4w ago - Following up on his previous work, today PlayStation 3 developer CaptainCPS-X has released PS ISO Tool v1.00 which supports PS1 / PS2 / PS3 / PSP followed by v1.01, v1.02a and v1.03 with details below.
This application/tool will take your PS1 ISO or BIN/CUE game file(s) and create a PKG to install, This created PKG will now make that PS1 game direct boot from the XMB. This app uses the code and PS1 process from IrisManager and has modified/added some code to achieve the task of auto booting on the XMB.
You also have the ability in the GUI to change name, add custom art (ICON0 and PIC1) Sound, and animated icons (ICON1.PAM) to the PKG before final creation..
51w ago - Following up on their previous update, today The_Z has shared a PlayStation Vita demo video and guide on running PSX / PS1 games at full speed (with no sound) via eCFW TN-C on Sony PS Vita Firmware 2.01 below.
79w ago - Update: It's now confirmed that Sony has acquired Gaikai for $380 million with the official press release below.
Press Release: Sony Computer Entertainment to Acquire Gaikai Inc., a Leading Interactive Cloud Gaming Company
SCE to Build a Cloud Service Bringing Gaikai's Cloud Based-Streaming Technologies into Its Network Business
TOKYO, July 2, 2012 PRNewswire - Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) today announced that it entered into a definitive agreement on June 30, 2012 (Japan Time) to acquire Gaikai Inc., the world's leading interactive cloud-based gaming company, for approximately USD 380 million.
Through the acquisition, SCE will establish a new cloud service, ensuring that it continues to provide users with truly innovative and immersive interactive entertainment experiences.
"By combining Gaikai's resources including its technological strength and engineering talent with SCE's extensive game platform knowledge and experience, SCE will provide users with unparalleled cloud entertainment experiences," said Andrew House, President and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.