There are plenty of great games released for Android, but thank’s to the system’s openness nature, there’s also room for nostalgia. With the help from proper third-party app, you can play games from classic game consoles like PlayStation One or Nintendo 64 on your Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet. Of course since they’re not designed to support touch control system, you’ll play the game using an actual gamepad. Are you serious? Yes of course guys, just follow our guide below. You won’t regret it.
Please note that this tutorial is also work for Android smartphone. As we mention earlier, you are also require a gamepad with USB cable. PS3 or Xbox pad are good example. You can use either of those controllers. We are also going to teach you how to stream the game into bigger screen, so if you’re happen to own a HDMI cable, prepare it immediately.
Now, you must prepare an additional accessory to connect your USB controller to your tablet. We are currently using the micro USB to USB Cable USB-OTEG Female. It is currently available at eBay. If you want to order it, we suggest you to hit this link.
Make sure that your tablet is running on Android 3.1 Honeycomb. This is important. If the device is currently worked under lower system, then the tutorial won’t work at all. If your tablet is already met this condition, then you can go to Slideme.org and select an emulator that your prefer. The web-page is the house of tons console emulator. Please note before you download, make sure that you’re already read the user reviews. It will give a quick impression on how’s the app works.
When you’re already download and install the emulator, we suggest you to follow the comprehensive tutorial at sleeplessninja. They have tons of guide and tips to make a classic console game running smoothly on an Android tablet. But if you want to find out more detailed explanation, we suggest you to hit this link immediately.
Also don’t forget that every emulator require BIOS file. Sharing this kind of file is prohibited by law and will violate developer’s patent. For that good reason, we decided not to share the BIOS file on our article here. but we’ve got few good tips to obtain it. First off, if you want to grab PS One BIOS, just go to Google search engine and type SCPH1001.BIN. That should do the job. ROMs or PlayStation One games can be found on the emuparadise. Just search your favorite title, grab it, save it on your android device, and load it using your current emulator.
If you’re interested to play GBA games on your Android smartphone, we are also have a great tutorial in here.
Well, that’s all we can tell you right now guys. If you’re facing some trouble with this tutorial, please let us know. Just write down your question on the coment box below and we will try our best to help you.tags: Android, emulator, Honeycomb, N64, PSX