Emulators on portable phone/ smartphone etc.

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  1. Lord M
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    Hi to all, i need only to know if the emulators (ds, gba and so on) on portable devices, such as smartphone, tablet, iphone (bleah lol) etc, can uses thei functions with buttons.
    I explain better: i know that you can use the real controllers (like ps3 dualshock) on portable devices, and you can assign buttons (x,o,r1 etc.). But you can assign even the emulator functions? Like, for example, r2 to loadstate and l2 to savestate, or select to load new rom and so on.
     
  2. Davidosky99

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    I have an ipega controller, (but you can use moga controller) that I use with my quad core android and it plays pretty much any emulator existent.
    For Ds use drastic emulator
    For SNES use snes9 ex+
    For nes use john nes emulator(free or paid)
    For gameboy/GBC/GBA use respectively myold boy and myboy GBA
    For n64 use mupen64+ ae
    And for GC if you have a powerful 64 bit device-dolphin
    This is all for android and tested by me it works flawlessly with the controller and with the emulation
     
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    I forgot
    It depends entirely on the emulator, some have them and some don't.
     
  4. TecXero

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    I'm pretty sure RetroArch supports that and it has an Android version.
     
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    fdjgtfjvnvdkgsbd.

    I hate mobile emulation, touch controls in particular are going to be crap-inducingly awful, to try to play some types of genre on.
     
  6. Davidosky99

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    That's why there exists Android controllers like moga or ipega :)
     
  7. Lord M
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    this is what i mean: you know which emulators have this function? Is not great to open menu every time to save/load a state.
     
  8. Duo8

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    Just use retroarch. The frontend has support for custom binds and hotkey binds.
     
  9. Lord M
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    Ok, so RetroArch is safe. Everybody know some other emus that have those settings?