168w ago - Today garyopa at PSX-Scene has reported that Russian hacker GamerSuper has began a project for playing PSP games on Sony's PS3 entertainment system and shared a PoC video!
Below is the proof-of-concept video, and for those curious GamerSuper's own Web site is located HERE.
To quote from the video's caption: "Launching PSP game on PS3 - World's First Test
Here's a first video of launching PSP game on the PS3. It wasn't easy at all, I worked about a week without any breaks, a SDK which has recently leaked very helped me. I don't know why there was no in-game sound, seems I made some mistake when building a game last time.
There were some problems in controls (I mean some buttons were messed up, e.g. START became , select didn't work at all), but I'm gonna fix it."
169w ago - Today dimmudroid has announced news of what is currently being developed as Project PS3P on PSX-Scene, which aims to offer PSP game emulation on Sony's PS3 entertainment system!
To quote: "I'd like to announce a project i've been working on, PS3P. Basically it's the ability to load PSP games on PS3.
As you may know, the PS3 can play PSP Minis, which are installed just like any other package. And most PSP games have nearly identical structures and files as PS3 games.
Thus far I've been able to achieve a few steps in the right direction, but I'm not ready to share my work just yet. I've been working on this in my free time (aka outside of work and family) and it will be done when it's done.
If you'd like to know more, or keep on the up and up, feel free to find me on http://twitter.com/dimmudroid
I may need a few alpha testers soon, I'll post requirements and such later today."
169w ago - Update: Some pictures and a video (below) are now available of the NullDC Dreamcast emulator running on PS3 for those interested!
A few days ago we reported news that drk||Raziel is working on porting the Sega DreamCast emulator NullDC to Sony's PS3, and today he reports that the BiOS is operational and running!
Speaking to PSGroove, drk||Raziel states, to quote: "Letsee .. oh wait, it cross compiled ! *yay* for uber portable code ;p Interpreter only / underclock 4x / no pvr rendering / no audio / no input. Bios intro runs fine, then gets on the clock dialog screen. YAY !"
Currently it is produced on a PS3 Debug unit due to its remote debugging, but the code will run on Retail PS3 consoles as well. Below is the log file for those curious, cool news indeed!
199w ago - Once and awhile something very cool slips by unreported, and today that happens to be the ZeroGame v0.50 multi-console emulator frontend for PS3 Linux (YDL) via OtherOS- sorry PlayStation 3 Slim owners.
Created by ZeroJay, below is a video of it in action demonstrating the following videogame consoles emulated at these timestamps:
GameBoy Advance (GBA): 0:58, GameBoy (GB): 1:32, Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator (MAME): 2:05, TurboGrafx-16 (TG-16): 2:41, Sega Genesis: 3:19, Super Nintendo (SNES): 4:01 and the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES): 5:10.