Thursday, 17 March 2011

N64oid emulator for Android review and gameplay video

N64oid for Android: N64 emulation
N64oid, the Nintendo 64 emulator for Android, was released earlier today, and being absolute fans of the console, we figured a hands-on review would be the only fair and just thing to do. You don't want to know how many hours we've spent playing multiplayer GoldenEye here in the Download Squad bunker, and Lee can almost complete Ocarina of Time while blindfolded.

Now -- before you get too excited -- you can't network N64oid for awesome on-the-toilet multiplayer GoldenEye action, but it does play single-player games surprisingly well. Like PSX4droid, it still suffers from some framerate drops and slow-and-crackly sound, but it's still more than capable of playing Ocarina of Time.

If that wasn't exciting enough, get this: if you have a Wiimote and nun-chuck, you can pair them with your Android device and use them instead, removing the need to poke ineffectually at the on-screen virtual gamepad.

Take the jump for our full experience with N64oid, and a gameplay video of Ocarina of Time on our Nexus S test unit.

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