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  • PS3 News

    by Published on April 9th, 2018 20:17
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    2. PS3 News

    I recently hacked 2 PS3s one a release day BC PS3 and also a silver phat PS3, so pleased i waited to do it and heres another cool release for the scene:

    We reported on before in March regarding the upcoming project called PKG Linker from developers @DeViL303 and @pink1 and now after lots of freeback, they have completely rebuilt the their project and here is list of all the new amazing features:
    pink1 said:
    New Features

    • Complete GUI overhaul
    • Better error handling for corrupt pkgs
    • Saveable settings
    • Server control and better server error handling
    • Better IP/adaptor detection
    • Better port control, now settings controls app and server
    • Minimise to tray
    • Tray notifications for important actions
    • Tray controls while app is minimized
    • PS3 side server controls via new server setup item on the XMB.
    • Now detects package signing type and lists it in the app and on the XMB
    • Ping Tool for checking PS3 is reachable in direct connection situations
    • PS3Xploit Resigner Tool - all packages in unsigned folder can be signed with one click
    • Warnings when packages in folder have changed but pkg list not updated.
    • Warning when port has been changed but server not restarted.
    • Auto list generation when its required, like after saving new settings.
    • Theme settings, colors, Light/Dark.
    • Help section with trouble shooting for connection problems

    NEWS SOURCE: PKG Linker 2.0 (via) PSX-Place

    via http://www.maxconsole.com/threads/re...han-cfw.46725/
    by Published on March 14th, 2018 08:45
    1. Categories:
    2. PS3 News

    The Holy Grail for PS3 Consoles has now been released, basically the PS3 on any console type is hackable, heres the news:

    Dust off your PlayStation 3 console, slide open the cover on your SuperSlim, throw out your game discs, as PS3Xploit v3.0 is here for all!
    PS3Xploit Tools v3.0 Help

    1. HAN style packages allowed (Patched external modules ecdsa)
    2. PSX/PSP Free license type allowed (Patched sceNpdrmHeader check)
    3. Resigned ACT.DAT & RIF allowed
    4. Cinavia protection removed on HDD content
    5. OFW Package Manager
    6. Debug pkg file support added (optional)
    7. reactPSN alternative solution for OFW users

    Quick Instructions:

    1. Install OFW Package Manager (HAN Initializer)
    2. Enable HAN (HAN Enabler)
    3. Install PKG (etHANol Resigned)
    4. Inject License (etHANol Resigned)

    • Fake PKG = Only needed for Custom psx/ps2/psp
    • Debug PKG = Only needed for custom retail PS3 pkg
    • Retail PKG = install it as is
    • HAN ACT/IDPS Dumper ONLY Needs Run Once
    • HAN ACT/RIF Copier and HAN Enabler Need Ran Once Per Content

    PS3 HAN ACT/IDPS Dumper:
    This will dump your activation file (act.dat) and your IDPS.

    • Load Exploit Page
    • Select Dump Path From Dropdown Box (default /dev_usb000/)
    • Click "Initialize ACT/IDPS Dumper" button
    • When init ready, click "Dump ACT.DAT & IDPS" button
    • The browser will close automatically by default

    PS3 HAN ACT/RIF Copier:
    This will write back a modified act.dat and *.rif file

    • Use habib's resigner tool to resign rif and create new signed_act.dat
      ** It is recommended to resign all the pkgs that require Han enabler **
      ** Packages which are converts and packages which needs rif activation **
    • Place act.dat in resigner directory and drag matching rap file onto exe
      ** keep original act.dat in a safe place **
    • Place new rif file on USB drive as well
    • Load Exploit Page
    • Change RIF File Name to match your target
      example PS2 Placeholder: 2P0001-PS2U10000_00-0000111122223333
    • Select Root Path where act.dat/*.rif is located (default /dev_usb000/)
    • Click "Initialize AC/RIF Copier" button
    • When init ready, click "Copy Files" button to transfer to HDD

    PS3 HAN Installer:
    This will copy files from USB to Flash Memory for OFW Package Manager

    • Extract all files from "han_supportfiles.zip" on target USB drive root
    • Load Exploit Page
    • Select Root Path where these files are (default /dev_usb000/)
    • Click "Initialize HAN Installer" button
    • When init ready, click "Launch HAN Installation" button to copy files and reboot
    • Once rebooted, you can now use the HAN Enabler and Debug Package Enabler

    PS3 HAN Enabler:
    This will initialize HAN using previously copied files to allow OFW Package Manager and other patches

    • Load Exploit Page
    • Click "Initialize HAN Enabler" button
    • When init ready, click "Enable HAN" button to activate patches
    • Once browser closes (default option) you can install HAN packages from XMB

    PS3 HAN Debug PKG Enabler:
    This will allow Debug Package types to be installed

    • Load Exploit Page
    • Click "Initialize HAN Debug PKG Enabler" button
    • When init ready, click "Enable Debug PKG" button to activate patches
    • Once browser closes (default option) you can install Debug packages from XMB
    • Reboot console before installing updates or retail/fake retail error will occur

    OFFICIAL SITE: --> https://ps3xploit.com/help/han.html
    OFFICIAL SUPPORT: --> http://www.psx-place.com/forums/PS3Xploit/

    via http://www.maxconsole.com/threads/ps...eleased.46635/
    by Published on March 9th, 2018 13:02
    1. Categories:
    2. PS3 News

    Those of you with Superslim versions of the PS3 are going to like this news, basically the PS3Xploit is coming to you, heres the details from Eurasia:

    The upcoming version 3 of the PS3Xploit has support for PS3 SuperSlim, in other words all consoles previously not supported by custom firmware (CFW) are covered. As you can imagine this is a pretty big deal, lots of PS3 users are waiting with high expectations, and what does that usually lead to? Leaks and drama... Anyway, as it turns out the leaked version is incomplete and buggy, also has the potential to brick consoles, so skip that one and wait for the final public release due in a few days. If you want more information, check Team PS3Xploit's warning over at psx-place.com. Sorry for the late post, but at least I kept my promise of not leaking the news prematurely. How about that? A hacker with integrity."

    via http://www.eurasia.nu/modules.php?na...ticle&sid=3667
    by Published on March 5th, 2018 21:18
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    2. PS3 News
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    Heres the news a lot of you PS3 Owners have been waiting for, the previously unhackable SuperSlim PS3s may be soon hackable:

    Currently, the only way to mod an PS3 SuperSlim is via ODE hardware, and its not perfect, you end up with 'disc-swapping' and 'file injection' and other issues, and the only other way is an very long time wasting 'game injection' method via your PS3 HDD and USB Backup, and you have to redo the whole long process for each new game added.

    But no more, soon the world of the un-crackable PlayStation's consoles will be set free for all to enjoy on the latest official Sony v4.82 firmware, all tho there will still be some tiny quirks leftover, it will still be a ton easier to finally be able to Jailbreak the SuperSlim.
    [COLOR=#141414][FONT=Lato]STLcardsWS said:[INDENT]What will this future exploit provide?

    • "Install PKG Files" unlocked on XMB (Retail / Debug PKGs,) *No PS3 Homebrew Support
    • PS1 Emulator Support
    • PS2 Emulator Support
    • PSP Emulator Support
    • PS3 Backup Support (Convert your PS3 Game to Digital PKG - npdrm* (requires game update for disc game backups to work))
    • New Resigning Tools

    What you need to know about the legacy PlayStation emulators?

    • PS1 emulation is very good on the PS3, most games will play fine
    • Ps2 emulation is hit and miss on the PS3 (slightly more then half PS2 titles will work fine)
    • PsP emulation is roughly about a 40% success rate for the PS3
    • PS3 Backups - Require a Game Update

    Heres a video:

    Joonie86 said:
    About the Video above:
    Tested on CECHE01 w/ OFW 4.82

    1. Verifying the firmware is the latest OFW,
    2. Downloading a demo PS3 game from PSN
    3. Running the original
    4. Enabling IPF [install Package Files]
    5. Verifying the mod content cannot be installed
    6. HAXing it to allow custom PKG
    7. Installing the custom mod
    8. Running the modded content.

    No ETA on full public release yet, but most are guessing close to upcoming Easter weekend, stay tuned for more happy scene action.

    NEWS SOURCE: PS3Xploit v3.0 Preview (via) PSX-Place

    http://www.maxconsole.com/threads/ps...eleased.46563/ ...
    by Published on December 17th, 2017 20:00
    1. Categories:
    2. PS3 News,
    3. PC News,
    4. Playstation Vita News,
    5. Sega Dreamcast News

    Just in time for Xmas comes the final release version of ScummVM 2.0, heres all the release info and a load of new games are now supported:

    Just in time for the holidays, the final release of ScummVM 2.0 is here! This version adds support for 23 brand new old games, including almost all of the 32-bit Sierra adventures:

    • Cranston Manor
    • Full Pipe
    • Gabriel Knight
    • Gabriel Knight 2
    • King's Quest VII
    • King's Questions
    • Leisure Suit Larry 6 (hi-res)
    • Leisure Suit Larry 7
    • Lighthouse
    • Mixed-Up Mother Goose Deluxe
    • Phantasmagoria
    • Phantasmagoria 2
    • Plumbers Don't Wear Ties
    • Police Quest 4
    • RAMA
    • Riven: The Sequel to Myst
    • Shivers
    • Space Quest 6
    • Starship Titanic
    • The Dark Crystal
    • Time Zone
    • Torin's Passage
    • Ulysses and the Golden Fleece

    There’s more than just new engines, too! Many existing games have been improved, a lot of work has been done to improve the overall audio and video systems, and some players will also enjoy improved joystick support and various small enhancements suggested by other users. A more complete list of changes in this release can be found in the ScummVM 2.0 release notes.
    And now, a big round of thanks and congratulations to everyone who made this release happen.

    With no further ado, download ScummVM 2.0, our gift from us to you this holiday season.
    Release team, signing off until next time!

    This release is also for Dreamcast, Playstation Vita, Playstation 3 and also Windows:

    More info: http://scummvm.org/downloads/ ...
    by Published on November 26th, 2017 21:07
    1. Categories:
    2. PS3 News

    Sony updated the PS3 to Firmware 4.82 only the other day and already theres a new custom firmware released, awesome stuff by the homebrew hackers for the PS3:

    Team PS3Xploit over at psx-place.com has released software tools for dumping and writing NOR/NAND flash on PS3 consoles with original firmware (OFW) 4.82 based on the previously released webkit exploit! Dumping supports both OFW 4.81 and 4.82. The PS3Xploit development team behind this impressive feat consists of: W (nonoscript, Research & Testing), esc0rtd3w (Debugging, Research & Testing), habib (ROP & Debugging), bguerville (ROP/nonoscript & Debugging). These tools allow dumping, patching and overwriting original firmware (OFW) 4.82 with a custom firmware (CFW). If the QA flag is enabled after installing CFW 4.82 it can also be downgraded to lower CFW version. However, not all PS3 models are supported, here's a brief list of the currently supported ones...

    Dumper: PHAT models supported; H=NOR, J=NOR, K=NOR, L=NOR, M=NOR, P=NOR, Q=NOR. SLIM models supported; 20XX = NOR, 21XX = NOR, 25XX = NOR, 3XXX = NOR, 4XXXB = NOR, 4XXXC = NOR.

    Writer: PHAT models supported; A = NAND, B = NAND, C = NAND, E = NAND, G = NAND, H = NOR, J = NOR, K = NOR, L = NOR, M = NOR, P = NOR, Q = NOR. SLIM models supported; 20XX = NOR, 21XX = NOR, 25XX = NOR (fw 3.56 and lower).

    Warning: Do not use this on 3xxx/4xxx PS3 models (aka Late Slim models / SuperSlim), you will brick those consoles! Also, this is only for PS3 with previously installed OFW 4.82, not CFW.

    There is a chance of bricking your console, just be aware of the risks. For more info check the news post over at psx-place.com. The files can be downloaded here at EurAsia."

    More info --> http://www.eurasia.nu/modules.php?na...ticle&sid=3646 ...
    by Published on November 17th, 2017 17:44
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    2. PS3 News

    Some awesome news for PS3 Owners or Playstation 3 if you prefer it that way, the PS3 is a game console i have owened from day 1, infact i still have 2 day one consoles, one working and one not, the one that hasnt has the yellow line of death and i tried getting into it and failed so gave up, the day one consoles have the PS2 innards if im not mistaken, anyway enough of my blurb, heres the news:

    It was nearly 7 years ago since we have seen a PS3 Official Firmware Exploited (3.55 being the last), which predates many PS3 models and thus why those later Slim & SuperSlim models could never install Custom Firmware (CFW) and/or Downgrade. However that could all change as a team of three have been developing a new project (4.81 OFW Exploit) called PS3Xploit. The 'Unhackable PS3 models' will be a term of the past, but the exploits not quite there yet but the possibility of a HENkaku (vita) style hack is very plausible. Currently the exploit has allowed for access to enable Flash dumps on all consoles, Then Write access to Flash, unhackables (25xx +) will not be able to write but all previous PS3 will so that means Goodbye Hardware Flashers and Hello Software Downgradrs. The team is consisting of psx-place's very own @bguerville, @esc0rtd3w and W form the team behind PS3Xploit.

    http://www.eurasia.nu/modules.php?na...ticle&sid=3645 ...
    by Published on December 27th, 2016 00:00
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    2. PSP News,
    3. PS3 News,
    4. PS2 News,
    5. PS1 News,
    6. Playstation Vita News,
    7. PS4

    PSP News Becomes the New Home of PSP, PSVita, PS4, PS3, PS2 and PSOne here at DCEmu, The PSP SIte like all sites when im finished will be free of ads and a much better place to visit, all the pages from the other sony sites are now all on this one site and forum, check out PSP News Here --> http://psp-news.dcemu.co.uk/ ...
    by Published on September 14th, 2015 20:25
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    2. PS3 News,
    3. Playstation Vita News,
    4. PS4

    Sony has revealed that Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture was the best-selling game on PSN in Europe in August.

    The platform holder added that The Chinses Room’s title “racked up one of the highest week-one sales totals of any PS4 digital-only title to date”. MCV revealed last month that had digital sales been counted in the official UK Charts (as they most certainly should be), Rapture would have been UK No.1.
    Elsewhere in the PS4 chart, Rocket League debuted in second place having ended its immensely successful PlayStation Plus promotion. There were also Top Ten debuts for Goat Simulator and Until Dawn.
    Note the omission, however, of Mike Bithell’s Volume, which debuted on Sony’s service on August 18th.
    Here are the platform charts in full:

    1. Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture (New)
    2. Rocket League (New)
    3. Battlefield 4 (Re-entry)
    4. Yu-Gi-Oh! Legacy of the Duelist (New)
    5. Goat Simulator (New)
    6. FIFA 15 (11)
    7. Until Dawn (New)
    8. Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment (New)
    9. Minecraft (3)
    10. Zombi (New)
    11. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (RE)
    12. Payday 2: Crimewave Edition (New)
    13. EA Sports UFC (RE)
    14. Journey (1)
    15. Life is Strange (5)
    16. Mortal Kombat X (14)
    17. PES 2015 Pro Evolution Soccer (RE)
    18. Borderlands: The Handsome Collection (RE)
    19. Destiny (RE)
    20. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag (RE)

    PS Vita:

    1. FIFA 15 (4)
    2. WRC 4 FIA World Rally Championship (New)
    3. Uncharted: Golden Abyss (8)
    4. Assassin’s Creed III Liberation (RE)
    5. Resident Evil Revelations 2 (New)
    6. Minecraft (1)
    7. Killzone Mercenary (9)
    8. Asphalt Injection (RE)
    9. Unit 13 (12)
    10. Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (RE)
    11. Mortal Kombat (RE)
    12. Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (RE)
    13. Resistance: Burning Skies (RE)
    14. Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition (RE)
    15. Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment (3)
    16. Street Fighter X Tekken (RE)
    17. Persona 4 Golden (19)
    18. SteinsGate (New)
    19. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc (RE)
    20. GTA: Liberty City Stories [PSP] (RE)


    1. FIFA 15 (9)
    2. FIFA Street (RE)
    3. Minecraft (1)
    4. Battlefield 4 (4)
    5. Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars (2)
    6. Goat Simulator (New)
    7. Just Cause 2 (RE)
    8. Hitman: Absolution (RE)
    9. PES 2015 Pro Evolution Soccer (RE)
    10. Mass Effect Trilogy (RE)

    http://www.mcvuk.com/news/read/every...s-no-1/0155753 ...
    by Published on August 27th, 2015 20:49
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    2. PS3 News
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    Deadly Premonition might not be a "good" game, technically speaking, but it's wormed its way into the hearts of a very passionate cult following. With that in mind, this seemingly years-late collector's edition of eccentric Japanese developer Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro for the PlayStation 3 (fits with the game's weirdness, right?) is packed to the gills with goodies for the fans. Custom deck of playing cards? Check. A 30-page hardcover art book? Present and accounted for. There's a soundtrack packed into the pretty swanky collector's box, the game's director's cut and a download code for additional content so you can while away a few more hours with special agent York in this very Twin PeaksPacific Northwest, too. Perhaps best of all? The Deadly Premonition: The Director's Cut - Classified Edition will only run you $50 and it releases November 24th.

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