Nintendo - Game Boy Advance (gpSP)¶
gpSP is a Game Boy Advance emulator based on notaz' fork of gpSP with additional codebase improvements.
The gpSP core has been authored by
The gpSP core is licensed under
A summary of the licenses behind RetroArch and its cores can be found here.
Content that can be loaded by the gpSP core have the following file extensions:
RetroArch database(s) that are associated with the gpSP core:
Required or optional firmware files go in the frontend's system directory.
|gba_bios.bin||Game Boy Advance Image - Required||a860e8c0b6d573d191e4ec7db1b1e4f6|
Frontend-level settings or features that the gpSP core respects.
The gpSP core's directory name is 'gpSP'
The gpSP core saves/loads to/from these directories.
Frontend's Save directory
- 'content-name'.sav (Cartridge backup save)
Frontend's State directory
- 'content-name'.state# (State)
Geometry and timing¶
- The gpSP core's core provided FPS is 59.72750057
- The gpSP core's core provided sample rate is 65536 Hz
- The gpSP core's core provided aspect ratio is 3/2
The gpSP core supports the following device type(s) in the controls menu, bolded device types are the default for the specified user(s):
User 1 device types¶
- None - Doesn't disable input.
- RetroPad - Joypad
- RetroPad w/Analog - Joypad - There's no reason to switch to this.
|User 1 Remap descriptors||RetroPad Inputs|
|Activision Anthology||Freezes when entering a game.|
|Banjo-Kazooie - Grunty's Revenge||Black screen during developer logo. Resets when Banjo leaves his house.|
|Boktai Trilogy||The solar sensor is not emulated.|
|DemiKids - Light/Dark Version||Crashes when entering a battle.|
|Digimon Racing (Europe)||Freezes during the intro.|
|Dragon Ball Z - The Legacy of Goku||Graphics glitches.|
|Final Fantasy VI||Background/tiling order issues.|
|Game Boy Advance Video - Dragon Ball GT - Volume 1||White screen.|
|Grand Theft Auto Advance||Crashes after first dialog.|
|Harry Potter - Quidditch World Cup||Crashes when going ingame.|
|Koro Koro Puzzle Happy Panechu!||The tilt sensor is not emulated.|
|Mario & Luigi - Superstar Saga||Crashes when entering a battle.|
|Phantasy Star Collection||Phantasy Star 1 flickers.|
|R-Type III - The Third Lightning||Softlocks at Irem startup screen.|
|Rock 'n Roll Racing||Corrupted graphics, not playable.|
|Rockman & Forte||Doesn't continue after GBA BIOS screen.|
|Sims 2, The - Pets||Graphics glitches. Heavy flickering, black objects.|
|Street Racing Syndicate||Freezes at startup screen, doesn't continue.|
|Super Monkey Ball Jr.||Softlocks at startup screen.|
|Super Street Fighter II Turbo/X Revival||Small graphics glitch. Selecting speed 'Turbo 1' and beyond on the character select screen makes the game speed window not fully visible.|
|Tales of Phantasia (USA version)||Softlocks during the introduction sequence (just before the small guy hits the tall guy in the right).|
|WarioWare: Twisted!||The tilt sensor is not emulated.|
|Wolfenstein 3D||Softlocks at id Software startup screen.|
|Yoshi’s Universal Gravitation||The tilt sensor is not emulated.|
- Official gpSP Website
- Official gpSP Github Repository
- Libretro gpSP Core info file
- Libretro gpSP Github Repository
- Report Libretro gpSP Core Issues Here