YouTube user turns Nintendo 64 emulator on Android Wear




A YouTube user who calls himself Hacking Jules has a Nintendo 64 emulator been working on the LG G Watch Android Wear Able. In a video he demonstrates how Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time running on the 1.65 “screen of the smart watch.

In the video can be seen that the number of buttons that look come with a Nintendo 64 game, taking a nice part of the screen. When several inputs are to be delivered at the same time, also goes quickly to the half of the screen hidden behind the fingers of Hacking Jules. The G Watch has a single-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 running at 1.2 GHz and 512MB RAM.

The performances appear to be fairly nice. The fps looks lower than in a real Nintendo 64, but not so low that it no longer looks playable. However, the picture stutters here and there. In the video Jules kicks it into the field on Bob-Omb Battlefield where Chain Chomp entrenched. Jules him go under. His demonstration of Ocarina of Time looks equally reasonably playable out. He knows player’s character Link relatively easy and once again move with a reasonable fps by the beginning of next Kokiri Forest.

In another short video demonstrates Jules that he has been operating a PSP emulator on the same wearable. The PSP is clearly more powerful than the Nintendo 64 and the difference in power between the two gaming systems is clearly more than the LG G Watch handle. The game plays Jules, Monster Hunter Freedom Unite, it looks not playable because of the low fps. Hacking Jules contains no information about how users can try it yourself on their Android Wear smart watch.


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