iPhone N64 Emulator

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"A couple of movies of a great-looking iPhone Nintendo 64 emulator have been posted online, which makes us want to pull our N64's out from under the bed and dust off the old carts.

The app's called 3G4 and has been created by a 14-year-old would you believe? There are a few bugs that the child is working on removing but it looks promising from where we're sitting."

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http://www.computerandvideogames.com/article.php?id=229016

Looks promising, if it comes to anything!
 

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Proves that the younger generation aren't all going down hill
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Meh, I'm skeptical. I find hard to believe there's a genious kid programmer out there. A "look at me - i duz n64 emolaetors on iphunz" kid sounds more realistic.
 

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deanxxczx said:
Proves that the younger generation aren't all going down hill
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Only most of us. I personally have not played any emulators on the iPhone but I cannot see myself being comfortable with the controls on the screen. I know it is the only way but does anyone know what it feels like for other emulators.
 

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Edgedancer said:
deanxxczx said:
Proves that the younger generation aren't all going down hill
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Only most of us. I personally have not played any emulators on the iPhone but I cannot see myself being comfortable with the controls on the screen. I know it is the only way but does anyone know what it feels like for other emulators.

me too:.

here the video link for he lazy ones'
 

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RupeeClock said:
Well, the current gen iPhone is actually more powerful than a PSP, isn't it?
Or am I mistaken.

Well there are different versions. The updated versions have a better GPU and more RAM. But the iPhone/iPod Touch is hardly a decent platform to emulate on besides games that have just a D-pad and 2-4 buttons... It would ruin a lot of games even if it were to run 100%... It is doubtful that it would run too many of the N64 games adequately.. Also, it limits multi-touch at 5 points so that would cause a problem on some games...
 

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Neko said:
I think this is fake. Sorry but if it was that easy, somebody would have done it already.


QUOTE(m3rox @ Dec 8 2009, 02:22 PM) Where are the L, R, And most important, Z buttons?

These.

Megaman 4 (or 5, I forget) was terrible enough with the limited amount of buttons it had. I can't imagine playing OoT, Castlevania, or any other game on the iPhone.

Even the N64 emulator for computers lags, doesn't it? How could it possibly be better on the iPhone?
 

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Raika said:
N64 has many buttons, even if the iPhone manages to emulate it the controls would be...
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Yeah, but they were able to get a PS1 emulator on it.
Admittedly it runs REALLY slow and doesn't have the analog sticks, but just saying someone was able to do it.
Also an N46 emulator does seem like it would be complicated, but seems like a sweet idea, I really wish I had an iPhone to test it on
 

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FEFL said:
Even the N64 emulator for computers lags, doesn't it? How could it possibly be better on the iPhone?
Dunno where you got that from. Project64 runs most if not all N64 games without lag and doesn't require too much processing power.
 

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Minox_IX said:
FEFL said:
Even the N64 emulator for computers lags, doesn't it? How could it possibly be better on the iPhone?
Dunno where you got that from. Project64 runs most if not all N64 games without lag and doesn't require too much processing power.
Yeah, I have been running an N64 emulator on my old as dirt computer with only minor lag.
I think if it lags that badly for your computer it might be time for an update
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I don't see how a fourteen-year-old couldn't do this. Anyone with the necessary requirements can cook something up.

Anyone with the time and skill can do it. Whether or not it's great or not depends on the complexity of the programmer, I would think, relative to how much "power" could actually be emulated with what's available to work with. A twenty-year or thirty-year does not automatically make the chances of perfect emulation any higher. Likeliness from experience perhaps, but again, age does not beget experience.
 

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