One of the most widely used menus for eCFW on the PS Vita is about to receive a full update, lots of new features, improved code, optimizations, and much more will come with pyMenu 0.4 and you’re about to see what it can offer, but first we’ll do a walkthrough of all the version pyMenu has had and how it has evolved from being a very simplistic menu, to a full fledged XMB replacement.
pyMenu 0.1: The beginning
pyMenu was created in June 2012 as an entry to the VHBL Menu Contest and competed against yMenu (which was also created for that contest). Most of the work in pyMenu had gone to installing the pspsdk and modifying the python interpreter to be able to load homebrews in VHBL.
The little time I had and the time the SDK + interpreter consumed left me with very little time for the actual menu. pyMenu was a pioneer in...
39w ago - Sony Social Media Manager Sid Shuman shared a video below today spotlighting Killzone: Mercenary where he states cash is king on PlayStation Vita.
To quote: Not long ago the US and European press got its first hands-on experiences with Killzone: Mercenary, Guerrilla Games Cambridge's upcoming PS Vita shooter. Despite gracing Vita's portable screen, the team behind Mercenary is hellbent on providing a full FPS experience with all the trimmings.
Come September, you'll get a full nine-mission story-driven campaign, an eight-player competitive multiplayer mode, and a collection of bonus challenge missions.
Watch our new video to get the inside story straight from Art Director Tom Jones.
Much has already been said concerning Killzone: Mercenary's graphical fidelity, but I'll add my voice to the choir: This is one fine, fine-looking game. Because Mercenary runs on a modified version of the Killzone 3 rendering engine, you'll see modern niceties such as volumetric lighting and smoke, high-res environment textures, gleaming metal and realistic-looking shadows.
None of this would be out of place for a modern PS3 shooter, but portable gaming rarely sees this level of extreme graphical detail....
39w ago - Following up on his initial announcement, today PlayStation Vita developer Total_Noob has shared a demo video of his upcoming 6.60 TN-V CEF (Custom Emulator Firmware) for Sony's PS Vita handheld gaming console.
Below are the details, to quote: "Total_Noob has released a more in-depth trailer video of his upcoming CEF (Custom Emulator Firmware) for the PS Vita.
The brand new video that you can watch below showcases TN-V better than the last one, showing off more features such as changing themes and playing music with the full XMB experience running smoothly on the PS Vita.
As we previously announced, TN-V will be compatible with all of the 2.02 and below exploit releases thus far for the Vita; TN-V is not a new exploit itself.
TN-V is still set to release this month, but nothing specific just yet so check back!"
39w ago - Today Laurent Mercure of Frima Studio announced alongside a video that Zombie Tycoon 2 invades PS3 and PS Vita on April 30th, 2013.
To quote: We at Frima Studio are excited to announce that the sequel to the best selling PlayStation Mini Zombie Tycoon is coming on April 30th! Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov's Revenge will be a full-fledged, Cross Play and Cross Buy enabled digital title available for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita on PlayStation Network!
Pick your side in the epic war between two evil masterminds: apprentice-gone-rogue Orville Tycoon and his army of heavy-duty zombies, or his vengeance-thirsty mentor Professor Brainhov and his frantic masses of agile undead! Post Z-day, Tycoon's mad machination to extinguish all life in Finkleville has almost reached its apogee.
During the final siege on the human fortress, his former mentor makes a sudden comeback, seeking retribution for his apprentice's betrayal and eager to reclaim his rightful place as alpha mad scientist.
Only one question remains: who shall win? Slow zombies, or fast zombies? Find out as undead armies clash in both the immersive single player campaign and the competitive multiplayer mode!
The multiplayer mode pits Brainhov and his fast, ravenous zombies against Tycoon and his army of shambling,...
39w ago - MLB The Show Director of Production Chris Cutliff shared a few fresh videos announcing that MLB 13 The Show hits PS3 and PlayStation Vita today!
Below are the details, to quote: Hey everyone, this is Chris Cutliff from San Diego Studios. It's my favorite time of year - MLB 13 The Show releases today for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita.
The Show has rated as the best among sports videogame franchises for the past four years. With the numerous improvements we've made in MLB 13, we are confident this is the best MLB product we've ever shipped.
From the heightened emotion and intensity of October baseball in the all-new Postseason Mode, to an improved way for newcomers to The Show to learn on the fly with Beginner mode, there is something in The Show for everybody.
For those who pick up both the PS3 and Vita versions, we've further enhanced the cross-platform connectivity. In addition to being able to save your season on one device and continuing it on the other, you can also now play HR Derby online against competitors on either device using cross-play functionality.
Before I go, I wanted to show you two of our TV spots for The Show that we are really proud of. We've focused on how PlayStation and MLB 13 The Show give you the opportunity to create your...