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A Zelda : Return of the Hylian (Roth) port arrives to the PS Vita / PlayStation TV with the port coming from developer usineur who keeps rolling out various Vita / PsTV releases for taiHEN / HENkaku, many of which and including this release are entries in the GekiHEN contest. This fan created Zelda game that was originally by Vincent Jouillat (http://www.zeldaroth.fr). Picks up the story of Link and fills in some gaps of the official story.
Developer francesco2013 has released v0.42c of PS3 Game Manager, this small update provides some bug fixes and offers an overall performance boost from previous updates (see included changelog). Since version v0.42a the Linux project has since included a pre-configured version (for easy installation) of Virtual Box for running this project on other platforms other then Linux, but the developer is planning and working on a standalone version for Windows as well, but until then this virtual box solution is there to use this unique manager that utilizes webMAN MOD's API. For additional details about this release and its usage see the included details and links provided .
A new Homebrew Game arises for the PS Vita / PlayStation TV with the release of Starfield_Vita an original creation from developer gnmmarechal. A PC game created by the dev has now been ported and re-written using Lua Player Plus. The creator of the project has many planned features & additions for the game as future updates will be incoming. The object of this simplistic game is to dodge the stars and in a future update abilties like shooting stars are in the fold so dodge for now will a blast incoming, Future updates will also bring a more graphical ship as its current test form is quite simple. So keep a watch on the progress of this new creation.
ONElua team updated their lua language interpreter for PS Vita/Playstation TV to version 2r0 to the GekiHEN entry. This release adding many new possibilities to developers. Included real-time debugger for sure help to track any bugs. Added suport for MP3, you can now call uri's, use https addresses, ability to compress files, and folders. Also from these release you can use screen streaming based on Rinnegatamante rinCheat. Many new possibilities with this release, I hope that developers will use that in their homebrews.​
A new release from developer Rinnegatamante, if you have homebrew installed on your PS Vita or a PsTV there is a good chance you have one of this developer's projects on your device. As Rinnegatamante continues to roll off some impressive creations. The latest release rinCheat SE (Savedata Extension) comes as one of the latest entries to enter the Plugin category for the GekiHEN contest.
To checkout additional works and creations from this developer there is not better place then to checkout the official site: [URL='http://www.rinnegatamante.it​
So seems yifanlu has been up to helping out the Vita scene yet again. This time making it easy for anyone to update to 3.60 from any firmware below 3.60 to enable HENkaku/taiHENkaku. All one has to do is change the DNS server on your Vita/PSTV then use the official update method via the settings in the "Live Area". Best of all it will stop any accidental updating past 3.60 as it is the only firmware that will show up when you try to access the update setting. And best of all you can still use your browser and system as usual so you don't have to change the DNS settings to view YouTube surf the web or enable the hacks, just said it once and forget about it. Here I will leave what the dev had to say to explain it some more.
Developer DrakonPL updated his Jelly Car homebrew game port to version 1.5. In JellyCar, players drive a small car across various platforms and through obstacles in order to reach the goal. As the player advances through the level, a meter begins to fill, when it fills to capacity, the player can make the car expand and grow into a monster truck, allowing it to traverse larger obstacles for a short period of time. New 1.5 update added 30 levels, and many improvements to menu and game itself, for details check changelog below.
The evolution continues as the Vita exploit taiHEN reaches Beta 6 and while not officially marked as Stable Team molecule more specifically team member and respected developer yifanlu, tells us in the latest release details that a final release is approaching and also thanks to the evolution of the hack and polishing of it from the developer it has now become much easier to port to other firmwares then it was initially in early taiHEN and HENkaku version. This update provides some fixes and updates the exploit to support VitaShell v1.43.​
It has been a while since we have had a report about Universal Media Server. The latest build just dropped so I thought I would wrap up of some of the last few updates for the app. Over the past few months UMS has had its fair share of bug and stability fixes but​
You may recall Ben Heck's Nintendo PlayStation Teardown and repairs to the very rare Nintendo PlayStation (SNES-CD) Prototype. Now the hardware genius is back at the Retro Gaming Expo in Portland Oregon meeting again the Nintendo PlayStation and attempting to repair the disc drive with hopes to play the homebrew game "Super Boss Gaiden" for the SNES-CD platform . The SNES-CD is a symbol of Nintendo's and Sony's failed partnership back in the early 90's with a product even though never released to the public changed the course of gaming history.