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SNES9x (Super Nintendo Emulator) PS3 Port Arrives!


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218w 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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rubixcube6's Avatar
#643 - rubixcube6 - 197w ago
I'll try to post it.. ok its attached.

and I agree, that background you have now is a great peice of art. who did that?

squarepusher2's Avatar
#642 - squarepusher2 - 197w ago
I like the icon but I would like to keep the PIC1.PNG I have now. Could you perhaps post the ICON0.PNG you have so I can see if it fits well with the current background?

rubixcube6's Avatar
#641 - rubixcube6 - 197w ago
hey, I made a new Icon theme. tell me what you think and what to change to your liking if anything. add/remove/change etc.. I thought since this emu has had that icon for so long, I think its time for a new flavor

bobross's Avatar
#640 - bobross - 197w ago
Would be nice if you could switch to 480i or 1080i when your PS3 is set to 720p mode. I don't have the option for any "i" modes just 480/720p.

Getting some really bad combing effects.. I'm on 3.15.

Other than that so awesome, thank you!

Themaister's Avatar
#639 - Themaister - 197w ago
I see. I think I know the issue, but will need some testing on my Win7 partition. We will probably have to add some sort of buffer size option since it is perhaps set too low at the moment. Hopefully this is fixed in next release.

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