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April 10, 2011 // 10:28 pm - Today PlayStation 3 developer jjolano has released a PS3 homebrew application dubbed PSVibe v1.0, which as the name implies allows users to turn their DualShock 3 controller into a tuneable vibrating device followed by some updates below.

The release includes a normal PKG file and one for GeoHot PS3 CFW for PlayStation 3 Custom Firmware users.

Download: PSVibe v1.0 for PS3 / PSVibe v2.0 for PS3 / GIT

PSVibe Version 2.0 Changelog:

• Added Move compatibility (untested since I don't have a Move)
• Optimized some code
• Fixed separation of settings for each controller
• Rewrote code for PSL1GHT v2

From the ReadMe file: PSVibe turns your PS3 controller into a controllable vibrator - complete with fine tuning of the amount of force you want and the activation of motors.

Coming soon: Vibration wave (force goes high, low, high, low, etc.)

This program is licensed under the GNU GPLv3.

PSVibe v1.0 - PS3 DualShock 3 Vibrating Homebrew Arrives

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#11 - pauliux963 - April 11, 2011 // 10:56 am
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My girlfriend is gonna love this...


#10 - cyberfix - April 11, 2011 // 10:17 am
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I accidentlyyy installeddd this apppp...

#9 - MuzzleAU - April 11, 2011 // 7:34 am
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#8 - TUHTA - April 11, 2011 // 6:34 am
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For now, we can really call it "PLAYSTATION"! lol nice app, now we have something to do during the game loading time

#7 - leukotic - April 11, 2011 // 6:25 am
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lol, this is what homebrew has come to? Using the PS controller as a vibrator?

This would have been a perfect April fools joke.

#6 - chomps268 - April 11, 2011 // 4:36 am
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I can only think of one way that this would be useful...

#5 - GrandpaHomer - April 11, 2011 // 2:08 am
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Ha ha - I'm sure Sony is now green of envy for not offering such useful app on PSN for at least 5 bucks...

#4 - Transient - April 11, 2011 // 1:44 am
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Oh my... now you'll always wonder about this when playing PS3 at a friend's house...

#3 - kfk - April 10, 2011 // 11:52 pm
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Haha, that's great. Now I've just gotta convince my girlfriend to have at it.

#2 - Chivafighter - April 10, 2011 // 11:08 pm
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Pretty cool app, Takes control of the Dualshock and its components to make it vibrate on command haha.