88w ago - On this April Fool's Day a group of PlayStation 3 developers going by the name of athen5cl0ne have released what they call 910D0 Beta, a purported all-in-one Nintendo emulator for the PS3 entertainment system that claims to support NES, SNES, GameBoy, GBC, GBA, Nintendo DS, 3DS, Nintendo 64, GameCube and Wii titles.
According to soratheultima some emulation (including 3DS, GameCube and Wii) isn't possible yet, however, tthousand reports that they have uncovered a major flaw in running Nintendo code on the PS3 console and that a more detailed guide is incoming.
Although several users have noted it only crashes for them (even with the proper ROMs and BIOS) those interested can give it a try and share your results below with the included PKG files.
88w ago - Following up on his previous PS Vita developments, today PlayStation Vita hacker Davee reports that he has discovered Sony's sceKermit driver which is a communication interface for the included PSP emulator.
To quote from his blog (linked above): "Turns out he's not just a green frog! So, I've been throwing this word around recently and it's probably about time I explain. Kermit, either a protocol or perhaps a funny name (see KIRK/SPOCK) is a communication interface for the PSP emu. Specifically it allows the PSP to talk to the host.
Now, I can tell there aren't as many developers here, so I'll try to simplify for the curious minds but this stuff is pretty complicated. I'll only explain the API in detail as the lower level still need a little bit of clearing up, but here goes.
Ok, Kermit is here so that the emu can communicate to the host to share resources and other vitality. Perhaps the primary reason is that of hardware; the PSP emu is excluded from many hardware devices. So kermit sets in and allows the system to talk to the vita in order to use the hardware. Blabbering aside, this is the hardware that kermit seems to be responsible for:
89w ago - Today PlayStation 3 developer cotojestwtf has made available WebEmu NES v0.1 Beta for the PS3 entertainment system, which is Web-based Nintendo emulator application (similar to JSNES) and works on all PlayStation 3 consoles including those not JailBroken or running PS3 Custom Firmware.
To quote: ABOUT
WEN is a first Web-Homebrew for PlayStation 3, you can play now a NES games. No need a Jailbreak or CFW, just a Web!. Works on any Firmware. This is still beta so you can cause low fps, or hangs a webbrowser. Ohh.. and this version not support yet Dualshock/SixAxis only Keyboard.
Now WEN support only 3 games, but don't worry i will add new on free time.
26.3.12 - public beta
Public beta tests started!
improve a framerate, because now its crappy.
add a compatibility a dualshock/sixaxis.
add function to choose game from pendrive.
fix hangs webbrowser.
0.1beta - public beta
build17 - added a papu functions.
build13 - added a sound script.
build9 - improve mappers, cpu, ui and ppu functions.
91w ago - Following up on the Stella multi-platform Atari 2600 VCS Emulator and PS3 Custom Firmware ports, this weekend PlayStation 3 developer Rtype has made available a Hatari v1.6.1 DBG Atari ST / STE / TT / Falcon Emulator port for PS3 using the PSL1ght v2 homwbrew SDK.
What?: A quick port of hatari 1.6.1 to ps3 using PSL1GHTV2.
Why ?: Because I like old atari computer
Who ?: Rtype
So far, I've only compil the lastest hatari src (1.6.1) with psl1ghtv2 (SDL used) and I only make few hacks to done it work (a little).
So don't expect too much... All the credit to the HATARI TEAM and to the PS3Dev...
To quote: The ScummVM Team is pleased to announce ScummVM 1.4.1, a maintenance only release that fixes several bugs in 1.4.0.
The most notable changes in this release are:
Support for the Beneath a Steel Sky Enhanced Soundtrack by James Woodcock
Slight graphical improvement for the PlayStation version of Broken Sword 2
Several bugfixes for Lands of Lore
More logical sound settings for SCI games
A fixed crash in the VGA version of Quest for Glory 1
As always, there are many more new features; you can find the full list in our release notes (http://sourceforge.net/projects/scummvm/files/scummvm/1.4.1/ReleaseNotes/view) and the release itself on our downloads page. Enjoy!