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Hacked PS3 titles running on Vita via Remote Play: video

Monday, 23 January 2012 13:41 GMT By Johnny Cullen

Videos of PS3 titles running on PlayStation Vita through Remote Play have been shown.

Mortal Kombat, Red Dead Redemption, Batman: Arkham Asylum and Battlefield 3 have all been videoed running on Vita through the last hacked PS3 Firmware update, FW 3.55.

Official Vita support between it and PS3 was introduced in Firmware 4.00, but the hacked version of 3.55 recognises Vita as a mobile phone.

Official PS3 game streaming support for Vita Remote Play has been rumoured before, with SCE WWS head Shuhei Yoshida previously demoing Killzone 3 and LittleBigPlanet on the system at Tokyo Game Show last year.

Videos of Battlefield 3 and Red Dead Redemption running in action are below, via EG.

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28 Comments

  1. LOLshock94

    FUCKING HACKERS THESE DAYS…STOP HACKING FOR THE BAD AND HACK FOR THE GOOD.

    #1 3 years ago
  2. ManuOtaku

    #1 May I ask why is this considered bad? i dont see it as a bad thing, but maybe i dont see all the bad implications of doing this

    #2 3 years ago
  3. LOLshock94

    @2 his ps3 is chipped but ohhh wait its ok if you chip your ps3 then hack the ps shite so you can play pirated games lololololol gamers are id0iotsknm

    #3 3 years ago
  4. ManuOtaku

    #3 i dont see that as bad thing, because playing pirate games is a must in third world countries where games cost 200$ and even more, even the oldest games of this generation that you find on amazon at 15 $ or less, here you will find it at 200$, and one of the main appealings of the ps1 and ps2, just like the wii this gen, is the fact that you can play pirate games on it, i know in some eyes this might be see as a bad thing, but i think it helps the industry too, because in the end you sell more hardware, of course you will sell less software, but is not all losses i guess.

    #4 3 years ago
  5. Joe Musashi

    @4 You’re wasting your time. I’ve yet to see a comment from LOLshock94 that either makes sense or isn’t marginal trolling. Though “lololololol gamers are id0iotsknm” would seem to be a self-fulfilling prophecy in this case.

    JM

    #5 3 years ago
  6. Christopher Jack

    Cool.

    @1, If Sony had allowed for this in the first place, there would be no reason to hack it, I for one would like a superior browser for all PlayStation devices.

    #6 3 years ago
  7. LOLshock94

    @5 i was half serious and half retarded
    but seriously thou…i dont get how shit like this gets credited because not only is his ps3 shipped but also the games hes playing on have been pirated…hes basicly promoting piracy for us all to see.

    #7 3 years ago
  8. ManuOtaku

    #5 i did wanted to ask, because i did thought he had valid and fair reasons as for why this is a bad thing, becuase in the end i want to see his point, becuase of the more you know thing.

    #8 3 years ago
  9. aseddon130

    stuff liek this makes me want a PSVita and a PS3 now. This is awesome!

    #9 3 years ago
  10. ManuOtaku

    #7, i dont own pirated games and my PS3 is pristine, i mean it has not been pirated, thank God i can purchase 200$ games, but that doesnt mean that i cant feel empathy for those who cant, like i said that is not all that bad really, considering here in third world countries you can buy a console thinking on the pirated games, otherwise you will not be buying a console, therefore the industry is supported because the manufacturers sell more hardware, like i said before is not all that bad really, you sell less software but sell more hardware, call it even i guess.

    #10 3 years ago
  11. LOLshock94

    @10 i know pirating isnt bad but a huge majority of people think it is, even when you pirate a game companys dont make or loose money which is a plus for us all

    #11 3 years ago
  12. RyougaZell

    #4 just the Wii this gen? :) And 200$ games? Ouch… where do you live anyway? I’m also from a 3rd world country and I get games at 80$

    #12 3 years ago
  13. Joe Musashi

    even when you pirate a game companys dont make or loose money which is a plus for us all

    That’s blatantly not true. People who indulge in piracy have a very rose-tinted view of its impact whilst they go about taking things in the belief that they are entitled to whatever they like.

    For a more topical take on this, I suggest you search Google News with the term “MegaUpload”.

    JM

    #13 3 years ago
  14. ManuOtaku

    #12, In Venezuela, you know for the currency conversion issue, and besides that the venezuelan government implemented a law that bans the selling of videogames almost all of them , with the exception of sports and other games that are not violent in any means, so we need to go to the black market, where do you get charge a lot and i mean a lot, here gaming is a luxury T_T, almost forbiden, so in that regard piracy is really not that bad. but of course it has its bad parts, but for many of us is a must, that or only buy one game in the entire gen 8D/ T_T.
    p.s just to keep things in perspective a console costs a little bit more than 600 $, any of them even the wii and handhelds, at this moment, even if in other regions you get a wii under 150$ or a handheld for that price, i dont want to see the price of the vita here when it will be arriving 8D/T_T

    #14 3 years ago
  15. LOLshock94

    @13 send me a link
    i know what meaupload is, it was the great site (pirate bay is better) but i dont see how they affected anyone

    #15 3 years ago
  16. Joe Musashi

    @15 Go wild.

    JM

    #16 3 years ago
  17. RyougaZell

    #14 I see. Considering the situation on your country, I guess its understandable how you think.

    Personally, my only problem with piracy ain’t piracy itself… but dumb companies that say their low sales are due to piracy and blatantly ignore their own faults like ignoring the fanbase or not marketing their games.

    I’m looking at Sega and NamcoBandai vs the PSP.

    Anyway… moving on.

    #17 3 years ago
  18. LOLshock94

    @16 i dont get it :/

    #18 3 years ago
  19. Deacon

    @16 : )

    #19 3 years ago
  20. The_Red

    Wait, does this mean that soon we can play all PS3 titles on Vita via remote play? Hopefully that’s the case and publishers won’t charge extra just for some random file that enables cross play. I really REALLY want to try Dark Souls on a handheld.

    #20 3 years ago
  21. GwynbleiddiuM

    @21, at this economy, u think they’re gonna let u play without paying? are they mad? They can abandon shity handheld projects and just charge you with extra bucks for something like “Vita Pass”. trust me even little Jimmy thinks they would. It’s all part of the conspiracy, that’s right C-O-N… SPIRACY!

    #21 3 years ago
  22. FeaturePreacher

    It’s crap like this which makes me long for the day when everyone is forced to stream games. The network speeds aren’t ready yet, but when they are, it’ll be nice to stop assholes like the one who did this.

    #22 3 years ago
  23. FeaturePreacher

    @14 The reason prices are so high in your country might be due to a corrupt government that tries to do the stupid thing of fighting free trade and free markets.

    #23 3 years ago
  24. ManuOtaku

    #23, Yes thats a big possibility right there, the other one is that our Pressident is really piss off regarding the mercenaries 2 issue, either way we are pretty much screw

    #24 3 years ago
  25. ARG.Ghost

    @24 i don’t know where you live but in argentina the lowest price of a ps3 is $580 dollars that it’s $2500 arg……. just to take an example. New games cost $115 dollars

    #25 3 years ago
  26. HeavyD-Love

    Just jumping in real quick while at work, I thought the PS Vita was supposed to be able to play PS3 games anyway…no?

    #26 3 years ago
  27. PEYJ

    Those who imply that as long as you don’t kill anyone, stealing is not a crime nor a bad thing, live in a different sphere.

    Besides that, it is not anyones birth given right to own a console. If it is too expensive for ones economy, you just don’t purchase it – as simple as that. To say that people in a country with low income and high prices have a right to pirate (steal) games, is out of touch with reality and what is right and wrong.

    And if publishers don’t make money on their software they will not continue to make games – even if some people seem to believe otherwise.

    #27 3 years ago
  28. Lounds

    Pirates make me angry, people work there asses off to make these games, they become more and more complicated and dicks like them, just slow the industry down. Stealing a game off a site is like filling your car up with fuel and driving off with out paying.

    #28 3 years ago

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    The Ancient Labyrinth DLC for Lords of the Fallen is now available for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. It will run you $7.99 and builds upon the existing lore, characters, and storyline. Have a look at some new screenshots in the gallery below.

  • Shadowrun Online gets a name change and release date

    Shadowrun Online developer Cliffhanger Productions has announced the game’s name has been changed to Shadowrun Chronicles: Boston Lockdown and a release date for April has been set. The new title was formed via the developer and its Kickstarter backers, with the goal being to let those unfamiliar with the game know by the title alone […]

  • Amazon hosting Rockstar and 2K Games sale

    Amazon is hosting a Rockstar Games and 2K Games sale with discounts Max Payne titles, Bully and more. Here’s just some of the offerings listed: Manhunt 2 PC Download $3.00 Max Payne 3 PC Download $4.00 Bully: Scholarship Edition PC Download $3.00 LA Noire Xbox 360 $2.95 L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition PC Download $6.00 […]

  • Destiny weekly reset video shows off Inferno Crucible gameplay

    We have a gameplay video featuring Inferno Crucible gameplay featured in the Destiny weekly reset for you. In it, Arekkz Gaming gives you a look at Inferno Crucible and goes over the various intricacies. You can read up on the weekly reset through the links.

  • Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Episode 2 available from today

    Episode 2 for Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is now available. If you’ve purchased the Complete Season, you’ll be able to download Episode 2 on PS3, PS4 and Xbox One. Steam players should see the episode go live around 9-10pm PST, and Xbox 360 owners should be able to download very early tomorrow morning, per Capcom […]

  • Here’s a sneak peek video for Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide

    Fatshark Games has released a sneak peek video for its upcoming Games Workshop title, Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide. Vermintide is a FPS, co-op action title coming to PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and its set during the End Times of the Warhammer universe in the city of Ubersreik. Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare video shows Ascendance DLC early access weapon

    As you know, Xbox Season Pass holders now have early access to the Ascendance DLC Pack bonus weapons for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. Now you can watch a trailer for the weapon. The OHM directed energy hybrid weapon can switch between an LMG and Shotgun “on the fly,” and it also includes the OHM-Werewolf […]

  • March PS Plus games include OlliOlli 2, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, more

    March PlayStation Plus titles have popped up on the PS Plus page. Noticed by NeoGAF user skynidas, the titles include: OlliOlli2 (PS4/VITA) Valiant Hearts: The Great War (PS4) Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty (PS4) Counterspy (PS4/PS3) Papo & Yo (PS3) Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishment (PS3) A notice has also been posted on the EU PS […]

  • Sci-fi horror game Caffeine will release on Xbox One, PS4 alongside PC – new trailer

    Caffeine creator Dylan Browne has announced the Unreal Engine 4 game will be released on Xbox One. The game will be published through Microsoft’s Indie Program. As previously announced, it is also coming to PC and and now PlayStation 4. Caffeine is a sci-fi horror game which stars a young boy who has been abandoned […]

  • Xbox 360 Preview program invites going out this month

    Much like the Xbox One Preview program, starting early this month, invites for the Xbox 360 Preview program will start rolling out. Select invitees will be able to join program directly from their Xbox 360. A special Xbox Live message will be sent, directing users to head over to their Settings page. Further instructions are […]

  • Tron: Legacy director in negotiations for Gran Turismo film

    Tron: Legacy director Joseph Kosinski is said to be in early negotiations to direct the Gran Turismo film. This is according to the Hollywood Reporter, which states Michael De Luca is still slated as one of the producers alongside Matt Milam, Dana Brunetti, Josh Bratman, DeVon Franklin and Elizabeth Cantillon. Plot details are still unknown […]

  • Fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation is available for download

    The Trigger, which is is the fifth add-on pack for Alien: Isolation, is available to download from today. In it, players will “compete against the clock” across three new maps in Survivor Mode. Set before the events of the main game, players step into the shoes of Sevastopol Station’s Ricardo who will do what he […]

  • HBO Go app now available on PlayStation 4

    Sony has announced the HBO Go app will be made available for download later today for PlayStation 4. The app works just like the PS version. Now you can watch True Detective, Game of Thrones, Veep and more through your console. Information on installation is available through the PS Blog.

  • Skyrim mods no longer restricted to 100MB in size

    Bethesda has announced a beta for Creation Kit update 1.9.33, lifts the 100MB size restriction for Skyrim mod makers. The beta is for both Skyrim’s PC launcher and the Creation Kit which will allow for unlimited file sizes. Here are the notes: Creation Kit 1.9.33 Update Creation Kit now supports unlimited file sizes for mods […]

  • Mad Max release date set for September, PS3 and Xbox 360 versions canned

    Mad Max from Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios has been given a September release date, along with the new of a last-gen cancellation. The axing of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions were announced via Game Informer. Mad Max is the magazine’s featured game for the April issue. Avalanche, according GI, nixed development on […]

  • MGS 5: The Phantom Pain out in September, Kojima “closing the loop” on saga

    Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain will be released in September, according to an IGN Italy video, which also features Hideo Kojima discussing “With Metal Gear Solid 5, I’m finally “closing the loop” on the Metal Gear saga. The video has since been removed, but an image cap of the date is posted above. […]

  • Forza Horizon 2 Rockstar Energy Car Pack now available

    The Rockstar Energy Car Pack for Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One is available now, alongside the free car for March. The free car is the Acura Integra Type-R, and the Rockstar pack included the following vehicles: 2014 Volkswagen Beetle GRC 2015 Subaru WRX STI 1996 BMW 850CSi 2015 Jaguar XFR-S 1970 Volkswagen #1107 Desert […]

  • 3DS firmware update kills web browser exploit

    Nintendo has issued a 3DS firmware update which fixes a web browser exploit that was being used to run pirated Game Boy Color ROMs since January as well as inject code within downloadable games. Another piece of code, per Eurogamer, changed the setting on the handheld to make it region-free. The exploit was only available […]

  • Unreal Tournament video shows updated textures on Outpost 23

    The latest footage from Epic’s new Unreal Tournament has surfaced, and it shows off the game’s first high-textured map which is called Outpost 23. As you can see from Zaccubus’ video, its the same are which Epic showed in the flythrough video from last year, only with updated textures and some new areas outside. The […]

  • Final add-on for Sunset Overdrive arrives in April

    The final add-on for Sunset Overdrive, Dawn of the Rise of the Fallen Machines, will be released in April. On April 1 to be exact. No, that’s not an April Fool’s joke from Insomniac Games either. Below, you can watch a fist-look at the new story, area, and traversal mechanic.

  • Heroes of the Storm playable at EGX Rezzed

    Heroes of the Storm will be playable at EGX Rezzed. This will be the first UK public hands-on with the online team brawler. Blizzard will also host giveaways and friendly tournaments at its stand. Tickets for all three days of Rezzed are still available, and you can purchase a pass through the official website. EGX […]

  • PES 2015 Data Pack 4 coming next week with Winter Transfers, new faces

    Data Pack 4 for Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 has been dated, and it updates the game with Winter Transfers, new player faces, and additional stadiums. The latest free update contains real-time player transfers made within the January window, and player ratings have also been updated. Additionally, a number of improved likenesses to key players will […]

  • Here’s the changelog for Dragon Age: Inquisition Patch 5

    Notes for upcoming Patch 5 for Dragon Age: Inquisition have been posted, noting improvements to gameplay and stability, and the new features outlined back in early February. Along with the new party storage system added to the Undercroft at Skyhold, players also have the ability to adjust the size of subtitles. Below you will find […]

  • Game of Thrones, Mortal Kombat X, Batman mobile games on the way

    Warner Bros. has announced free-to-play mobile titles spanning its DC Comics, Mortal Kombat and Game of Thrones properties. The following five new games under development are: Mortal Kombat X from NetherRealm Studios: The game blends fighting and card collection with cinematic gameplay and Fatalities. Play as both classic and fighters, and if you own the […]

  • Win! Beta access to new MMORPG Skyforge and DLC worth $70

    We have ten Wrath of the Gods Founders Packs to giveaway for new RPG Skyforge, worth over $70. All you need to do to win a Wrath of the Gods pack is enter your details in the form below and we’ll pick 10 winners at random on Thursday, March 5, after 3pm GMT. Skyforge is […]

  • PC gaming expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018

    PC gaming is alive and well. In fact, it’s expected to be worth $35 billion by 2018. According to game-business group Open Gaming Alliance, the PC gaming industry is expected to grow beyond its current $26 billion worth and to a massive $35 billion by the year 2018. The information is based on data collected […]

  • Advanced Warfare: new patch adds new weapon, Master Prestige ranks, more

    Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has received a new patch that gives season pass holders early access to a new weapon and everyone else a myriad of fixes and additions. The patch went live today on Xbox 360 and Xbox One, without any official notes. CharlieIntel reports that among the new additions is the new […]

  • Destiny’s end game and raids explained

    Destiny’s end game can be a bit obtuse to those not used to MMO games. Fear not, we’ve got a few quick tips on how to crack it. Arekkz Gaming has a video for new players of Destiny or those who are looking to brush up on their knowledge of the game. Today’s theme is […]

  • Capcom adds local co-op to Resident Evil: Revelations 2 on PC

    Following fan outrage over lack of local co-op support for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, Capcom has now added it. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 now officially supports split-screen local co-op in both campaign and raid mode. The update is currently in beta on Steam, but anyone can opt-in to try it. Capcom […]

  • New Destiny glitch spawns infinite Thralls on Earth

    Destiny’s latest glitch spawns infinite Thralls to help fuel your bounty hunting and loot lust. The glitch is simple to replicate. You’ll need to start The Dark Within mission on Earth, on any difficulty. Then follow the steps in the video below (Via DualShockers) to get to an area out of the map. You’ll then […]