DS Emulation - How Much is Possible?

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  1. Sh!fT_23
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    Does anyone know if there is any way that the DS would support homebrew emulation for some of the newer previous generation of console games, like N64, GameCube or even PSX?
    Does the DS simply not have enough computing power or not enough of the memory requirements to do this?

    Also, (probably a really really stupid question but whatever) is there any possibility of being able to put PSP games on the DS or will the hardware be lacking or porting impossible?

    Pre-emptive thanks to anyone able to (or willing to lol) answer my odd questions that everyone else probably already know the answers to. Cheers.

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    nope...no chance.n64 gamecube psx and psp have more built-in ram and processing power.....
     
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    The limit of DS emulation is the 16 bit era consoles. It's impossible to emulate something more powerful then the thing your emulating it on.
     
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    I cannot believe someone is asking this again.

    I know you're just curious but these questions have been asked, answered, and rebuked.
     
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    Nope =X
     
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    Soz JKR, I was looking at a few threads and I couldn't find any really telling me what I wanted to know.

    Anyway, thanks to all that replied, now I know.

    - Sh!fT
     
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    Why can't we run PS3 games on our DS?

    IT DOESN'T HAVE THE POWER!!! STOP N00BS!!! LOOK AT THE STICKIES!!
     
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    Two separate stickied topics would have been a good place to start:
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=55031
    http://gbatemp.net/index.php?showtopic=50738

    Keep in mind that your cell phone is likely to be more powerful than the DS. It's not a beefy machine. The PSP is several times more powerful than the DS, and it has trouble emulating the N64, and that's when using an emulator made directly for the system by a guy who previously wrote an N64 emulator and knew what he was doing.

    In short, what you're asking for isn't possible. NeoDS and jEnesisDS are probably good indications of the current limits.
     
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    Wow, thats surprising. I would have thought the DS was a bit more powerful than that considering it's dual proccesor at least (but then again what do I know).

    Anyway, thanks for the help.

    - Sh!fT
     
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    Topic closed.
     
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