181w ago - Today liquidzigong of the Chinese board A9VG.com (linked above) has released PSP Custom Firmware 5.03 and 5.50 Prometheus, which enables recently released PSP Firmware 6.20 games such as Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker and Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep to run without patching required.
• Compatibility with all known PSN Game/Demo from on 15/12/2009
• Compatibility with all known UMD on 15/12/2009
• Add ISO SPeed MS loading (Beta version non really tested because we don't have any fake MS)
• Network update
• Tekken 6
• Gundam vs Gundam
• Phantasy Star Portable 2
• J-League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurou 6 Pride of J
• Naruto Shippuden Narutimate Accel 3
• James Cameron Avatar The Game
• Phantasy Star Portable 2
• R-Type Tactics II Operation Bitter Chocolate
• Bleach Soul Carnival 2
• Battle Spirits Kiseki no Hasha
To quote, roughly translated: Finally we arrived at the online Custom Firmware 5.03GEN for HEN-B (PSP-3000) and we're glad you're also likely to want to test it.
The essential novelty of 5.03GEN-B is the support of the games require a firmware higher than 5.03, including games protected against Custom firmware (Evangelion, Full Metal Alchemist ...). Yoshihiro worked out and managed to adapt this possibility of drawn-5.50GEN Custom Firmware D2 on 5.03GEN.
However, we have not reached 100% of our goals and some things are not perfect, unfortunately.
Before talking about what does not, here is a little reminder of what our custom firmware for the PSP-3000.
Background of core functions:
• COMPATIBLE with the PSP-3000 and PSP-2000 v3 official firmware 5.03
• Play backups of games REQUIRE PSP firmware above 5.03, including 6.xx
• Playing UMD REQUIRE firmware above 5.03, including...
235w ago - Today PSP Custom Firmware 5.03 GEN-A for HEN has been released, which includes support for PSP-3000 and PSP-2000 v3 consoles, PS1 games, PSP back-ups, GEN VSH and Recovery Menus and access to PSN.
An installation video is below, and from the included ReadMe file:
1. Connect your PSP to the computer in USB Mode when you have loaded ChickHEN R2.
2. Unzip 5.03GEN-A_for_HEN.zip on your desktop by example
3. double-click on LAUNCH-ME.exe (GUI)
4. PSP Model: choose options PSP-2000 or PSP-3000 (depends of your PSP)
5. Mode: Choose option FULL
6. PSP Install : Choose option YES
7. push START.
8. the files are copied on your PSP.
9. Disconnect the PSP from USB.
10. Launch the main EBOOT.PBP using ChickHEN R2 (only R2! NOT R1!).
11. When the app load, press L or R to flash the firmware in your flash. YOU ONLY NEED MAKE IT ONE TIME!
12. Press () to reboot in the custom firmware.
To quote: 5.03 ChickHEN Homebrew Enabler - Team Typhoon (Article by Granite) So comes the release of the highly anticipated ChickHEN homebrew enabler by Team Typhoon.
After 1800 Lines of code, 4 weeks of stressful developing and countless amounts of tests the dawn of a new homebrew era for all the 3000, 2000 and 1000 users is on the horizon. What was said to be impossible by many is now a reality, all styles homebrew are now running on the "unhackable" T88v3 and TA-090 motherboards rolled out by Sony.
What does the ChickHEN do?
ChickHEN as a Homebrew Enabler that allows the execution of homebrew via the PSP XMB. Running via a vulnerability in the lib TIFF the launcher takes advantage of the system by performing a kernel exploit and rebooting into a homebrew enabled enviroment.
The ChickHEN remains active until the PSP is fully reset in which case official firmware loads from the flash....