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PlayStation 2 Emulator for the PC and Android

It’s riddle43, back with some gaming news for all of you emulator fans out there. Today I’m talking about Play! a PlayStation 2 Emulator for Android and PCSX2, a PlayStation 2 Emulator for PC.

Now there has been some real good progress on the PCSX2 for the PC side, with some new developments.

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“Hello everyone! Welcome to PCSX2’s July-August 2015 progress report! Since we were late again we’ll include the first half of August in this report as well. So sit back, buckle up and hold on as we go over the changes that happened in the months of July and August! First we will go over some more magic in the realm of GSdx.”
You can read the rest about the July/August progress report here.

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I just have to say this is a great emulator for reliving some of your fondest PS2 memories with 94.29% game compatibility. That’s 2411 games that are playable at this time so I’m sure one of your favorite games can to be played.

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Now for the Android side of things we have Play! a PlayStation 2 Emulator by Virtual Applications, that is still alpha but it’s showing a lot of promise for PS2 gaming on the go. The latest update brings it to 0.30 alpha and here is whats new with the Weekly Build Update.

Notes / What’s New
What’s New
Weekly Build Update (2015-07-05)
What’s new:
– Complete virtual pad (including analog sticks and L1/L2/R1/R2 shoulder pads)
– Compatibility updates (FFXII should be playable, albeit very slowly on Android)
Coming soon:
– External gamepad support

Description
PlayStation 2 Emulator for Android.
*WARNING* This is still under active development and isn’t yet ready for actual game play.
Please check the compatibility list for information about working games: github.com/jpd002/Play-/wiki/Compatible-games#android

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You can get yourself a copy on their website here,but please keep in mind that this is still a work in progress.  So don’t expect all games to run at full speed and it may be best if you have a powerful Android device as well, to get the best experience from it.

Well there you have it, some PS2 fun just waiting for you to replay to your hearts content.

I’m @riddle43 thanks for reading and keep doing it for the love of the game!!!

 

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6 comments

  1. Ok this is really exciting, the question on my mind is could this be brought over to the Vita? I’ve read countless comments that range from “the vita could never emulate ps2” to “of course the vita can emulate ps2″…does this mean there’s at least hope for our beloved vita?

  2. riddle43

    i hate to say it but prob not the vita does not have the power needed to run a proper PS2 emu. but with the hacks coming out for the PS4 maybe we could see it there someday.

  3. On the current absolute best android system, I wonder how well a PS2 emulator will run if its progress was as far as PCSX2 is.

  4. Well it is not saying much but my gamestick (I know not a “high end” device” struggles with Dreamcast which is less system resources hungry and further along but I’m sure this has great potential!!

  5. I like trucks go boom boom!

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