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SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!


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205w ago - Update #2: squarepusher2 has released several more updates to SNES9x PS3, the Super Nintendo Emulator for PlayStation 3, which are all available for download now HERE.

Update: A new SNES9x r2 binary is now available with changes noted HERE followed by a SNES9x v1.0.3 port by Alex793 which includes some more fixes for those interested.

I got my Teensy++ Thursday and decided to port SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) over to the PS3 as a little exercise to play with the Cell SDK.

It's pretty rough but it seems to work OK. It will load (uncompressed) ROMs off of /dev_usb000.

If anyone is interested, the code is linked above via GitHub with a binary attached below.

Download: SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port / SNES9x PS3 Port Source Code

It's a new port to PS3 LV2 OS based on the vanilla SNES9x source.

To build:

• Install Cell SDK >= 1.92. You know how to find it. Configure according to the install instructions (make sure to set CELL_SDK).
• Make pkg
• Load the pkg and your ROMs onto a usb drive.
• Install on PS3 using your jailbreak device of choice.

Things that suck:

• Lots of SNES9x features are not supported yet. No save states, for example. Most of these are really simple to implement.
• Sound code is rubbish. It more or less works, but you'll probably hear the occasional skip.
• Performance isn't great.
• UI. Or rather, there isn't one.
• So much more.


















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G Sus's Avatar
#679 - G Sus - 93w ago
i can't believe we spend millions developing new powerful consoles. and then spend years trying to get them to play old 8bit games
oh how great it is to be human were all just a little insane, he he he.

Luis ngu's Avatar
#678 - Luis ngu - 93w ago
snes9x v4.4.9 signed by Luis ngu!

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tested and working (+restyling) !

PS3 News's Avatar
#677 - PS3 News - 106w ago
If you search here you will find all of the emulator revisions so no need to reupload them: [Register or Login to view links]

Mitchel12345's Avatar
#676 - Mitchel12345 - 106w ago
Please ReUp!!

PR0r's Avatar
#675 - PR0r - 124w ago
I'm after the snes next emu for MM.. all the links are dead

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