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A few days ago, the assistant Web developer, Eben Bathalon, shot me an instant message asking about the coolest PSP hacks (since he’d just purchased the PSP and wanted to start tinkering with it). I sent him to the few sites I knew and pointed him to a story that Eric Hellweg wrote for us about whether Sony would crack down on these.

Of course, less than a week later, there are more hack sites than you can shake a stick at – and the Web interns sent me a very cool story about a hack that allows PSP players to port over Nintendo’s old Game Boy games.

From Brittany Sauser:

PSP Hackers Reinventing the Game
According to Wired News, Japanese hackers have mastered the PSP and are developing programs that let it run software intended for a different platform. RIN is one program developed by a hacker known as Mr. Mirakichi that lets the PSP play software written for the original black-and-white Nintendo Game Boy System.

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