64w ago - As previously reported, PlayStation Vita developer wololo has now released the PS Vita Half Byte Loader (VHBL) and updated the source code for the Motorstorm Arctic Edge buffer overflow exploit according to plan!
To quote: If you are lucky enough to be one of the few owners of Motorstorm Arctic Edge, VHBL is now available for download.
Please report Success/Failure here or on our forums (wololo.net/talk). As you will see, installing homebrews is a bit of a pain, so if you’re a good hearted guy who understands my explanations in the readme, please feel free to share homebrews packaged “correctly”...
64w ago - Following up on the previous update, today PS Vita homebrew developer wololo has revealed the game used for the PlayStation Vita Half Byte Loader (VHBL) is Motorstorm Arctic Edge (Motorstorm Raging Ice in Japan) and shared a video of it in action below!
As a result, Sony has officially removed the Motorstorm Arctic Edge title from PlayStation Store.
To quote: "Ok, so, since the PSN maintenance is being postponed, there is no reason for me to not give the name of the game used by Teck4 for his exploit:
The Game is Motorstorm Arctic Edge, also known as Motorstorm Raging Ice in Japan. It is available for 19.99 euro on most European Playstation Stores, 15.99 Pounds in the UK, and for 3800 yen on the Japanese store.
Note for North American readers: that game, despite being available on the US Store, is marked as not compatible with the Vita in the US. People who have bought it in the US and tried to transfer it to their vita have failed as far as I know, which is why a few days ago I recommended people in the US to get a European PSN account.
Now what's next?
Well it's simple and stressful at the same time: I'm giving you guys...
191w ago - SCEA's Manager of Software Product Marketing Scott McCarthy has posted the fourth video installment of their behind-the-scenes look on the Making Of MotorStorm Arctic Edge for PSP today.
To quote: MotorStorm Arctic Edge is finally here for the PSP and we have the 4th and final iteration of the "Making Of" video series to share with you.
The teams at Bigbig and Evolution have really enjoyed your comments to the video series to date and are really looking forward to you getting your hands on the game.
If you have been watching the series, you know that a lot of time and effort went into making Arctic Edge a title that brings the best of the MotorStorm brand to the PSP and PSPgo.
For part four, Bigbig Studios unveils a bit about the creative inspiration and artistic differences that make Arctic Edge unique, yet maintain all the things you already love about MotorStorm.
They also talk about the challenges taking a game as big and as beautiful as MotorStorm and bringing it to the PSP in a way that is uncompromising to fun and graphic quality you are expecting from a MotorStorm title.
We had a lot of fun bringing you this series and hope you will have more fun playing MotorStorm Arctic Edge, available...
193w ago - As a follow-up to the first part from last week, today SCEA Producer Daimion Pinnock has shared Part 2 of the MotorStorm Arctic Edge 'A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making' series for PSP, as follows:
For this week's entry, the team at Bigbig Studios provides details as to the wild vehicles players will get to drive in the game, including two new snow-specific machines.
Of course with vehicles of the same type, what good is having the same looking vehicle as everyone else? The team also shows the wide variety of customization options available for every type of vehicle from parts, to accessories, to stickers.
Enjoy the latest inside access to Bigbig and MotorStorm Arctic Edge and we'll see you next week with a new behind-the-scenes segment.