If you wonder how to emulate Nintendo GameCube and Wii games on Android stops doing it: the Dolphin emulator is the app you were looking for and you can run on an Android device like a smartphone or a tablet to enjoy the titles of these game consoles in your mobile device.
“Wii or GameCube games running on the screen of your smartphone or tablet”.
The truth is that Dolphin Emulator has earned a well-deserved reputation as one of the best Nintendo emulators for PC Windows and Linux and Mac that you can download. The one that comes in APK format for Android has to be said that it is not as stable as we would like since it is an Alpha version. However, even though we may find some fault, it is one of the most reliable alternatives to play video game consoles on the mobile.
This is an open source project that began to be developed in 2003. At present there are more than 200 people who have participated in the project and no, it is not associated in any way with the Japanese video game company.
How does this Nintendo emulator work?
This type of programs, if you have played with MAME you will know by far, they work by loading ROMs. In this case it is similar and once you have downloaded the games to your device you must scan them through the Browse Folders function. Loading the files of the games and consulting the list you want you should be able to play.
As for the formats with which it is compatible are the following: GCM, ISO, GCZ, WBFS, DOL, ELF and DFF. Of course, the requirements are somewhat demanding so you may have some problems when trying to configure the program.
Anyway if you find problems with the installation or any other type, the developers themselves have guides that indicate what to do and what steps to follow to properly configure the program, add games and solve any other problems that may arise.
Where to download ISOs and ROMs?
On the project website itself, developers respond to this question in a clear way: from nowhere. You already know that this would be pirate the games so they think that you should turn the games of your console that you have legally bought to the corresponding format to enjoy them.
So you know, here you will find different versions of Dragon Ball, Zelda or Super Mario to play on your mobile device.
Requirements and additional information:
- Minimum operating system requirements: Android 4.0.
- Installing the app using the APK file requires the activation of the “Unknown sources” option under Settings> Applications.