Archive for March, 2008

Inside the DualShock 3

PCWorld takes a look inside the new DualShock 3, along with the DualShock 2, and the SIXAXIS controllers.

The PS2 DualShock 2:


The original SIXAXIS for the PS3:


The PS3 DualShock 3, which is out in Japan and is officially coming to North America in April:



New Blu-ray movies for the week 3.31.08

Seems like the Blu-ray floodgates are starting to open. Plenty to pick from this week and a lot more coming in the next couple months. Anything for you this week?

* Alvin and the Chipmunks (20th Century Fox)
* Unbreakable (Disney / Buena Vista)
* Hidalgo (Disney / Buena Vista)
* Coyote Ugly: The Double-Shot Edition (Disney / Buena Vista)
* Justin Timberlake: FutureSex/LoveShow Live from Madison Square Garden (Sony Music)
* Category 7: The End of the World (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* Beer League (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* 10.5: Apocalypse (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* The Last Sentinel (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* Blackbeard (Echo Bridge Entertainment)
* Behind the Yellow Line (Celestial Pictures)

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Online PSN Store Revamp Underway

[Update: Tosh sent me these rumoured screenshots of new store.]


SCEE says that the PLAYSTATION®Store is going to go through a revamp very soon, and that there will be no new content for two weeks! Yay and boo at the same time I guess.

Salient part of the press release:

Customer feedback drives new design, interface and navigation
Updates on hold for two weeks; new-look Store launches mid-April

This April, PLAYSTATION®Store, the online content store on PLAYSTATION®Network, is getting a whole new look and feel – and it’s in response to feedback from the millions of PSN registrants in the PAL region.

The revamp comes in response to a survey last year which showed that many PLAYSTATION Store users wanted a better interface and easier navigation. The new design will deliver a hugely improved navigation system, much greater scope for categorisation and a dynamic new user interface.

Content will be suspended for two weeks while the improvements are carried out but users can look forward to a special update in mid-April.

There will be no weekly content updates between now and the re-launch, although users can still download content from the back catalogue, such as Warhawk™ and Gran Turismo™ 5 Prologue.

The PLAYSTATION Store revamp will not affect PLAYSTATION Network accounts or the virtual wallet system.


PLAYSTATION®Store to undergo April revamp


Why Fanboys Hate GamesRadar

These videos are good for a nice laugh.

100 Reasons Why Fanboys Hate PlayStation

100 Reasons Why Fanboys Hate Xbox


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