The Playstation Classic has been hacked, 3 mere days after its release. (And of course it runs Doom)


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20 Responses

  1. Nerke says:

    Who the *** cares? Buy an retropie and geht lucky

  2. John says:


  3. Daniel Tome says:

    yay I watched 12hrs of the stream…. obtw first

  4. nebu_187 says:

    that was… euhm fast 🙂

  5. sokai says:

    So it’s just a glorified emulator then. What about game compatibility. Does it inhibit bug/glitch commonly found in emulator?

  6. kaluas says:

    No offence to the guys in the hacking scene, to whom we owe every second of joy with our consoles, Sony just winked at us with PSC.

    I don’t want to undermine the effort made by the hackers, but since PSC was a product from which the profit came strictly out of unit sales and not from the software, since it can’t connect to PSN in order to buy more titles, Sony couldn’t care less if it was easy to get hacked or not.

    It goes without saying that it now is more fun for us. I got the system and i haven’t gotten it out of the box yet, because i waited for this day.

  7. Hardin says:

    I am amused by Yifan’s tweet. Reminds me of a kid digging holes at the beach then covering them with a sheet of paper and a thin layer of sand and rubbing his hands like an evil genius while mildly annoyed adults go about their day.

  8. Bunny says:

    I think everything should run Doom. My sandwich should also run Doom.

  9. PSJunkClassic says:

    In all fairness, why the heck would you even buy this? Get a Pi, sync up a Dualshock 3, and you have PS1 style controller, wirelessly, for a far more genuine PS1 feel.

    This thing is just garbage on every possible level. Hacked, or otherwise.

  10. VitaGaming77 says:

    *** Doom! lol That guy totally Pwns, mad props for an early Xmas present. Satna came early this year! Cheers!

  11. fruitdreams says:

    Knew it was only a matter of time before it got hacked. Can’t wait to see what comes out of this.

  12. Anonymous says:

    I still see no reason why anyone should buy this. It’s simply too weak. Even a PS Vita TV (aka PlayStation TV) is better in every regard.

    • john says:

      Do you see many new PSTVs lying around ? Growing on branches ?

      Yeah though, the PSC and the PSTVs are identical in appearance, i see your point.

  13. Brian says:

    wow great marketing from Sony.they were smart to make it so, this would ensure tremendous sales volume and create another successful product

  14. Zeke says:

    Wow, even the encryption is sub-par. Every part of it screams rushed to market for Xmas cash in, pure laziness made with almost casual disinterest by presumably Sony interns. I feel bad for the poor suckers who buy this thing full price and end up disappointed, or worse having to deal with disappointed kids/spouses wondering what the heck is going on. The only people who seem to have done their job properly in this spitshow are the people who designed the case and controllers, which from a glance look authentic and cover up the cruddy underpowered overpriced machine that dwells inside.

    Poetic enough for ya?

  15. XT says:

    No attempt was made so people could tinker with it? Which may also increase sales. There is no extra value for Sony and no internet access on the device, but now people don’t need to complain as much. lol

  16. DarkHao says:

    wahaha lol, a can say only that, and i think many others too =)))

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