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Mednafen Multi-System Emulator Port for PS3 is Now Available


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205w ago - Homebrew developer Robo Hobo has released a PS3 port of Mednafen today, which is a multi-system (NES, GB, GBC, GBA, SMS, GG) emulator for the PlayStation 3 GameOS.

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To quote: Currently Mednafen only supports zipped roms, as there was a bug with unzipped roms (fix coming soon). Future versions should have PC Engine and PC Engine CD, as well as Atari Lynx, Neo-Geo Pocket and WonderSwan.

This is a port of the Mednafen Multi-System emulator to the Sony PlayStation 3.

Mednafen PS3 Features:
• Emulates NES GB GBC GBA SMS GG
• Load uncompressed or zipped images
• Save and load save ram and save states
• File browser, place your games on a USB drive, or FTP them to the internal drive
• Fast forward

The first time you load a game for a system, you will be asked to configure the controls, you can reconfigure them later by pressing L3 + R3.











Future:
• PCE and PCE CD support
• Neo-Geo pocket, Atari Lynx and Wonder Swan support
• Better user interface
• Other features

Use:
• File Menu
• Up and Down to Scroll the list by 1
• Left and Right to scroll the list by a page
• Cross: Select File or directory
• Circle: Go to previous directory

In Game:
• Tilt the right stick to the right for fast forward
• R3 to open settings menu
• Hold L3 + L2 to save state
• Hold L3 + R2 to load state
• Hold L3 + R3 to redefine controls

Settings Menu:
• Up and down to choose setting
• Left and right to change the current settings value

Thanks to:
The original author of Mednafen, and all of the emulators it contains.
The people who make the PS3 JailBreak possible.







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hacked2123's Avatar
#67 - hacked2123 - 204w ago
r58 Start local two-player support for consoles (SMS, NES, PCE).

Currently all players share the same button map as player 1.

PS3 News's Avatar
#66 - PS3 News - 204w ago
More Mednafen updates...
r45 Mednafen-wip test - not worth using right now, just here for clean copies
r44 Edited wiki page Bugs through web user interface.
r43 Add simple sdl version of system code, for better testing
r42 More maintenance

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#65 - PS3 News - 204w ago
Another Mednafen update and more changelogs:
r41 Some maintenance
r40 Add FPS counter to gambatte and nestopia Move timing functions out of emulators and into system library
r39 Add small font Pressing circle at top of file browser no longer hangs PS3 Frame rate counter in mednafen
r38 Edited wiki page Bugs through web user interface.
r37 Edited wiki page Bugs through web user interface.
r36 Edited wiki page Bugs through web user interface.
r35 Bugs/Issues list
r34 Clean up bookmark display
r33 Alias left stick to dpad.
r32 Display log when mednafen fails to load game. Might not be too readable right now.
r31 Hopefully fix longstanding File browser issues!

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#64 - PS3 News - 204w ago
Another update and more mike_k changelogs:
r30 Move mednafen input configure text toward the left
r29 Increase scroll speed in file list Fix XMB responsiveness in setting menu
r28 Add save state confirmation to mednafen (may not on all systems) Move state buttons to R2 and L2 in gambatte and nestopia
r27 all: Add reset option
r26 Add reload game to nestopia and gambatte
r25 Remove obsolete vsync option, it's always on now
r24 Add descriptions to settings menu.

aries2k6's Avatar
#63 - aries2k6 - 205w ago
Wow, revision 23 already? I just tried rev7 so we have GBA and PCE support already? That's great.

This is turning into a real nice multi-emulator. I wonder if there is pre 3.41 support. I've been running into problems getting stuff to work right on a PS3 with FW 3.15.. quite a few things have asked me to update to 3.41.

Anyways, great work on this emulator.

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