Entries in 'homebrew' (8)

Hackers make first step toward cracking Wii U

Hackers make first step toward cracking Wii U

Nintendo’s Wii U hasn’t even been out for two weeks in the UK and hackers are already enjoying early success in cracking the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2012 at 9:40AM in News
Sony pulls third PSP game due to Vita piracy concerns

Sony pulls third PSP game due to Vita piracy concerns

A third PSP game has been removed from the PlayStation Store after it emerged that the title was being used to allow homebrew gaming on Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 10:56AM in News
PlayStation Vita piracy scare

PlayStation Vita piracy scare

Sony has removed PlayStation Vita compatible PSP game Everybody’s Tennis from the PSN Store after reports that it had allowed pirates to crack the new handheld.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 27th 2012 at 12:08PM in News
PS3 hacker gets restraining order

PS3 hacker gets restraining order

George ‘geohot’ Hotz has been issued a temporary restraining order preventing him from distributing PS3 homebrew software.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 28th 2011 at 9:58AM in News

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Now the PSPgo is hacked

Now the PSPgo is hacked

After news of a serious security lapse on PS3 emerged earlier today, sources are now claiming that the PSPgo is the latest Sony device to succumb to hackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 2:55PM in News
MS negotiates WP7 jailbreak withdrawal

MS negotiates WP7 jailbreak withdrawal

Perhaps deciding that it lacked the appetite for a cat-and-mouse style brawl over the hacking of its new line of Windows Phone 7 devices, Microsoft has come up with a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2010 at 9:22AM in News
Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

Latest Wii firmware blocks homebrew and Freeloader

It seems that Nintendo has decided to take action on the growing homebrew Wii community following news that its latest update to the Wii’s firmware (version 3.3) removes files associated ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2008 at 3:02PM in News
PS3 homebrew a possibility

PS3 homebrew a possibility

Despite Sony’s ongoing efforts to close its PSP platform to homebrew development, Sony Worldwide Studios boss Phil Harrison has said that his company would like to open PS3 up to ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2007 at 11:15AM in News