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ModChat 085 - Sega Saturn on PS4, More PS5 Jailbreak News, OpenLara on GBA

ModChat 085 - Sega Saturn on PS4, More PS5 Jailbreak News, OpenLara on GBA

January 20, 2022

New year, same podcast! ModChat returns in 2022 with a new emulator on the PS4 scene, this time around for Sega Saturn games! We also see Apollo Save Tool make a bigger splash on PS4 thanks to firmware 9.00 compatibility. Some more PS5 news has come down the pipeline, looking at Znullptr's most recent tease in regards to gaining kernel level access to the PS5. The Wii U makes an appearance here in the form of Tiramisu, now becoming the new standard to modifying the Wii U and replacing Haxchi/CBHC completely! The impossible becomes possible seeing OpenLara, an open source reverse engineering effort of the original Tomb Raider, ported over to the Game Boy Advance of all consoles. Finally, we poke at Microsoft's mistake earlier this month where a Developer Mode "ban wave" might have been entirely accidental. Stay tuned!

ModChat 084 - PS4 9.00 Jailbreak Released & Tips on Finding a 9.00 Jailbreakable PS4

ModChat 084 - PS4 9.00 Jailbreak Released & Tips on Finding a 9.00 Jailbreakable PS4

December 15, 2021

The speculation of a Christmas release has come early: a new PS4 jailbreak working on firmware 9.00 from ChendoChap, laureeeeeee, Specter, and Znullptr! We discuss the release, some exciting bonuses alongside it, and demonstrate it here on this episode of ModChat. Along with discussing the recent jailbreak release, this episode also includes a buying guide of sorts to help people track down a low firmware PS4, similar to the previous episodes made for new firmware updates.

ModChat 083 - PS5 Jailbroken, RGH3 Released, PS4 9.00 Rumors

ModChat 083 - PS5 Jailbroken, RGH3 Released, PS4 9.00 Rumors

December 11, 2021

Finishing out this year strong with a whole slew of updates going as far back as the original Xbox all the way up to the PS5! XeniumOS gets a much deserved update for the first time in over a decade, and we see another decompilation project come to completion with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time being fully decompiled. The PlayStation consoles get a lot of love here as well, first off with the PS5 confirmed to have been jailbroken! We also address some rumors of a possible jailbreak for the PS4 coming to firmware 9.00. The Xbox 360 gets some major love in the form of RGH3: a reset glitch solution without a glitch chip?! Finally, the PSP get some awesome new Despertar del Cementerio updates and even has a feature in a new anime?!

ModChat 082 - PS4 9.00 & PS5 21.02-04.03 WebKit Exploit, Switch OLED Model Modified

ModChat 082 - PS4 9.00 & PS5 21.02-04.03 WebKit Exploit, Switch OLED Model Modified

October 30, 2021

Some exciting topics all over the place as old as the PSP to as new as the PS5 for this spooky episode of ModChat! We start things off with yet another PS Vita homebrew port, this being Final Fantasy V's Android build now ported to the Vita. We also get a two-for-one special with a new WebKit exploit released which covers both the PS4 AND PS5! A Sega Saturn emulator for the Switch was discovered and... This one is an official emulator?! And a good one at that?! However the Switch news doesn't stop there, since we've got the Switch OLED Model released, we also got to see that get modified day one! The Xbox 360 sees some love with an awesome homebrew game release of PADDLE MEYHEM! CheatDevice gets the remastered treatment for the PSP, and we finish off with some awesome interactive board layer scans of the Switch hardware now for all to enjoy.

ModChat 081 - Final Fantasy 3 & 4 Vita Game Ports, re3 Lawsuit, Spine & RPCS4 PS4 Emulators

ModChat 081 - Final Fantasy 3 & 4 Vita Game Ports, re3 Lawsuit, Spine & RPCS4 PS4 Emulators

September 18, 2021

The Vita gets a ton of love this month with a plethora of ports including Battlefield: Bad Company 2, Final Fantasy 3, Final Fantasy 4, and Doki Doki Literature Club! Like some kind of cruel joke, coming off the last episode of ModChat in which the Grand Theft Auto 3 reverse engineering project (re3) was restored on GitHub, it looks like several developers are now being sued due to work on the project. Finally, we also look at some awesome PS4 emulator progress on PC as well as news of older LittleBigPlanet games going offline.

ModChat 080 - reVC Switch Port, Take-Two GTA Mod Takedowns, Right to Repair Passed

ModChat 080 - reVC Switch Port, Take-Two GTA Mod Takedowns, Right to Repair Passed

July 31, 2021

The re3 project has returned to GitHub, and with that comes another awesome homebrew Switch port, this time around for reVC! We also take a brief look at a Friday Night Funkin' port for... The PS1?! A new Xbox 360 NAND programmer has released called the xFlasher 360, beating out the current competition in terms of speed. We also talk about some old Grand Theft Auto mods being taken down, Right to Repair being passed, as well as clearing up the story of thousands of PS4 consoles being used in a warehouse in Ukraine.

ModChat 079 - R3DUX (Open Source Xecuter 3) & PS3 4.88 Update

ModChat 079 - R3DUX (Open Source Xecuter 3) & PS3 4.88 Update

June 26, 2021

The original Xbox scene gets some more love with R3DUX, the open source reverse engineering effort of the Xecuter 3 chip! We also get yet another PS3 firmware update bringing us up to version 4.88 now, with a bit more under the hood than many would expect. Another awesome homebrew port to the PS Vita comes in the form of Bully. Super Mario World gets a native widescreen patch for use with bsnes-hd, and finally we take a look at a Smash character mod.

ModChat 078 - Despertar del Cementerio 9 Release & 16 TB USB Xbox 360 Patch

ModChat 078 - Despertar del Cementerio 9 Release & 16 TB USB Xbox 360 Patch

May 22, 2021

The Switch's newly implemented Bluetooth driver gets some love thanks to the release of nx-btred! Despertar del Cementerio makes a surprise and long awaited return thanks to balika011 taking the reigns on a new implementation of it. We also get to see an awesome announcement for the Xbox 360 in the form of an incoming patch to allow USB drives up to 16 TB! Finally, we take a look at burning games... On the Wii U?

ModChat 077 - FreePSXBoot, CBOMB on PS3/PS4/PS5, Virtua Fighter 5 Port in Yakuza

ModChat 077 - FreePSXBoot, CBOMB on PS3/PS4/PS5, Virtua Fighter 5 Port in Yakuza

April 24, 2021

The developments for the original PlayStation keep on coming, this time around with FreePSXBoot! Shortly after the release of the tonyhax, even better is it seems FreePSXBoot can be combined with tonyhax to provide a PS1 softmod using only a memory card to boot from! This episode also discusses the Ky├╗HEN Homebrew Competition for the PS Vita, some awesome MechaCon related releases, discussion of the CBOMB scare related to the PS3/PS4/PS5, and a FULL Xbox 360 game port found in a couple of the Yakuza games!

ModChat 076 - PS4 7.55 Jailbreak Released & Tips on Finding a 7.55 Jailbreakable PS4

ModChat 076 - PS4 7.55 Jailbreak Released & Tips on Finding a 7.55 Jailbreakable PS4

March 15, 2021

Another episode, another release! This time around sleirsgoevy delivers with an updated and working jailbreak working on firmwares 7.50, 7.51, and 7.55 PS4 consoles! Along with discussing the recent jailbreak release, this episode also includes a buying guide of sorts to help people track down a low firmware PS4, similar to a separate video I made covering the 6.72 and 7.02 jailbreaks.

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