• @GrindingGears@lemmy.ca
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    310 months ago

    Wonder if it’ll be able to emulate a PS2 or N64 game properly. You know, systems that came out 20+ years ago?

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        10 months ago

        No, it’s a hope. So close with the Pi4, I’m hoping this one is finally capable.

        And yeah, actual availability would be nice too.

    • @CmdrShepard@lemmy.one
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      310 months ago

      N64 has unique architecture that makes it very challenging to emulate even on hardware several orders of magnitude more powerful. I’ve struggled to run it on a full-size PC with a 7th gen i5 processor.

    • m-p{3}OP
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      310 months ago

      Emulating those platform is significantly more resource intensive since you need to emulate the entire architecture and interpret the assembly code, while more modern game consoles are running either ARM or x86/amd64 which makes emulating relatively simpler.