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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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  • Capcom “looking into” solutions to Resident Evil: Revelations PC co-op issue

    Resident Evil: Revelations 2 fans should sit tight for a bit, as Capcom is working on some sort of solution to the co-op issue. Resident Evil: Revelations 2 doesn’t have local co-op on PC and fans are pretty mad about that, as it was advertised ahead of release as a key feature. Although Capcom has […]

  • The games industry is disruption, says Assassin’s Creed producer

    Former Assassin’s Creed producer Jade Raymond has characterised the games industry as one long series of upsets. The games industry changes all the time, and that’s one of its best qualities, Raymond said. The ex-Ubisoft leader told Polygon that the reason seh got into games in the first place was because it “is this undefined […]

  • GTA 5 made $31 million in digital revenue in January

    GTA 5 is the highest-grossing title at the moment in terms of digital revenue, and the PSN is absolutely minting it. Digital games industry analyst Superdata has extended its scope to include console games, which means we suddenly have access to a whole bunch of data we’ve only been able to guess at, or extrapolate […]

  • Destiny: Inferno playlists debut next week

    Destiny PvP will shake things up next week with a new way to slaughter your mates in the Crucible. Destiny is already a skilled PvP game, but the new Inferno playlists will turn things up a notch with a focus on “basic gunplay”. The first of these, Inferno Control, kicks off on March 3 and […]

  • First-person camera coming to Guild Wars 2 next month

    ArenNet has announced its adding nonrestrictive first-person view to Guild Wars 2. Here’s what top expect come March 10: First-person Camera: Zooming in all the way will allow players to experience a first-person view. First-person mode is available while standing in place, walking, running, jumping, playing PvP and just about anything else. There aren’t any […]

  • Shadowrun Online signs on with Nordic

    Shadowrun Online has been given a nice little boost thanks to a distribution deal with Nordic Games. Shadowrun Online is a new team tactical RPG from Cliffhanger Productions. Although it’s already available through Steam Early Access, Nordic has agreed to distribute the finished version, which is due on Linux, Mac and PC in the second […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, game world ten times the size of demo

    Final Fantasy 15 is 60% finished, according to director Hajime Tabata. Speaking with IGN, Tabata said development will kick into high gear once the Episode Duscae demo is released. “It’s about 60% now. People may look at that and say ‘well, you’ve only done five more percent!’ [since 55% in September] but it’s actually a […]

  • Destiny: you don’t need to visit the tower to access your vault

    Destiny players, you asked for it and Bungie has delivered it: you can now swap items in and out of the vault using the companion app. “Destiny needs more vault space” you cry – and yes, this is true. But while we all struggle with the limitations imposed on us by Bungie, we face all […]

  • Mortal Kombat X will contain over 100 Brutalities

    During the Mortal Kombat X stream today, NetherRealm Studios revealed Brutalities are back for the game, and stated there will be over 100 to pull off. You won’t gain any extra experience for being overly cruel with your painful moves, but you will at least get to laugh at some and “cringe” at others, according […]

  • Numenera: Strand is a film based on the game up on Kickstarter

    Numenera, the 2012 Kickstarter success and foundation for Torment: Tides of Numenera, could become a film if the Kickstarter for the movie is successful. With five days left, Monte Cook Games and Swedish film company Valdes/Eriksdotter needs £22,542 to reach its goal. Titled Numenera: Strand, it tells the tale of a drifter who “roams a […]

  • Gran Turismo 6 update adds MINI Clubman Vision, more

    A Mini Cooper has invaded Gran Turismo 6 via a new update. The Mid-Field Raceway track has also been added, and its a new and improved version of the original track from previous Gran Turismos. The new B-Spec Mode feature has also been added which allows the AI driver to race on your behalf. Additional […]

  • Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and some playable titles to PAX East

    Nintendo is bringing New 3DS Xl and Splatoon with it to PAX East next month. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids in a race for “splattered-paint dominance.” Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. Upcoming or newly released Nintendo […]

  • Battlefield Hardline Premium information seems to have slipped out early

    Battlefield Hardline Premium perks have apparently leaked a bit early, according to a post on Reddit. Over on the Hardline subreddit is an image which was take at a GameStop location, noting two week early access to content additional Battlepacks and more. Here’s the rundown: Four expansions Two weeks early access 12 additional Battlepacks Exclusive […]

  • Final Fantasy: Record Keeper arrives in the US this spring

    Final Fantasy: Record Keeper will be released in the US on iOS and Android this spring, DeNA and Square Enix today. The mobile titles allows players to “relive favorite moments” across all Final Fantasy installments and build a team of classic characters from across the entire franchise. If you sign up for email updates, you […]

  • Battlefield Hardline now available for pre-order, pre-download on Xbox One

    Battlefield Hardline is now available for pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. You can pre-order it now from the Xbox Store and once you have paid for it, you can start your pre-download. Battlefield Hardline releases on March 17, and will be made available to pre-downloaders come 12.01am EDT. Check pricing and availability for your […]

  • Dying Light interactive video allows you switch between day and night

    A new video for Dying Light has been released, which allows you to hit the Z key to change between day and night. Titles Life and Death in the Quarantine Zone, the interactive story video showcases how the game changes between day and night. Daytime and nighttime are shown side-by-side but the z key allows […]

  • Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out on PS3, PS4; PC delayed

    The Havoc DLC for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is now available for PlayStation 3 and PS4. Havoc contains the four multiplayer maps Core, Drift, Sideshow, and Urban along with the AE4 directed energy assault rifle, its custom variant, and the Exo Zombies cooperative mode. You can purchase the DLC separately or pick up the […]

  • Here’s a teaser for Resident Evil Revelations 2: Episode 2

    A teaser video for the second episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 is available, so if you’ve yet to play the first episode, you may want to skip this. Resident Evil Revelations 2′s first episode is out now. Thanks, GamesHQMedia.

  • North American eShop update is full of Donkey Kong games

    Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with Titan Attacks, Donkey Kong Land, Donkey Kong Country and more. eShop on 3DS Ironfall Invasion Titan Attacks! Donkey Kong Land – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 2 – Virtual Console Donkey Kong Land 3 – Virtual Console Luv Me Buddies Wonderland Around the World […]

  • Venture into the Valley of the Yetis next week in Far Cry 4

    The next batch of Far Cry 4 DLC, Valley of the Yetis, releases in March and Ajay Ghale will be tasked with surviving violent cultists and the mythical Yeti. Apparently the cult is looking for a secret hidden in the valley, and Ajay has discovered their motives. The DLC features co-op with a friend taking […]

  • The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack out for Payday 2, has dino masks

    The 19th DLC pack for Payday 2 title The Butcher’s AK/CAR Mod Pack is available on Steam from today. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and features: 11 new weapon modifications for the AK rifles in the game 11 new weapon modifications for the CAR rifles in the game Four new masks together with their […]

  • Battle Chasers slated for PC, consoles; comic picks up where 2001 storyline left off

    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

    Sony is hosting its annual Spring Fever Sale which runs for eight weeks and features a new title each week. The sale starts next week on March 3 with the launch of Helldivers. Here’s just a few items included in the sale: HELLDIVERS (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March 3 Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number (PS4/PS3/PS Vita) March […]

  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

    Fable Legends will be free-to-play when it launches on PC and Xbox One. According to Lionhead, the one versus four cross-platform title borrows from MOBA games such as Dota 2 and League of Legends as it will contain free, rotating heroes which will be added to a roster for a two week period. Once the […]

  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

    We have five pairs of tickets to giveaway for the Call of Duty European Championships, taking place in London this weekend. The event takes place this Saturday February 28 and Sunday March 1 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Winners can watch teams will go head to head for a $10,000 prize pot […]

  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

    Republique Remastered, which was announced earlier this month, is now available for Mac and PC. The game is 20% off through Steam, GOG and the Humble Store for $19.99 until March 4. Thereafter, it will run you $24.99. The Remastered edition contains all five episodes of the game, with 1-3 available now and the remaining […]

  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

    Isometric shooter LA Cops is coming to Xbox One on March 13. Already on Steam Early Access, the game looks like it’s been heavily inspired by Hotline Miami. Walk into a room, open fire, leave bloody puddles in your wake. It’s being published by Team 17. Check out the video below for some 70s cop […]