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Video Daily: SuperNES on iPad

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Apr 2010 20:07 User comments (9)

Video Daily: SuperNES on iPad ZodTTD, the developer behind the Snes4iphone emulator has made a video this week playing Super Mario Kart for the SNES on the new iPad.
Says the developer: "I just got my iPad and the first thing I did was install a build of snes4iphone made specifically for non-jailbroken iDevices. This is the video of the first test. I have 2x scale enabled on the iPad to make it full screen, and I enabled smooth scaling in the emulator. I'm playing Super Mario Kart on my iPad and it looks, sounds, and plays great! This is going to be amazing."

Unfortunately, the emulator app is not available to the public yet, and will likely need your iPad to be jailbroken.

Check the video here, it looks great:

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9 user comments

16.4.2010 22:13

Noob dropped the banana peel in the sand.

27.4.2010 4:55

still doesn't seem practical enough to get and play with

37.4.2010 5:28

Looks great, but looks like it plays like butt with on-screen controls. Some Most games were designed for a controller or a mouse(+keyboard). This is one of those games.

This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 07 Apr 2010 @ 5:29

47.4.2010 6:15

Originally posted by KSib:
Looks great, but looks like it plays like butt with on-screen controls. Some Most games were designed for a controller or a mouse(+keyboard). This is one of those games.
It would be a lot better if there was a way to use tilt-motion control instead of having to press virtual arrow keys. This is where we will see the difference between the HP tablet and the iPad. The Windows based devices will allow for USB periperals, making emulation much more enjoyable.

57.4.2010 14:50

Man, this guy really sucks at Mario Kart. Barely got 1st place on 1st track in easy mode.

67.4.2010 21:29

Originally posted by cart0181:
Man, this guy really sucks at Mario Kart. Barely got 1st place on 1st track in easy mode.
Lets see how good you are playing like that...lol

77.4.2010 21:35
slackdast
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Quote:
Says the developer: "I just got my iPad and the first thing I did was install a build of snes4iphone made specifically for non-jailbroken iDevices. This is the video of the first test. I have 2x scale enabled on the iPad to make it full screen, and I enabled smooth scaling in the emulator. I'm playing Super Mario Kart on my iPad and it looks, sounds, and plays great! This is going to be amazing."

Unfortunately, the emulator app is not available to the public yet, and will likely need your iPad to be jailbroken.


I totally like where the guy says "install a build of snes4iphone made specifically for non-jailbroken iDevices"

Then whomever posted the story added: "Unfortunately, the emulator app is not available to the public yet, and will likely need your iPad to be jailbroken."

Did you bother reading the article? lol

fail.


87.4.2010 22:12

Originally posted by slackdast:
Quote:
Says the developer: "I just got my iPad and the first thing I did was install a build of snes4iphone made specifically for non-jailbroken iDevices. This is the video of the first test. I have 2x scale enabled on the iPad to make it full screen, and I enabled smooth scaling in the emulator. I'm playing Super Mario Kart on my iPad and it looks, sounds, and plays great! This is going to be amazing."

Unfortunately, the emulator app is not available to the public yet, and will likely need your iPad to be jailbroken.


I totally like where the guy says "install a build of snes4iphone made specifically for non-jailbroken iDevices"

Then whomever posted the story added: "Unfortunately, the emulator app is not available to the public yet, and will likely need your iPad to be jailbroken."

Did you bother reading the article? lol

fail.


Can you explain to me how the public will get the app then, as Apple certainly does not allow SNES emulators in the official store. I'll wait.

98.4.2010 3:24

Originally posted by emugamer:
Originally posted by KSib:
Looks great, but looks like it plays like butt with on-screen controls. Some Most games were designed for a controller or a mouse(+keyboard). This is one of those games.
It would be a lot better if there was a way to use tilt-motion control instead of having to press virtual arrow keys. This is where we will see the difference between the HP tablet and the iPad. The Windows based devices will allow for USB periperals, making emulation much more enjoyable.
The SNES had more than just a D-PAD; it had 4 control buttons on the face plus two triggers. I'm sure the iPad can't reproduce this very well no matter what they do. The only way I could see this being playable is if they let you use a DS3 or something...but then you are lugging around a phone, a tablet, and a DS3 everywhere you go!

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