BizHawk (PSX)

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Experience the golden age of RPG by playing some of the most popular PlayStation video games in history with BizHawk multi-console emulator. Written in the C# language, BizHawk is optimized for casual gaming, video recordings, streamings, and speed-running video games. This open-source emulator features re-recording support with Lua scripting while focusing on core accuracy and other quality-of-life features including dozens of tools for power users, debugging, and recording.

While BizHawk features everything that you would expect from a modern emulator (such as HD screen support), this emulator is more popular because of its extended support for Tool-Assisted Speedrunners (TASers). As a matter of fact, BizHawk is the number one go-to emulator of the speedrunner gaming community.


  • Save states (up to 10 slots with hotkeys)
  • Dynamic speed control with rewinding and stepping
  • Memory view/search/ edit on emulated hardware
  • Automatic detection for game images
  • Convenient recording (snapshots and videos)
  • Input recording and input manager
  • Firmware management
  • Customizable in-game HUDs
  • Customizable hotkeys
  • Programmatic control with Lua

Since version 1.11.4, BizHawk featured support for Libretro cores - making it a good alternative for RetroArch and other Libretro frontends. For PlayStation games, BizHawk uses the Mednafen (Octoshock, Nymashock) core. If you enjoy speed runs, then there is no better emulator than this.

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BizHawk Emulator download can be obtained free to play Playstation. Available for multiple platforms including Windows, Linux and Source with fastest download speeds on This PSX Emulator is in English and can run games online in high quality. BizHawk is developed by BizHawk Team and TASEmulators. If you like this Sony emulator then also see related emulators such as PS / PS2 / PSP and DuckStation.

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BizHawk v2.8.0 Windows 64-bit newest WindowsFree2022-02-2040.15 MB
BizHawk v2.7.0 Windows 64-bit WindowsFree2021-11-1333.34 MB
BizHawk v1.9.2 Windows WindowsFree2021-10-2420.15 MB
BizHawk v2.8.0 Linux 64-bit newest LinuxFree2022-02-2039.62 MB
BizHawk v2.7.0 Linux 64-bit LinuxFree2021-11-1432.86 MB

Additional other files:

BizHawk Prereqs v2.4.8_1 Windows WindowsFree2020-02-2530.08 MBPrerequisite Installer
BizHawk v2.8.0 Source Windows SourceFree2022-02-1960.74 MBSource Code
BizHawk v2.8.0 Source Linux SourceFree2022-02-1957.50 MBSource Code