also emulates GameBoy and NES add-ons, such as tilt sensors, light guns, vibration packs, printers, and cheating devices. It replaces VGBA, VGB, and iNES apps removed by Google.
VGBAnext is specifically optimized for Android devices and comes with cheats for dozens of old console games. It lets you save game progress at any moment, or even rewind gameplay back in time. You can exchange saved game states with other users, or play together by using the network play. VGBAnext supports AndroidTV, GoogleTV, and a variety of gamepads, including Xperia Play, Moga, iCade, Sixaxis, Nyko PlayPad, and others.
* Supports full-screen landscape and portrait modes, with many special effect options and customizable skin.
* Supports Moga and iCade gamepads, Nyko PlayPad, Xperia Play, and Sixaxis.
* Supports AndroidTV devices, such as ShieldTV, Nexus Player, and ADT-1.
* Supports GoogleTV devices running Android 4.x (Jelly Bean), such as LG G2/G3.
* Save gameplay at any point and go back to that point once your character gets killed.
* Rewind gameplay 16 seconds back with a single keypress.
* Share your current progress with other users via State Exchange feature.
* Use Network Play to play with other users over WiFi.
* Play with your hardware keyboard, gamepad, touch screen, or accelerometer.
* Record game soundtrack to MIDI files and use them as ringtones.
* On-screen buttons can be freely rearranged.