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SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!


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202w 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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#649 - PS3 News - 177w ago
We are now using MU/RS/etc for file attachments... I have now added the links to the post and promoted it to the main page, and +Rep squarepusher2!

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#648 - squarepusher2 - 177w ago
Today the Super Nintendo Emulator PS3 port has been updated to SNES9x PS3 4.4.7 for Firmware 1.92+, 3.15, 3.41 and PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware 3.55.

Download: [Register or Login to view links] / [Register or Login to view links] (Mirror)

Complete changes are detailed below, as follows:

SNES9x PS3 - 4.4.7 (FW 1.92/FW 3.15/FW 3.41/CFW 3.55)

WHAT'S CHANGED:

  • Added new shaders (waterpaint-normalcontrast, waterpaint-normalcontrast-scanline,
    waterpaint-highcontrast, waterpaint-highcontrast-scanline, crt-highgamma)
  • Optimized crt, crt-highgamma shaders - both run now at 60fps at 1920x1080.
  • Reduced lag.
  • Fixed Turbo Mode toggling - works the same now as in 4.4.4.
  • Fixed RSound bug with Windows OSes.
  • Fixed L2 button mapping issue.

BTW, regarding that error above with GCC - that has been fixed.
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#647 - theone1982 - 179w ago
I have the latest version... I can play 2 players on lots games. However 2 player on super mario 3 has just vanished... only says 1 player.. anyone else have issue with that rom?

Koga316's Avatar
#646 - Koga316 - 179w ago
OMG! SNES games look SO much better with the HD Shaders. Can't wait for the NES, Genesis, and VBA emulators to get the Shaders.

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#645 - PS3 News - 179w ago
You will have to check search engines on your own for the game ROMs, as we don't get into linking to such things here.

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