The Sony PSP portable video game system can be used to play games designed for PSP, obviously, and downloaded games originally designed for PlayStation and PS2. The machine can also be used to run unofficial programs that will allow other games to run on it. One such program is Daedalus X64, the only Nintendo 64 emulation program for the PSP. By installing Daedalus X64 on your PSP, you can turn the machine into a portable Nintendo 64 games console.
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Things you need
- PSP with Firmware 1.50
- USB cable for PSP
Download Daedalus X64 from the site in Resources and double-click to unzip.
Connect your PSP to your computer using the system's USB cable. Turn the machine on and choose "USB Connect" from the "System" menu.
Copy all unzipped Daedalus X64 files and folders to the "Game" folder of your PSP.
Open the "ROM" folder within the newly-created Daedalus X64 directory and place Nintendo 64 ROM files in it. These can be downloaded from the site in Resources.
Disconnect the PSP from your computer and start Daedalus X64 from the "Game" menu of the console. Launch ROM files by choosing the game you wish to play from the list presented in the program's start-up screen.
Tips and warnings
- Don't download ROM files from sites that aren't compliant with ESA (Entertainment Software Association) protections. These files may be illegal to play on your PSP unless you own the original game. Check for a site's ESA compliance in the site's "About Us" section or by contacting the person who maintains the site.
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