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Open Pstore Project Announced for PS3

"A team over at demon-hades.org has announced they will be working on a project called Open PStore. Apparently this will be similar to a Wii app known as the Homebrew Browser. Users will be able to download and install (legal) homebrew applications directly into their PS3. Basically it is a homebrew PSN Store. The team also states if your PS3 is incapable of going online, they will have a version for you to access on your PC. With this option you would need to download the homebrew apps manually and install them via usb stick. They currently have a rough PC version located at http://madga.quijost.com/ The members working on the project are The_Marioga, AdriHades, DanteHades and PSmaniaco."

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Godmars2902628d ago (Edited 2628d ago )

This is what I want to hear. Not jailbreak.

Wait, this thing is legal, isn't it?

SilentNegotiator2627d ago (Edited 2627d ago )

Le-gal? What's that?

BISHOP-BRASIL2627d ago

Just like you can't legally run unsigned code on PS3, I'm pretty sure selling or distributing it is just as illegal considering the PSN EULA (if you buy a PS3 today with older FW, don't sign the EULA - don't open a PSN account - I think it's technically legal as you never agreed to that).

You know what is funny? They could have done that for PS3 Linux if they wanted to, but before Jailbreak no one was giving PS3 homebrew any attention. I simply don't get what this guys want... They ruin it for everyone (OtherOS removal), them they ruin (or attempt to ruin) it for developers (Jailbreak - it was efficiently blocked) now they want to show people how good they are delivering their shit? WTF

Those guys could of had gone online just normally and still use this without having piracy related stuff in anyway if this was done for YellowDogLinux or any other PPC OS (even a homebrew made one would work) and GeoHot wasn't supported or incited by HB scene.

MikeGdaGod2627d ago

this sounds too cool of sony will allow it

TheMART2627d ago

Why are PS3 fanboys shooting down perfectly fine, legit and legal newsitems?

TheColbertinator2627d ago

I know,right? Like OMG.Rude,ya know

deadreckoning6662627d ago

Oh shit! MART, wats up man? I haven't seen you here in like a year lol.

hiredhelp2627d ago (Edited 2627d ago )

i see nobody shooting anything down.

Theonik2627d ago

Head over at the reports for the story. Anything to do with the PS3 being hacked gets reported as fake and spam. lol

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