While I am totally against piracy, these kind of innovative ideas are what keeps the “Homebrew” scene running. The ability to connect the hard disk and run games of it is just incredible – which I am sure no one thought of earlier! Hats off to the hacker who pulled this off.
Well, now I don’t need to carry all my games with me when I am on a vacation. Just one hard drive with all my ripped games on it. Ha! Thank God, I never upgraded my firmware beyond 1.5
There it is, finally!
Now Windows Mobile devices can have high end graphics, which effectively means there is a new competitor for PSP and the DS. While it may take a few more months for actual devices to ship with this GPU, this news sort of confirms some of the rumours that we heard about the Portable gaming device that Microsoft is working on.
For game developers, Windows Mobile based gaming devices are a great platform because of the excellent tool support offered by Visual Studio and the much familiar Win 32 platform. It may also become easier to port many of the Windows based games that are in the market today. So, the coming days are going to be really exciting for everyone – developers, users and the analysts.
More about the Nvidia MobileMedia platform here.
Technology world is fast catching up with Tamilnadu politics on giving away freebies. Vote for Sony and get PS2 free with PS3!
On a serious note, this seems to be a pretty simple and straightforward solution for Sony, rather than writing complicated emulators with different instruction sets. What the article fails to note is that, The PS2 console itself has a PSOne console built-in to provide complete backward compatibility! So this should not surprise many of us who know the history.