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I would like to know what these are!

An **Emulator**  is hardware or software or both that **Duplicates** (or **Emulates)** certain games.
If you watch Game Plays/Walk through's on **YouTube** and Example Such as [This][1] Is A Pokemon Emulator
There A Certain Software that you download to your Computer To Play Games

  [1]: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZtuMl34PfM
Pokemon Emulators are downloadable versions of the RPG Pokemon games
beware those are illegal

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An emulator is a program file you can place on your computer that allows you to play video games. It's essentially a simulator of consoles like the NES, SNES, Sega Genesis, Game Boy Advance, etc.

They allow you to download games (Called Roms) and play them on your computer. They can be downloaded on the internet, but you must do so at your own risk, as there is always the chance of unsafe websites carrying viruses and all that fun stuff.