90w ago - Following up on the PS Vita .PKG xTractor 1.00 Homebrew App previously released by SKFU, today PlayStation Vita homebrew developer PsDev has made available a PSVita PKG Tool v1.0 that can also be used to decrypt and extract PS Vita PKG files.
To quote: One day I was going to decrypt and extract the 1.00 Ridge Racer PKG. I went to download SKFU PKG xTractor and found out it was upload through MegaUpload. I look on the Internet to see if I could find any other sources where this could be uploaded to and was not successful at finding it.
So I made this, it was for personal use, but... Why waste time when I could release this for other people that don't have his tool and want to do the same thing? So here it is.
This little tool can decrypt and extract PsVita beta/retail pkg under 1.00. it uses the PSP AES key used to decrypt and extract PSP retail PKG
90w ago - Sony Senior Social Media Manager Jeff Rubenstein has unveiled the surprising origins of Gravity Rush for PS Vita to fans below today.
To quote: Based on the sheer number of questions we get about Gravity Rush, it's clearly one of the most-anticipated PS Vita games coming along in the next few months.
Featuring stunning, cel-shaded visuals, Vita-tailored controls, and gravity-based gameplay, it's no wonder that reviewers across the Pacific have awarded the game (known as "Gravity Daze" in Japan) high marks.
So when the game's creators dropped into San Francisco last week for Game Developers Conference, I jumped at the chance to speak with them.
In this conversation (shared with IGN's Ryan Clements - look for his story soon at Vita.IGN.com), Game Director Keiichiro Toyama and Art Director Yoshiaki Yamaguchi talk about the game's original platform (not PS Vita!), why they avoided an overly Japanese aesthetic, and the surprising inspiration for its unique gravity-based gameplay.
Ryan Clements, IGN: How did you get started on the project? What are your roots in the industry?
Keiichiro Toyama, Japan Studio: I was studying art as a student. I joined Konami as a graphic artist and become director on Silent Hill, and...
90w ago - Sony PlayStation Store Director Grace Chen is here with this week's US PSN Store updates today, as follows:
Spring Fever has officially arrived today with the PSN-wide release of Journey!
The makers of flOw and Flower deliver their third PSN game to critical acclaim. Now you can experience this powerful story along with a memorable co-op gameplay feature you have to play to believe.
This week's Spring Fever franchise sale also kicks off with discounts on tons of Call of Duty map packs, games and more. Kick off Spring Fever, download Journey, and look forward to Rayman 3 and Closure, coming soon as part of the event!
In addition to Journey, you may want to check out other new PSN releases like Warp and Shoot Many Robots. Warp is a puzzle-based stealth action game where you play as Zero, an adorable alien trapped in a human testing facility.
Shoot Many Robots is a 4-player co-op, action shooter. Customize your characters with anything from fairy wings, to flamethrowers as you find a variety of robots and, well, shoot them. Both games are available today, so check them out!
The hits on PS Vita keep on coming with two new titles available for download today: Reality Fighters...