DraStic - DS Emulator for Android Devices Review

Discussion in 'GBAtemp Reviews & Guides' started by Jaspiter, Aug 9, 2013.

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  1. Runs perfectly on my device. Barely any hiccups if at all.

    63.8%
  2. Runs at a reasonable speed. Could be faster.

    10.3%
  3. Pretty choppy, but still playable.

    2.6%
  4. Abysmal speed. No reason to use this.

    3.4%
  5. I don't need a DS Emulator; I already have a DS Lite/R4/i

    19.8%
  1. Jayro

    Jayro MediCat USB and Mini Windows 10 Developer

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    I run this on my Galaxy SIII, SIV, and Shield Portable, and they all run games full speed. I just find it difficult on the shield because it sucks running anything vertically, but hey - ACTUAL BUTTONS!
     
  2. VPokemon

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    Drastic Emulator for Android is the best android ds emulator hands down.
     
  3. tinfoilfork

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    haven't tried it in quite a while, but i wonder if there are any other ones that run as good now cause back then drasitc was the only one
     
  4. Jayro

    Jayro MediCat USB and Mini Windows 10 Developer

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    I doubt it, DraStic was a "from scratch" emulator fully optimized for ARM processors, instead of an open-source port of a PC-made emulator.
     
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  5. WildDog

    WildDog GBAtemp Regular

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    So far for Android, Drastic IS the best DS emulator. In my Xiaomi mi6 all the games i want at full speed even looking better than they used to.
     
  6. Lilith Valentine

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    I am pretty sure this is common knowledge now.
     
  7. WildDog

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    It is, but i fell like posting my opinion. So i posted my opinion.
     
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  8. Itzumi

    Itzumi Wiccan 3DS Dev

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    it worked really well for me, when I played big bang mini on it
     
  9. KHEOPS

    KHEOPS GBAtemp Fan

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    Drastic on gpd xd
    Fullspeed in sd ( no frameskip) + shader
    Fullspeed In hd ( oc cpu) no frameskip + shader
    L2 ,L3 swap screen
    Megaman

     
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