(Video) PS Vita native “Hello World” by YifanLu


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72 Responses

  1. Sessohmaru209

    Gpsp is freezing on me and have glutches and issues emulating the video.

  2. Sessohmaru209

    This is great news btw. Some games dont work like mario advanced super mario world. I load the rom up it says game corrupted.

  3. psVitovic

    so this is how the new homebrews might look like? impressive!


    Biggest. ***. Just now. I kid you not…

  5. BakaOsaka

    How was this developed, Sony SDK?

  6. Mars

    That video is sexy as heck.

  7. O-bake

    Perfect SNES emulation just one step ahead?

    • M

      Yes, I long for the day when I’m able to play an unredacted game of Super Metroid due to all the Mode 7 effects being blanked out.

  8. Dutt

    This will be so good for game ports like quake1 2 and 3 and all FPS… cant wait.

  9. Jvhellraiser

    Direct link please!!!!!! iam on my Psvita!!

  10. Johnny Cage

    Can we expect to see a GameCube emulator on PS Vita one day through this exploit?

    • Rowan

      Most likely not, the console used to run the emulator needs to be at least 10x times faster for smooth no lag/jitters/bottlenecking and the vita isnt a huge step above the game cube, maybe ps2 but i doubt it

      • Acid_Snake

        I assure you the Vita is NOT 10x faster than the psp and it can emulate it perfectly.

      • Acid_Snake

        I assure you the Vita is NOT 10x faster than the psp and it can emulate it perfectly.
        Also, the ps3 IS 10x faster than ps2, yet it can’t perfectly emulate the ps2

      • thevoiceover

        so you are pretty much saying the gamecube is more powerful than the PS2 ?

        • MikeBeav3r

          I actually thought that WAS the case, the Cube and original Xbox were better than the PS2 spec wise, I may be wrong of course…….

        • jacob

          voiceover, it’s completely circumstantial based on hardware, how it runs, and everything that Acid stated. However, yes, Gamecube is definitely more powerful than PS2. But that’s not really why.

          • thevoiceover

            yeah, I agree about the specs – I just know how hard it was for developers (not too many tools) to code on PS2, primarily b/c of the 64bit Emotion Engine (remember jaguar — 68k CPU which is an external 32bit proc and a 64bit “Tom and Jerry” blitter and object, causing heck for the coders b/c nobody new how to develop well except that ASM God, Mr Minter himself..

            I do however feel Gamecube is a little more straight forward and for that reason possibly easier to emulate. Gaming wise I probably have had more time out of my Gamecube as I still play it now thanks to DIOS MIOS and Devolution (devo is great, runs GC games at full Wii speed w/ streaming audio off IOS58 (no CIOS needed.)

    • Johnny Cage

      I have a quite slow laptop but Dolphin runs quite smoothly on it, so why not on Vita 🙂

      • Darkanubis74

        i’m pretty sure I read that the Gamecube was the MOST powerful system of that generation, it just didn’t have the amount of quality titles xbox and ps2 did. such a wasted system.

        • Trey

          Not really lol…Think about the list of games on the GC compared to the Wii. The GC had the best game library in Nintendo history, in my opinion.

  11. 7

    Just came I kid you not, no really I kid you fxcking not >_> <_<

  12. ky0_sama

    I get this feeling that a release is more imminent than people might imagine… probably the biggest question as to when he will release is whether or not he chooses to wait for another firmware update or just release for 1.8. I suspect the exploit will be fully developed lonnnng before that happens.

    I just hope the Vita hardware is beefy enough for full speed N64 emulation. At the point, I think the Vita might just become my most irreplaceable system 🙂

    • Rowan

      By all means its enough once a dev makes a propper emulator, Banjo tooie(didnt work on psp) here i come

    • OsirisFael

      Well, my dual core 1.5 ghz phone can run it pretty much full speed. I’m sure that the Vita will be fine being quad core, as long as it’s coded well. I mean, heck, the latest daedalus revision runs pretty much full speed on most things on VHBL and that’s like a single core at 333mhz or under.

  13. Essomet

    Holy ***, the demo is awesome!!
    Can’t wait for awesome emulators to pop up
    after the release. I hope it’s made pupblic.

  14. ace

    your the *** man yifan lu for doing what you do,
    big respect hope to hear more juicey info like this.
    keep up the good work man

  15. yosh

    Indeed how is this any proof with PSMobile out in the wild ?

  16. Minimur

    i dont get it, what is this ?

  17. Yifan Lu

    Sorry about taking the video offline. The toolchain isn’t complete yet, and I don’t want to get those involved in the making of this video in trouble 😉

    • mastarifla

      It’s understandable, thanks for letting us know/proving that it is indeed possible to gain user mode access, keep up the amazing work!

    • Elratauru

      Oh don’t worry, some stuff may stay “in the works” until the developer wants to released, and sometimes its for the better.

      But I really appreciate that you kinda let us know that UVL and/or other misc hacks are still doing fine! I’d love to try them sometime.

    • Yoti

      hey, i want to see it anyway >_<

  18. Toby

    video doesn’t work for me. I got the message: ” This vid is private ” -.-

  19. Minimur

    i dont understand, what exactly is this??

  20. Turd Sandwich

    Well the video has been removed. Who ever uploaded the video tell them to upload it on another site or something.


    Maybe this could lead to emulating sega Saturn/Dreamcast but anything beyond I don’t think the PSVITA can handle it.

    It could emulate nintendo ds original games (Proberbly)

    • MikeBeav3r

      I think Saturn is one of the hardest console to emulate, pretty sure there isn’t a really good PC version out there, is there?

  22. fable

    Video is DOWN

  23. Scottbaylo

    SSF is a really good Saturn emulator for pc, It played every game I tried at full speed or very close to full speed. Panzer dragoon rpg, magic knight ray earth, etc. just thinking about it makes me giddy! Screw it, I’m calling out sick and playing it all day tomorrow.

    • Johnny Cage