Emulators on the Wii U

Discussion in 'Wii U - Hacking & Backup Loaders' started by MSearles, Mar 21, 2016.

  1. MSearles
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    MSearles GBAtemp Fan

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    What are the best emulators for the Wii U? Snes, NES, Sega, etc.

    Thank you :)
     
  2. Exavold

    Exavold lol

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    lol
    I wish.
     
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  3. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

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    None. There are no emulators for the Wii U yet. The homebrew scene is still fairly new. Just be patient.
     
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  4. MSearles
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    Not even through vWii?
     
  5. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

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    Through vWii you can use any emulator for Wii. I'm talking about hacking for the actual Wii U itself.
     
  6. DrCrygor07

    DrCrygor07 Italian Wario Ware bootleg©

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    I think that it's not worth the efforts. Why would you need emulators on wii u? You could just get them on pc or mobile phone. I am open to any critics on this.
     
  7. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

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    Not all people have a powerful enough phone to emulate anything above SNES though. And PCs are very expensive if you want anything good.
     
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  8. rw-r-r_0644

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    ..and it's a bad experience using touch buttons for playing
     
  9. Raylight

    Raylight Paranoid Temper

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    Who wants to know?
    Not likely to happen till nintendo stops supporting it so they will leave the exploits alone.

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    I hate touch controls idk how anyone plays that way especially when your fingers start to stick to the screen.
     
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  10. MSearles
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    I thought that already happened. There are only a handful of good games for the Wii U. It's definitely not worth the $300 it costs.
     
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  11. GalladeGuy

    GalladeGuy Freeze Kirby :3

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    That too. The screen is also pretty small on most phones.
     
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  12. Kafluke

    Kafluke GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Umm Cuz this is the wii u forum?
     
  13. DrCrygor07

    DrCrygor07 Italian Wario Ware bootleg©

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    Well I like homebrews, and piracy exists... So you have many better alternatives of emulators
     
  14. hippy dave

    hippy dave BBMB

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    For NES and SNES the official emulators (Virtual Console) would be a pretty good start.
     
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  15. geheim

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    I'd love to have a retroArch port for WiiU :) Wouldn't it be possible now we have a HomeBrew Launcher??
    VC Injection isn't working that good, at least with N64... A real homebrew N64 Emulator would be great...
     
  16. rw-r-r_0644

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    It's not so easy as it may appear. I was trying to port snes in userspace but I gived up after that i seen that snes9x has 50+ files. And I did not find any snes emulator easy to port because most of them, differently than LiteNES (that is a nes, not snes emulator), are heavily platform dipendent with complex build scripts
     
  17. hippy dave

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    Judging by retroarch for 3DS, it's likely to come to Wii u once homebrew is more established, the homebrew libraries are in a more mature state etc. Will take time.
     
  18. brienj

    brienj Trying to avoid getting cancer

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    I have several open source emulators sitting in my development folders, waiting for the ability to use sound on 5.5. Once that's figured out, I will proceed on finishing the ports.
     
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  19. codychaosx

    codychaosx GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    There are several virtual console games that are able to be played through loadiine.