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The big update (v4.50) from Sony is now Live on your PlayStation 4 Console after graduating from the closed beta stage the past weeks. This update brings some nice new features for user's and one that make sense for everyone with allowing External HDDs to store your game content & media. Why Sony pushes small HDDs on the consoles and then relys heavily on digital downloads these days were always a mystery to me, user's are often left with little spare space which has no doubt affect many of our purchases and decisions to purchase a game at times, now with expanded space and with external HDD options that will give us all a bit more flexibility and i would expect some additional game sales for Sony as well resulting from this new inclusions to 4.50 OFW.. Maybe one day Sony can take a page from many of the devs and allow us to stream our games from our local networks, Until then checkout the vast amount of changes that Sony has detailed in recent days
Developer DeViL303 is always looking at ways to tweak and enhance the PS3 XMB for PS3 Custom Firmware user's as we have witnessed with project such as XMB Package Downloader (XMBPD) & webMAN Launchpad and also his work with teammates of XMB Manager Plus (XMBM+) and this latest release for the XMB gives us the ability to swap out a pre-arranged boot_plugin.txt files to enabled and disable some ps3 plugins. While they are pre-arranged options they can be customized by the user's giving you 5 quick combinations for your plugin changing needs. This release has been developed and tested for REBUG v4.81.xx ONLY . Take note this release uses COBRA's (boot_plugin.txt) method of loading plugins & also requires webMAN MOD for this new functional XMB mod to work.
PS VITA / PS TV vitaHexenII v1.1 (by Rinnegatamante) - New Soundtrack Support / Improved Framerate & Controls
Following the update to Labyrinth-3D v1.3 by developer Rinnegatamante, the dev is back with another update for this community. This time around the vitaHexenII port has received some attention and improvements with the release of v1.1 frame-rate has improved and the inclusion of music with Soundtrack Support should give this port a brand new experience, but in addition to those changes controls has improved to more like another port to the Vita / PS TV vitaQuake also ported by Rinngatamante . Checkout all the details of this release and also be sure to checkout VitaDB, as the title implies its a database (mirrors) of many of vita scene homebrew.
PS VITA / PS TV ARK Fast by (ONEluaTeam - gdljjrod & DevdadisNunez) : Now Install ARK-2 eCFW easily w/ this new tool
The ONELua Team (gdljjrod & DevdadisNunez) has released ARK Fast which will install ARK-2 for HENkaku user's on firmware 3.60 in a snap. Which some great options that will allow you to clone your bubble for Adrenaline eCFW (if using International Snooker as your base game) which will allow you to use the same base game for both ARK and Adrenaline eCFW for the PSP Emulator that resides in the Vita firmware. View Screenshots and details of this release from Team ONElua
PS VITA / PS TV Project Void v0.0.2 (by Akabane87): This update Adds various Improvements to various visuals
Following the initial release of Project Void which looks like it has tons of potential to being a really great homebrew game for the Vita/Ps TV has seen a recent update as v0.0.2 has been dropped as creator Akabane87 has made some visual improvements to the game fixing and improving various elements that have been outlined in the latest changelog provided.
PS VITA / PS TV Labyrinth-3D v1.3 (by Rinnegatamante) - Improved Visual & Gameplay in this large update
As crazy at it sounds its has been a bit since we have seen developer Rinnegatamante with something new for the PsV / PsTV . As his past activities have spoiled us since Homebrew Capabilities on the VITA (PS TV) as there has been alot of amazing projects spanning from a large variety, some of these projects include: Lua Player Plus. vitaQuake, 4Rows,EasyRPG Vita, vitaWolfen. RayCast3D Engine. VitaSudoku, VitaPad, AntiBlacklist, vitaWanted, vitaHexen II, Minicraft, luaIRC & rinCheat SE. Now the developer has a "major update" for one of my personal favorite releases from this dev of Labyrinth 3D v1.3.
PS3 [UPDATE] Mr. Burns & Smither's Tools (by psykosis): A new tool for ISO Generation + Burn to disc
Since the recent advancement in COBRA CFW (payload) thanks to one of deank additions that made playing games from a backup disc possible saving some HDD space for those wanting to keep your originals in good standing but may not have the space to hold your collection. It was only a matter of time before we started see some tools that would be designed with this new feature in mind and long time friend of psx-place developer psykosis has released Mr. Burns. This simple app is based on makeps3iso by developer estwald (Iris Manager's dev aka Hermes), the toll will convert a folder format (JB folder) to an ISO file and then will call imgburn to then burn your ISO to a disc and playable on Cobra 7.52 +.
PS VITA / PS TV PSVIMGTools-Frontend v 0.2 (by SilicaAndPina)
Developer @SilicaAndPina has released psvimgtools 0.2 today. For those wondering what this tool is, it is a GUI interface for Team Molecule/Yifanlu's psvimgtools. This is a tool that can be used to decrypt and extract PS Vita backup files (.psvimg) as long as you know the AID of the account that created the backup. This tool works up to firmware 3.63 (As of 3/4/17) and should until a new firmware update arises.
We seen the recent progress of OpenPS3FTP a couple months back as developer jjolano has made a return after a stint away from the ps3 homebrew development, but now the developer has made the application into a PS3 plugin (sprx). Since the release of v4.2 we seen the ability to have 10+ simultaneous connections with stability and that stability should present itself in this plugin. Also a POC feature has been added that will allow other VSH plugins and developer's to add their own custom commands from this interface within the plugin. More details about this release can be seen in the provided details.
The PlayStation 1 has long lived to be one of the most iconic systems, even in today's generation of gaming. The PS1 was really the frontier that offer main staples of today's gaming world that we see today. While graphically we have seen some great advancements, but the PS1 is still a very playable and enjoyable platform and with that we still see development on the platform. Which brings us to developer @krHACKen who has released a new tool XPINTOOL, this tool for PlayStation 1 Games will decrypt and also encrypt PS1 GameShark V5, Codebreaker v4, Xploder v4 & Cheat Code S language file's. View the full release quote from the dev quote for additional details....
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