Video: Datel TiltFX Brings Motion Sensing to PSP Games

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213w ago - Today Codejunkiestv has shared a video of the new Datel TiltFX device, which brings motion sensing to commercial games on Sony's PSP console.

Current commercial PSP games that support TiltFX include Need for Speed, Wipeout, Loco Roco and more using FX custom profiles.

The plug-and-play device itself features a 3-axis high resolution MEMS sensor and works on the PSP 1000, 2000 and 3000.

To quote: Tilt FX redefines the way you play, taking your games to the next level with super smooth 3 axis motion control at your fingertips.

Tilt FX works with all games and is perfect for racing games, platform classics, pinball and balance games, replacing the normal direction pad and analog stick with high resolution €tilt€ control, using the 3D movements of your PSP to actually control the game.

Customised FX profiles and stunning effects are also selectable for tons of the latest and greatest games like Wipeout, Loco Roco, F1,Need for Speed and many more. The Tilt FX €G€ sensor snaps into your PSP to provide seamless 3D game control so you can now Feel the Game.

Features:

Tilt FX is the first 3D motion control for the PSP:

€Tilt FX sensor features a 3 axis high resolution MEMS sensor.
 

PlayStation NBA All-Star Weekend, Custom PSPGos & PS3 Games

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218w ago - Today Public Relations Manager Alex Armour has blogged about the PlayStation NBA All-Star weekend, which features custom PSPGos, PS3 games and more!

To quote: The convergence of athletes and videogames was apparent this past weekend as PlayStation once again powered up the official NBA Players€ Lounge at NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas.

This was yet again a great opportunity to give players and families a chance to relax, get some food and drink, and play some of the latest PlayStation games including MLB 10: The Show, Gran Turismo 5, ModNation Racers and God of War III.

Of course we didn€t just leave it at that. We also brought back the custom laser etching machine to carve some customized designs into PSPgos and wooden cases to provide for the all-star players. The PSPs were painted with unique all-star colors in a variety of styles, and etched with a design of the player€s choice.

The laser machine went into overtime though, as the team laser etched the customized PSP boxes, a variety of notebooks, and even random guest items like phones and laptops. Additionally, Sony Electronics was kind enough to donate some equipment to also include for the players.

It was incredibly...
 

Rumor: Sony is Working on Emulator for PSP Games on the PS3

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229w ago - Update: The resident PS3 Devs have confirmed this rumor, as evidenced in THIS post by DrEmmettBrown.

According to French site PS3Gen.fr (linked above), Sony is working on a secret project... specifically, an emulator that will allow PSP games to be played on the PS3 system.

This is just a rumor for the time being, however, according to their source retail PlayStation Portable UMD titles, those available on the PlayStation Store and even new PSP Minis may see the light of day on the PlayStation 3 in the future.

To quote, roughly translated: "Playing with PSP games on the PS3 seems a project that Sony is preparing in secret. Here's the surprising news that we have gleaned and could make love dematerialization games.

The "ONLY COMPATIBLE with the PSP"... may disappear.

This should be made possible through an emulator in the PSP and PS3 through the dematerialization of games that are now sold on the PlayStation Store and is a UMD in stores. This would also be interesting for all games in the category Minis.

The minis soon on PS3 without additional programming from the devs. This...
 

PSP Game Decrypter - Play New Games on Old PSP Firmware

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238w ago - According to French site PSPGen (linked above), Yoshihiro has made available a PSP Game Decrypter which allows users to run new PSP games on older PSP Firmware.

Prior to this, without a new PSP Custom Firmware update available those unwilling to upgrade their official PSP Firmware have been locked out of playing a lot of the new PSP games.

Yoshihiro was reportedly able to successfully play MotorStorm: Arctic Edge on 5.03GEN (PSP-3000 and PSP-2000 v3) and 5.50GEN (PSP-2000 and PSP-1000).

Download: PSP Game Decrypter

To quote, roughly translated: Today, Yoshihiro presents a tool that will please all the players in the community: Game Decrypter, which will allow owners of games requiring firmware 5.55 can play on Custom Firmwares 5.50GEN-B and 5.03GEN.

To do this, you will get the file EBOOT.BIN an ISO that you created with the utility UMDGen.

Most games asking the 5.55 can be treated with this tool. Some games (list available soon) will be impervious to manipulation, they require a patch to the image of him created...
 

Home Hitting PSP, PSPGo to Have 700 Launch Games & Converter

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239w ago - Following Kaz Hirai's keynote address at Tokyo Game Show 2009, Sony revealed that the PSP will be getting a version of PlayStation Home dubbed PlayStation Room.

This newer portable version will let you have blogs, photo albums, and some social networking features like chat, mini-games, and real-time communication.

The upcoming PSPGo will also have 700 launch games when it arrives on October 1st in North America, to quote from Examiner.com (linked above):

"The PSPGo will have a very large library of games available for purchase. Offering 700 downloadable titles when it hits America, the PSPGo will launch with the biggest library of games any system has ever had €" meanwhile, Japan will have 400 games available."

Finally, according to JoyStiq.com the PSPGo will be getting a converter (pictured below) since it's not compatible with current PSP accessories such as the PSP camera.

To quote: "With the new Converter Cable Adaptor, PSPgo users will be able to utilize the existing peripherals for PSP, Sony announced at Tokyo Game Show today. Peripherals like the 1Seg Tuner and GPS Receiver will be able to fit in the Go's proprietary Multi use connector."

Essentially...
 











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