GTA Liberty City Stories PSP
CheatDevice by Edison Carter
LCS CheatDevice was the first homebrew ever to run on firmware 2.01, 2.5 and 2.6!
The savefile version of LCS CheatDevice only works with firmware versions 2.0 - 2.6 and the original unpatched GTA:LCS disk. The new GTA:LCS disk that comes with FW 2.6 has been patched. Scroll further down on this page if you want the savefile version.
New PRX version for use with DevHook, SE, OE and M33!
Works with the original or patched US disk and the unpatched UK/EU disk. Sorry, the patched UK/EU disk is not currently supported. See readme.txt for installation instructions. Some features are not implemented in the PRX version.
Version 1.0g PRX adds support for 3.10OE-A and up.
You must use lcscheatdevice371.prx for 3.71 M33 or higher.
Version 1.0g PRX: LCSCheatDevice10gPRX.zip
CheatDevice for Liberty City Stories
New in version 1.0d, "Bikes Can Drive on Walls" becomes "Drive on Walls" which works for cars too. You need to use hover cars to get on a roof of a building, then drive off the edge at about 20 mph.
The savefile version is for firmware versions 2.0, 2.01, 2.5 and 2.6. This will not work on 2.7 or higher!
US/Canada version 1.0d: CheatDevice10dUS.zip
UK/EU version 1.0d: CheatDevice10dUK.zip
Unzip the archive to your memory card so the files go in PSP/SAVEDATA/ULUS10041S0 if you're installing the US version, PSP/SAVEDATA/ULES00151S0 for the UK version. This replaces the first game save on the card.
To start CheatDevice, simply load it like a saved game. You can then load another save if you want and CheatDevice stays in memory.
Check out CheatSync to access the database of add-on cheats.
New PRX version for use with DevHook! Works with any emulated firmware version. Works with the new patched US disk and the original US and UK disks. Sorry, the patched UK disk is not currently supported. See readme.txt for installation instructions. Some features are not implemented yet in the PRX version.
Version 1.0f PRX: LCSCheatDevice10fPRX.zip
Disclaimer: THIS CAN CRASH YOUR GAME. USE AT YOUR OWN RISK. USE 333MHZ AT YOUR OWN RISK! Don't save your game after using this.
Infinite health and armor
Edit wanted level
Edit weather + Snow
Display coordinates and speed
Step through walls
Activate spawn cheats with one button
Edit car colors
Never fall off your bike
Firmware 2.6 support
Your car is indestructible, always steaming, smoking, or on fire
Change CPU speed to 333MHz (was fw 2.0-2.5 only)
Battery percent, voltage and temp (was fw 2.0-2.5 only)
Turn while power jumping
Frames per second meter added to coordinates display
Added "Really High" to teleport list for Dodo gliding
Completely stops the game during screen capture so action shots won't be blurry
New savefile for UK version
Added confirmation dialog before unloading.
Gives the screen more time to repaint before screenshot
Stabalized the Dodo for easier gliding
Flyable Dodo with thrust
Video recorder optimizations
Added step up/down, use -1.5m to submerge a flatbed to ramp level
Step through walls works while driving
Bikes can drive on walls
Unlimited heli flying height
Select ped outfit, press TRIANGLE to activate
Teleport to player target (the player-set red marker on the map)
Video recorder optimizations
Cheats memory increased to 200k
Select cheats files from cheats directory
333MHz now supported on firmware 2.6
Full size video recorder
Load outside staunton safehouse
Drivable RC toys
Your car is indestructible also prevents visible damage
Gangs no longer attack you
Automatically flip over
Drive on walls works for cars too
v0.1 release notes:
Yes, the Hunter is in the game! To fire the chain gun, press SQUARE+X. Be careful with the spawn choices, some stuff like RC toys and boats will crash the game. Someone reported that boats might not crash if you're near water, so that needs to be explored more.
v0.2 release notes:
Teleport works whether you're on foot or in a car. If you're in a car, I had to make it stabalize it for a few seconds or else it would often get tipped over or flipped around. It stabalizes for 2 seconds teleporting within an island, 18 seconds going from island to island. If you're parked on a slant, it's kinda interesting when you come out of teleport.
I added teleport locations for well known landmarks and mission pickup locations. I haven't finished the Shoreside Vale missions, so those may not be complete. I didn't include teleport locations for the insides of the safehouses because you just fall into nothing unless you're teleporting from there. It seems once you leave the interior, it goes away. They do appear to be located inside their buildings where they are represented to be.
Instead of walk through walls, I'm doing step through walls. Go up to a wall facing it and go to the menu and press X on Step Through Wall. It'll move you 1 meter forward. You can do a fun standing walking thing if you hold X down. (was there a music video that had this in it?)
Power Jump allows you to fly around using the jump button. Press and hold SQUARE to jump and keep jumping, then pump the SQUARE button to stay level. I added a little forward velocity to keep you going. Feels a lot like the Matrix jumping from rooftop to rooftop this way. It does have the power to shove you through a roof if you want to walk through ceilings. This gives you the ability to explore everywhere, inside buildings and above the height limit. A lot of buildings are not solid above a certain height. The one I'm standing on in the picture I think is the highest solid building.
v0.3 release notes:
While you have a vehicle spawn line selected, just press the last button of the cheat code, either CIRCLE or L1, to spawn things. Check the instructions at the bottom of the screen for which button to press. CheatDevice copies the rest of the cheat into the button history buffer to trick the game into thinking you entered the whole cheat.
Screenshot saves a BMP of the screen to the /PSP/PHOTO directory where you can view it from the PSP's photo viewer. The files are numbered sequentially. The numbering starts over at 1 again when you restart CheatDevice, so be aware it'll be overwriting your previous screenshots. The screens were coming out much too dark originally, so I added an automatic brightness adjustment.
To take a picture, go to Screenshot and press X twice quickly and carefully. You may have to press it a third time if it doesn't trigger. I needed a trigger that you wouldn't accidently hit easily, but also wouldn't use a button that would reset the camera or make you jump or move or change anything on the screen, which most of them do. I tried to slow down the game as much as possible while it's copying the screen, but you still need to hold still to keep from messing up the snapshot.
You can edit the colors of the car you're driving. The stripe color only applies if the car has a stripe or two tone second color. Special vehicles like taxis and gang cars that do not change colors when resprayed can not have their colors changed.
Toni was never as good with motorcycles as CJ. He just falls off too easily to have any fun. Problem solved.
v0.4 release notes:
Your Car Is Indestructible makes any car you get in indestructible, even after you get out. If flipped over, it'll stay that way like a turtle on its back and not catch fire. You can flip it back over with grenades. This effect does not last through a garage save, and cars can still get visible damage as usual.
Your Car Is Always On Fire makes your car stay on fire all the time without exploding. Once you get off, the clock starts ticking, so get away or get back in fast!
No Reload works for handguns, smg's, assault rifles, sniper rifles, and rocket launchers. The rocket launcher has the added bonus that if you keep holding the trigger, you can keep firing after you run out of rockets.
v0.5 release notes:
This version lets you change your CPU speed between 222MHz and 333MHz. You can also see your battery level, voltage and temp. This feature is not available on firmware 2.6 yet. The syscalls are all mixed up on 2.6 and it would be prohibitively difficult to discover the CPU and battery stuff on 2.6. Of course the battery life will be shorter if you play at 333MHz.
Video Recorder records an animated GIF at 8 frames per second. I think it may actually be better to stay at 222MHz for video recording. The CPU time starvation on 222MHz helps slow down the game and hold the screen still during the screen captures.
Don't forget to press DOWN+X to stop your video before taking the memory card out!
The GIF file generated is uncompressed. To compress it, load it into anything that can load animated GIFs and then save. Compression reduces the filesize by better than 50%. Always compress the GIF before posting on the web, and limit the length of your recordings to keep the size reasonable!
The Heavy Bike cheat determines the mass of motorcycles when they are first created, like when you open the garage or when you first see one in traffic, so you need to turn it on before opening the garage or finding a motorcycle you want to ride. Once a motorcycle is created, its mass property is set. Other motorcycles on the road will also be heavy, but for peds, their motorcycles burst into flames at the slightest touch of another vehicle. If you don't want this, get yourself a heavy motorcycle then turn the cheat off so new motorcycles will be normal.
With this cheat, you are the heaviest thing in the universe and in every collision, the other vehicle has to do all the moving to get out of the way. If you shove a car into a wall, it has nowhere else to go so it'll squirt up into the air like the Yardie Lobo in my video.
If you don't turn on Your Car Is Indestructible, you get a cool flame effect when you crash into walls.
v0.6 release notes:
I left the Dodo more realistic. If you pull back too much on the stick, it'll stall and descend. Like a real plane of this type, you can't climb too much too fast without losing too much speed. I think this was the amount of power they intended it to have because with more thrust it has a bad noseclimb problem.
I made some more optimizations to the video recorder. It's a little faster now.
v0.7 release notes:
Helicopters can now break the height limit.
Gameplay Speed is the same thing that's controlled by the Faster Gameplay and Slower Gameplay button cheats. In LCS, gameplay will only speed up as much as the CPU can keep up, so it usually doesn't achieve full 2x speed, let alone higher speeds. 333MHz can help that. It also won't go slower than a minimum speed.
Walking Speed makes you move faster on foot. 2.5 is a good choice for quicker walking. Higher values can be hard to control and work like walk-through-walls. You can moonwalk by setting a negative value.
With Bikes Can Drive on Walls, whatever direction the bottom of your tires is facing is the direction of gravity for you.
You can now set gravity to any amount you want. The gravity setting persists after CheatDevice exits, so you can enter multiplayer with modified gravity. Press X to turn on the button control up=reverse.
Freeze Everything works like it did in San Andreas.
Gravity and Freeze Everything don't always apply to all vehicles, only aggressive drivers and cars you've touched. You can use this to simulate the Bubble Cars cheat from San Andreas. With zero gravity, cars you touch float away. Bikes Can Drive on Walls gives you your own personal gravity on bikes, while everyone else is subject to zero gravity. You'll probably also want Heavy Bike to make it more fun.
If you want Gravity and Freeze Everything to apply to all ped vehicles, use the Aggressive Drivers button cheat (SQUARE, SQUARE, R1, X, X, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE).
The Cheat Maker feature is only intended for programmers and skilled cheat developers. You can screw things up in innumerable ways if you don't know what you're doing.
v0.8 release notes:
Rocket Boost gives you forward thrust whether you're on the ground or in the air or upside down. Settings 1 or 2 are good for fast driving on the ground. Rocket Boost 10 is good for making bikes fly.
I added the ability to turn your motorcycle in the air while using Rocket Boost.
v0.9 release notes:
You'll need to move your cheats.txt file into the cheats directory. This version can access any cheats files in the cheats directory by highlighting "File: ..." and pressing left/right. They're in the order of the files in the directory, so make sure you copy the file you want to come up first into the directory first.
For tips on using Construction Mode, see this thread
When you enable Construction Mode, it doesn't become fully active until you close the menu screen. Use the arrow buttons and analog stick to move around. You can move faster by holding X. It can be easier to see what you're working on if you use L1+LEFT to zoom out.
Here is a list of known object IDs. Objects usually take a couple seconds to appear. If you move too far away from where the object was originally created, it may become invisible. Holding R1 will usually make it appear again.
v1.0 release notes:
Please try to limit your use of the large video recorder. The videos generated are huge to download. For technical reasons, it is not possible to display the instructions during full screen video recording without the possibility of it getting into the video, so you'll just have to remember that X+DOWN stops the recording.
RCGOBLI, RCRAIDE, RCBANDT and "tiny invisible heli" are all drivable now thanks to Vettefan. If you take the invisible heli to a pay 'n spray, it'll become visible and you can see it's the police heli that chases you when you have 3 stars.
Lloyd for help with finding car colors.
Jérémie Blanc for finding car speed at offset 0x0124.
GFCC for the Vice City never fall off bike cheat, it was instructive.
Waterbottle for finding car health.
Jérémie Blanc for finding memory locations for no reload.
ADePSP for the FAQ.
ADePSP, MURDOC and Jérémie Blanc for testing Cheat Maker.
Vettefan for radar map enable/disable location.
Mister Enchilada for finding radar blips for Player Target teleport.
Waterbottle for originally discovering how to create objects in the game.
Joek2100 for additional object creation discoveries.
Vettefan for camera zoom distance.
Ditlew and Fanjita for documenting the syscalls for 333MHz on fw2.6.
-DeMoN-, Waterbottle, joek2100, Vettefan, Jérémie Blanc and Ade for testing Construction Mode.
joek2100 for changing where you spawn when the game loads.
Waterbottle for all hidden packages found.
Vettefan for sideways tires, no physical car damage, drivable rc toys and gangs don't attack you.
Mister Enchilada for PCJ and Dodo spawns at the airport.
Vettefan for heavy cars.
Helicopter in the Garage
Vettefan created a better version with a hunter you don't have to push out and everything-proof vehicles: thread link
I got into the savefile! I'll be able to do even more with this than I did in San Andreas, but first off, time to edit helicopters into garages.
There are lots of buildings without roofs to explore, and some city blocks are unpainted inside and you get a psychedelic effect. I found an island of rubble inside one. It's really easy to get underneath the world if you want to.
These savefiles have a Police Maverick in the Staunton Garage. Unzip to your memory card and the files should end up in PSP/SAVEDATA/ULUS10041S0. It replaces your first game save.
US/Canada version: HeliInGarageUS.zip
UK/Europe version: HeliInGarageUK.zip
It looks like it's easier to push it out with a car. Before opening the garage door, go out to the street and get a car. Get the PCJ out of there and park the car in the back behind the helicopter, then turn the heli's tail to one side with your head. Get in the car and push it out.
Video of pushing the heli out with a car in under 3 minutes. I probably should have pushed the tail to the other side.
Hmm, better choose a better garage to spawn it in...
15 minutes of shoving with a PCJ 600
Ready to go!
I found this island of rubble inside a city block.
A short video made using the Perfect Traction and Change Bike Tire Size cheats
Bobble Head World
(to take pictures of the PSP screen you need to use the Macro Mode on your digital camera,
usually the button with the little flower next to it)
discovered here by Edison Carter
Warning: Do not save after using cheats. Some of these can't be disabled!
Weapon Set 1
UP, SQUARE, SQUARE, DOWN, LEFT, SQUARE, SQUARE, RIGHT
Brass knuckles, knife, molatov, 9mm, shotgun, tec-9, AK, flamethrower, sniper rifle
Weapon Set 2
UP, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, DOWN, LEFT, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, RIGHT
Katana, remote grenades, revolver, sawn-off shotgun, uzi, M4, rocket launcher, sniper rifle w/laser scope
Weapon Set 3
UP, X, X, DOWN, LEFT, X, X, RIGHT
Chainsaw, grenades, revovler, combat shotgun, SMG, M4, minigun, sniper rifle w/laser scope
L1, R1, TRIANGLE, L1, R1, CIRCLE, L1, R1
L1, R1, CIRCLE, L1, R1, X, L1, R1
L1, R1, X, L1, R1, SQUARE, L1, R1
Raise Wanted Level
L1, R1, SQUARE, L1, R1, TRIANGLE, L1, R1
L1, L1, TRIANGLE, R1, R1, X, SQUARE, CIRCLE
L1, L1, CIRCLE, R1, R1, SQUARE, TRIANGLE, X
UP, DOWN, CIRCLE, UP, DOWN, SQUARE, L1, R1
UP, DOWN, X, UP, DOWN, TRIANGLE, L1, R1
UP, DOWN, SQUARE, UP, DOWN, CIRCLE, L1, R1
UP, DOWN, TRIANGLE, UP, DOWN, X, L1, R1
L1, L1, LEFT, L1, L1, RIGHT, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE
L1, L1, LEFT, L1, L1, RIGHT, CIRCLE, X
Destroy All Cars
L1, L1, LEFT, L1, L1, RIGHT, X, SQUARE
Random Ped Outfit
L1, L1, LEFT, L1, L1, RIGHT, SQUARE, TRIANGLE
L1, L1, R1, L1, L1, R1, LEFT, SQUARE
Peds Attack You
L1, L1, R1, L1, L1, R1, UP, TRIANGLE
Peds Have Weapons
R1, R1, L1, R1, R1, L1, RIGHT, CIRCLE
R1, R1, L1, R1, R1, L1, DOWN, X
R1, TRIANGLE, X, R1, SQUARE, CIRCLE, LEFT, RIGHT
Perfect Traction, Car Hop
L1, UP, LEFT, R1, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, DOWN, X
Press DOWN while driving a car to make it hop really high
Media Attention Meter
L1, UP, RIGHT, R1, TRIANGLE, SQUARE, DOWN, X
L1, DOWN, LEFT, R1, X, CIRCLE, UP, TRIANGLE
All Green Lights
TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, R1, SQUARE, SQUARE, L1, X, X
SQUARE, SQUARE, R1, X, X, L1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE
X, X, R1, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, L1, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE
CIRCLE, CIRCLE, R1, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, L1, SQUARE, SQUARE
TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, DOWN, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, UP, L1, L1
Cars Drive On Water
CIRCLE, X, DOWN, CIRCLE, X, UP, L1, L1
Ride With Me -- was "Unknown, No Confirm Message"
X, SQUARE, DOWN, X, SQUARE, UP, R1, R1
Calls the nearest ped to get in your car or get on your bike. Only gives a confirmation message if you're in a vehicle and there's a ped nearby.
DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, L1, R1
Bobble Head World
DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, X, L1, R1
DOWN, DOWN, DOWN, X, X, SQUARE, R1, L1
X, X, X, DOWN, DOWN, RIGHT, L1, R1
Unlock one game location, two gangs and 14 characters in multiplayer
UP, UP, UP, SQUARE, SQUARE, TRIANGLE, R1, L1
Unlock two game locations, four gangs and 28 characters in multiplayer
UP, UP, UP, CIRCLE, CIRCLE, X, L1, R1
Unlock two game locations, seven gangs and 43 characters in multiplayer
UP, UP, UP, X, X, SQUARE, R1, L1
Unlock all game locations, gangs and characters in multiplayer
UP, UP, UP, TRIANGLE, TRIANGLE, CIRCLE, L1, R1
Change Bike Tire Size
CIRCLE, RIGHT, X, UP, RIGHT, X, L1, SQUARE
Display Game Credits
L1, R1, L1, R1, UP, DOWN, L1, R1
All Vehicles Chrome Plated
TRIANGLE, R1, L1, DOWN, DOWN, R1, R1, TRIANGLE