MAME (Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator) is a widely acclaimed software that performs as a virtual arcade machine, enabling users to play and maintain the classic arcade games of yesteryears.
Its main function is to emulate arcade hardware and games, allowing users to play thousands of classic arcade titles from the 1970s to the early 2000s. It reproduces the original game experience, conserving historical gaming gems for future generations.
MAME is committed to accuracy and preservation, as it aims to replicate the original arcade hardware's behavior as accurately as possible, enabling users to experience games specifically as they were intended to be played.
In addition, the software supports an online multiplayer feature through its built-in networking functionalities. Players can challenge each other to classic arcade battles, even if they are distant from each other.
MAME is a free, open-source project released under the GNU General Public License, making it freely available to users worldwide.