SmokeMonster

New Playstation 1/2/3 Breakout Board for RGB, Component, Composite, S-video, and Audio

Jacob Proctor has released an open-source PCB schematic for a Playstation 1, 2, and 3 audio-video breakout board. It supports RGBS, Component, Composite, S-video, stereo audio, and obviously is zero lag. Users can decide if they’d like to use RCA or BNC jacks, or a VGA breakout (like MiSTer’s IO Board), and it can do […]

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PS Vita Owned: Final Crypto Layer Defeated

Many exploits have graced the PS Vita, allowing user to boot homebrew, emulators, Adrenaline (opening the Vita’s built-in PS1 & PSP functionality), and the like. But now Yifan Lu, the famous Vita scene hacker, has now completely and permanently defeated any remaining protections that Sony had in place by extracting the physically stored hardware keyslots […]

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Sony using Open-Source PCSX Emulator in PlayStation Classic Mini

Sony is using the open-source software based emulator PCSX in their upcoming PlayStation Classic Mini console. This is a major disappointment to those of use who wanted to see at least the PS2/PSP/PS3/Vita/PSTV lineage emulator used–but it is not unexpected. This makes the Classic a very weak emulator, even compared to an old phone running […]

Bob

Interview with Sony BVM Tech savon-pat

  Here’s an audio-only interview with Patrick Gravier, aka savon-pat.  His willingness to help and wealth of knowledge have been a tremendous help for the retro-gaming community.  It was an absolute pleasure getting to meet with him in person and I hope everyone enjoys the interview! Podcast and direct-stream location:  http://www.retrorgb.com/podcast/?name=2018-11-09_pat.mp3 savon-pat eBay Store:  https://ebay.to/2RKhrDVpatrickgravier [at] netzero […]

Bob

Latest PS3 Firmware Breaks PS3Xploit

Sony just released PS3 firmware version 4.83, which breaks some components of the PS3Xploit jailbreak.  One of the main developers behind PS3Xploit has tweeted his warnings about upgrading and it’s advised that anyone with (or who was planning) a jailbreak should stay on the 4.82 firmware. PS3 Firmware 4.83 released, breaks ps3Xploit   4.83 PS3 Update […]

Bob

Sony Announces PlayStation “Classic” Console

Sony  just announced the “PlayStation Classic” emulation console, that looks just like the original, but 45% smaller.  Gee, I wonder where they got that idea from.  And the inspiration for the name?  Hmm…they must still be sore about getting stiffed over the CDi… The console will be releasing December 3rd for $100 and will come […]