Bug #: 2420
Summary: pSX - An emulator which fully emulates the Sony
Product: Package Reviews
Component: Review Request
Created attachment 930
pSX Source RPM
This is the best multi-platform emulator for the Sony Playstation.
It is not allowed in mainstream Fedora because it's:
a) A games console emulator;
b) Proprietary/Freeware Software;
c) A piece of software which is hard to use legally
due to the need for a BIOS dump from the actual console.
It is the most accurate emulator available and despite being non-free, still
provides a better option for many users than the free alternatives currently
available (e.g. PCSX-df).
It is the only emulator I have used which passes the "Castlevania Picture Test"
and works properly with all of the available BIOS dumps (including Japanese dev
Does not work with ALSA's PulseAudio Plugin, it crashes the program
and this cannot be fixed within the program itself due to lack of
source code access. (Perhaps a wrapper could be made for this?)
Benefit to RPMFusion:
Users will have access to an easy-to-use Sony Playstation emulator which
doesn't appear to be packaged anywhere else!
Additionally, the binaries work on both Fedora and RHEL (with EPEL).
P.S. This is my first [potential] contribution, I'm hoping those more
experienced than I will give helpful feedback (or assistance) for making this
usable. I want to see Fedora compete with other distributions for package
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