Sony pulls two PSP games from PSN because of exploits for Vita

Sony has pulled Hot Shots Tennis and MotorStorm Arctic Rift in order to stop the two games from being used as exploits to hack into the Vita core functions.

Hackers have indicated that these titles might be used to gain access to the core functions in order to run their own programs.

Sony had a hard time with the piracy rates on it’s previous handheld system, the PSP. Sony’s trying to do everything it can to thwart a repeat performance by pirates on it’s Vita platform.

However, the only programs that the exploits would allow users to run are homebrew titles and not full Vita or PSP games but the scare was enough to prompt the discontinuation of the titles on PSN until Sony finds a way to patch the exploits.

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Khristopher is a well-to-do journalist with a video game addiction and a knack for writing. He's been playing video games for over two decades and gets a little bit itchy whenever he sees something new which tickles his fancy.