PlayStation2 emulator list
Most of these emulators will require a working exploit/chip capable of running ELF files. If you’ve never done this before, check out our simple homebrew tutorial – it covers how to make a uLaunchELF boot disc, and how to run homebrew software and emulators on the PS2 using a USB flash drive.
Super Nintendo emulator
SNES-Station is a PS2 SNES emulator based on Snes9x, and runs many games perfectly with support for save states to a PS2 memory card.
» SNES-Station website
Nintendo (NES) emulator
‘It Might Be NES’ is a Nintendo emulator for PlayStation, but it works pretty well on the PlayStation2.
» imbNES website
Sega Genesis/Mega Drive emulator
PGEN is one of the most impressive emulators for the PS2, has a very high compatibility rate and great speed. PGEN can load roms from a PS2 HDD, and supports SRAM saves and save states.
» PGEN website
Sega Master System/Game Gear emulator
PSMS runs at full framrate and can run plenty of Sega Master System and Game Gear games.
» PSMS website
Neo Geo CD emulator
NeoCD/PS2 is an excellent open source PS2 port of NeoCD/SDL – and can play many of the Neo Geo CD games perfectly.
» NeoCD/PS2 website
Atari 5200 emulator
Jum52 can run off the PS2 memory card using the independance exploit, and does a great job of emulating the Atari 5200 (the 5200 was released in 1982 to replace the Atari 2600).
» Jum52 website
Atari 2600 emulator
PVCS is a Playstation2 port of the Atari 2600 emulator virtualVCS.
» PVCS website
C16/64/128, Plus/4, VIC-20 emulator
PS2VICE is a PS2 port of VICE, and emulates the Commodore 16/64/128, Plus/4, and the VIC-20. Most of the C64, VIC-20 and Plus/4 games and utilities run at full speed.
» PS2VICE website
Commodore 64 emulator
PS2DC64 is a Commodore 64 emulator for the PlayStation2 and runs at full speed with full sound support.
» DC64 website
Commodore VIC-20 emulator
PS2VIC can run almost all commercial VIC-20 software at full speed, with audio, and with USB keyboard support or a virtual on screen keyboard.
» PS2VIC website
BBC Micro emulator
Beebem emulates the BBC Micro Model ‘B’ and runs at full framerate, with basic controller support, USB keyboard support, and 48KHz mono audio.
» Beebem download
WonderSwan emulator for the Playstation2.
» Wonder-Station website