MCV: President of SCEE David Reeves says platform holder is set to unveil new clampdown
how is that a news??
The Clampdown on your panties ^^.
Some people have been living under rocks for a few years and have no idea...Piracy sells hardware so Sony should be happy. Just means less games so the real gamers should be sad.
NO!!! really ?
"The Sun Rises in the East" as a statement of fact or "We Only Pirate Because of the Price" being used as an excuse more like "no duh" statements...
Lawls, they'll have to put in some pretty hardcore security features in the next firmware, as well as some crazy incentives to make people WANT to upgrade. Otherwise everyone will just wait until the FW is cracked and the CFW is available. I'm not losing my homebrew for bs. I'd use OFW if any of these conditions are met (which are not likely): I. PSN access on PSP finally, so I can chat with my friends without having to remote play into my PS3. II. In-game XMB access on PSP (hahahahaha). III. Some user generated game tool for PSP essentially allowing anyone who has the system the capabilities of developing games for it. All of those are pipe dreams, the first one could actually happen, the second I don't see happening on THIS PSP, and the third might not ever but it'd be cool if it did. I always figured Sony knew how prevalent the piracy was on PSP but was allowing it so they can get their systems out there. In that aspect they've been succeeding. Even though the DS sales still outnumber the PSP at a little over 2/1, the name and the system is out there now for the next round. Now it won't be as much as an uphill battle since they've already proven to be a contender in the handheld market against Nintendo, which has not been done since the Gameboy launched. For the next PSP they just need to do the requisite upgrades, add some sweet features to keep people from WANTING to hack it to all hell, and the rest will follow.
David Reeves is next to leave Sony's camp.
bit late aint he?
But have custom firmware PURELY for. . .Gran Turismo 2. ,dino crisis 2, Final Fantasy 7, 8. And half of 9.Need for Speed High Stakes. kKND Krossfire.a few demo discs.Ridge Racer type 4. And a few other games.ALL ARE PS1 ,in case you didnt notice.but,The PSP has a serious problem with piracy,and Dark Alex, its not his fault.that dude let me have popsloader for me to play my PS1 games.besides. .have you seen the PSP lineup? Err. .not exactly worth pirating lol.all the awesome games,I bought,MGS portable ops and Portable ops plus. Def Jam fight for new york. (for adhoc :D) And the Midway classics thingy (FOR MK1 ,2,3)
Same here, all I wanted was to put my psone games onto my psp and play my old school favourites on it too! Thanks to easy software you can turn your psone game sinto isos and put them on the psp. Two hour bus and train rides get veeeeerrrry boring ;) I admit, I downloaded Crisis Core but only after I bought it from Best Buy (I didnt want to drag that disc around).
That's stating the obvious, But i don't think Sony has anybody to blame but themselves on that front. Don't get me wrong, i don't condone piracy in anyway, it only hurts the developers and then, in effect, us gamers in the long run. Sony has had the opportunity from day dot to provide most of the benfits that CFW can provide but have refused to do it. I mostly use my PSP to play all the old PS1 classics i used to love (all converted from the original disks which i own! Never had the heart to get rid of MGS, FFVII and the Res Evils!). Sony have such an opportunity to breath new life into their old titles and the PSP by releasing more PS1 games on the store but where are they? I dont think there are more than 2 or 3 PS1 titles on the store that i would consider must-haves. If Sony aren't providing what PSP owners want but Dark Alex and the like are providing these possibilities then naturally people are going to flock to the alternative. Unfortunately with these benfits come the downfalls of people taking advantage and pirating games, nowadays if $hits free people will take it, it's human nature! If sony gave PSP owners the incentive to upgrade to OFW and stay on it then they wouldn't have half the problem they do have with piracy but until they do i'll stick with my CFW! Way more options and benfits available!
The best way to combat piracy, is to innovate. Take some liberties with the undeground scenes features and make them your own. Add these features to the firmware updates and you will find more people not wanting to risk bricking their unit for custom firmware. Instead Sony has responded with a Google link, and fast forward video watching!? Way to go Sony, we have all been asking for these features for a long time...err wait. Divx support...where is it? RSS feeds, 333 unlock etc etc etc Look to the pirates for innovative features.
i know i am part of the problem but i like my CFW
time to buy a psp.
Piracy's a problem on DS, Wii, Xbox, PS2, Gamecube, 360 not only PSP. Only console that can't be pirated yet is PS3.
...YET......duh duh dunnnnnn
The sky is blue, too!
When they said they got some serious incentives and ways they will be able to stop piracy.. Dream on... Unless they make PS3 games playable on the PSP theres nothing on earth that will make people want to upgrade.
I started running CFW a year ago, I really mainly play emulated classic game systems on my psp Atari 2600 Genesis SNES GBA C64 TurboGr 16 There has not been much in the past year that really keep my interest in this little hand. If it was not for Retro gaming I would have sold it a long time ago.
M33 4,00 will be released. .though. .im not sure if thats even worth it. Oh,btw. Any idea when a new Daedalus will be launched? r13 sucks when playing Zelda Oricana of time.and I cant find a beta R14 that supports 1,00 for psp slim :(
yeah right, hack the psp... next your gonna tell me ps3 came out already!
hahaha Reeves is funny as always making a mockery of himself.
Then make affordable games people will buy, or at least add features that will help drive sales which will discourage modding. I know people who have more downloaded games/programs on their PSP than actually playing the UMD's, and the games they play aren't available anymore or are imports. Oh and if the system isn't made for modding, then stop encouraging it by releasing 16+ GB Memory Sticks.
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