RetroArch Wii U (Question)

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  1. huma_dawii
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    huma_dawii GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I've using RetroArch for Android, BlackBerry 10, 3DS.. is there a way we ever gonna see it on Wii U(not vWii).

    It would be awesome, Wii U is powerful enough to get PS1 and even PS2 I think.
     
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    People are working on it, I believe. I've heard multiple people say that, but, yeah. It's possible.
     
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    Awesome!!!! Thank you!!
     
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    So far I know that @QuarkTheAwesome is working on that.
    I'm not aware if there is someone else involved on it or not, but at least I know he's unto it. :P
     
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    Not sure about how likely ps2 is, decent powered PCs have trouble with many ps2 games so a far less optimized emulator port for a less powerful system will probably not run well
     
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    As @bi388 said, prolly not PS2. I'd love to see a proper PS1, DS, and PSP emulator ported though if it is possible. That will most likely depend on IOSU though. Not for any other reason than IOSU will attract the scene that encourages ports of emulators and software, rather than just piracy homebrew.
     
  7. 7Robins

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    I mean technically we already can do a tiny bit of emulation, by using VC titles and injection, but it's far from polished.
     
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    DS wouldn't be too much of an issue, N64, Snes, GBA, and even PSP, since PPSSPP doesn't have ridiculous requirements to run.
     
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    I can see a PSP emulator working on Wii U, depending on the game of course.
     
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    Even my crappy old laptop handled PPSSPP very well, hahaha
     
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    Yeah, I can see it being ported to Wii U :P
     
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    Can confirm I'm working on a RetroArch-style thing. Worth noting that it isn't actually RetroArch (too many things to port) but it works on the same cores. Winter vacation is coming up for me, so I'm going to be working on it a lot more. Have a link.
     
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    Let's all open up a Kickstarter for Quark to reach the amount of money required to pay him until winter. Winter vacations on July! :D
     
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    "Winter is coming. xD and I'm ready to code" LOL loved that

    thank you very much! :D

    EDIT:

    I just checked the link, it looks beautiful, I wish I knew how to code T.T for anything, even Pebble xDDDD
     
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    I know it's not really the place to ask this, but since it's been brought up how likely is a psp emulator exactly? I know the wiiU is most likely powerful enough, but would architecture differences be enough of a problem in this case to stop it from happening?
     
  16. Marko76

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    A psp emulator would be awesome on wiiu if it played games near perfectly that is.